Basic Life Support (BLS)

The Course is suitable for:
The AHA/ Irish Heart Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course is aimed at medical, healthcare and emergency or paramedical staff.

Number of participants:
Max 8

Course Programme.
The skills taught include adult and paediatric CPR including two rescuer scenarios, use of bag valve mask and barrier devices, management of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

The BLS course requires approximately 5½ hours to complete, including skills practice.

Manual for Course:
CPR/AED Handout.

Course participants are evaluated by skills testing and a written multiple-choice exam.

Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association Valid for two years.

Duration of Course:
Approximately 5½ hours to complete