This Certification course provides all of the requirements for health care provider and professional rescuer, which includes adult, child, infant CPR,rescue breathing, and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). AHA requires a "pass" grade on skills, exam, and minimum of 84 score on written exam to qualify for certification. Dress comfortably.
Required Textbook to be read prior to class: American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers (latest edition).
Includes a one-hour lunch break
Pre-Requisite for this certification:
AHX-100 CPR, AHX183- Standard First Aid, and AHX179 Medical Terminology for Allied Health or valid AHA certifications in these courses.
Introduction to cardiac anatomy and terminology, recognition of cardiac emergencies, obtaining 12-lead ECG or EKG tracing and basic rhythm interpretation.