HeartCode BLS (Online BLS)

Course Description:

HeartCode BLS is the online portion of BLS blended learning. It uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. After completing the online portion, students must attend a structured Instructor-led hands-on session that focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing. Where available, students may also complete the hands-on portion with a voice-assisted manikin (VAM).



Learning Objectives:

After successfully completing the full HeartCode BLS Course (online portion, followed by a hands-on session), students 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

• Apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival

• Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

 • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult

• Describe the importance of early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

• Demonstrate the appropriate use of an AED

• Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device

• Perform high-quality CPR for a child

 • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant

• Describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation

• Perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR

• Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an adult or child

• Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an infant



Target Audience:

HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals and others seeking an alternative delivery method for completing BLS training.

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