Basic Life Support (CPR) Course
11/05 - 11/05/2019
These courses are open to the general public and are held at Memorial Medical Center at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation in Springfield, Illinois.
BLS from AHA offers the advantages of:
- Content representing the latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes
- Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients
- Course and content flexibility for AHA Instructors and students, including adaptability to local protocols.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.
- New science and education from the AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
- The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
Course fee is $45
Payment is due at the start of class and can be paid by cash or check only.
The use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for the portion of fees needed for AHA cards and course materials, do not represent income to the American Heart Association.
All classes will be held at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois. The center is located at 228 W. Miller St, Springfield, IL.