MEDIC First Aid® BasicPlus

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The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide high quality CPR skills, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Certification: 2 years

Instructional Time: 4-5 hours

(3-4 hours for re-certification)

Intended Audience

This course is intended for occupational first aid providers. It is designed to help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

Course Topics

  • Respiratory and circulatory systems
  • Chain of survival
  • CPR assessment and response
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training
  • Safety and legal considerations in emergency situations
  • Assessment and response in emergency situations
  • Control of bleeding and recognition of internal bleeding
  • Managing shock
  • Injury of head, neck, back, brain, and limbs
  • Temperature-related illness
  • First aid for sudden illness and other medical emergencies
  • Blocked airway and choking
  • CPR and first aid skills practice

Specific First Aid Topics

  • Amputation
  • Impaled object
  • Open abdominal or chest injury
  • Object or chemicals in eye
  • Nosebleed
  • Injured tooth
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Bites and stings

Interested in scheduling a class?