HeartCode® BLS Online is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses adaptive learning technology to allow learners to acquire and demonstrate Basic Life Support skills using a personalized learning path that adapts in real time to a learner’s performance. The program is designed for healthcare professionals who need Basic Life Support training for their clinical duties. Utilizing a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, Cognitive Assessment Activities, illustrations, knowledge checks and interactive activities, this program teaches BLS knowledge and skills. This method of learning provides training consistency and adaptability to different learning styles. Students can work at their own pace applying their knowledge to real-time decision making. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each knowledge check and each Cognitive Assessment Activity.
Students must complete the online portion, followed by the in person Hands-On skills session (sold separately) conducted by a Health First instructor at our Training Center location. Students who successfully complete the online course and skills session, will receive a BLS Provider Course Completion eCard, valid for two years.
Online course duration: Approximately 1.5 hours, depending on the level of proficiency.
Who should take this 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 hospital and pre-hospital settings.
What Does this Course Teach?
Topics covered in this course are:
- The steps of the Chains of Survival
- How to perform high-quality CPR for an adult, a child, and an infant
- How to use an AED
- Effective team dynamics in a multi rescuer resuscitation
- How to treat special considerations in basic life support
- How to relieve foreign-body airway obstruction for an adult, a child, and an infant