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Goals and Learning Outcomes

The goal of the BLS Course is to train participants to save the lives of victims in cardiac arrest through highquality CPR. The AHA designed the BLS Course to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team. BLS skills are applicable to any healthcare setting. BLS students will learn rescue techniques for adults, children, and infants.

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival.
  • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival.
  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR.
  • Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants.
  • Describe the importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use.
  • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device.
  • Describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR.
  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

Course Termination Date: Not yet determined

Content Expiration Date: 12/31/24

Course Originally Released On: 01/09/21

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

Disclaimer: Not all courses will provide California Board of Registered Nursing approval. Per California Assembly Bill No. 241, continuing education courses related to direct patient care shall address at least one or a combination of the following:(1) Examples of how implicit bias affects perceptions and treatment decisions of licensees, leading to disparities in health outcomes; or (2) Strategies to address how unintended biases in decision-making may contribute to health care disparities by shaping behavior and producing differences in medical treatment along lines of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.

 

CEBroker

Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, Kansas State Board of Nursing, Kentucky Board of Nursing, Michigan Board of Nursing, Mississippi Board of Nursing, New Hampshire Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, North Dakota Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and West Virginia Board Of Registered Nurses

 

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Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.