Basic Life Support (BLS) For Prehospital Providers Online Portion
|This item is the online portion of the BLS for Prehospital Providers course, which includes both online and classroom-based components.
The BLS for Prehospital Providers course is specifically designed to meet the needs of the EMS market, and is intended for prehospital emergency care professionals, including emergency medical technicians (EMTs), advanced EMTs, police officers, firefighters, and paramedics. This course is recommended for those who have previously received training in BLS and CPR.
While tailored for prehospital providers, this course covers the same objectives as BLS for Healthcare Providers, and successful completion results in a BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card
For successful course completion, AHA BLS FOR PREHOSPITAL PROVIDERS Blended course has three (3) parts:
- Part 1: online cognitive lessons—anytime and anywhere with computer access- 6 hours
- Part 2: hands-on skills practice + Part 3: hands-on skills testing – 1-2 hours
After payment the online keycode/course key and instructions on how to log in and register for the HeartCode® BLS FOR PREHOSPITAL PROVIDERS Online Part 1 at http://aeglobalrescue.myonlineaha.org will be send to your email ( please supply a functional e-mail during registration) usually within 1 business day. If you do not receive an email within 2 working days, please write firstname.lastname@example.org or call +234-811-111-2311.
Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 (including the written online exam) and have printed out their certificate should write email@example.com or call +234-811-111-2311 or go to our website book for a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3).
After passing the skill test AHA BLS FOR PREHOSPITAL PROVIDERS Card will be issued to you same day.
Course content includes:
- Science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC
- Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
- The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
- 1- and 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child, and infant
- Differences between adult, child, and infant rescue techniques
- Bag-mask techniques for adult, child, and infant
- Rescue breathing for adult, child, and infant
- Relief of choking for adult, child, and infant
- CPR with an advanced airway
- The roles and positions of rescuers on a high-performance resuscitation team
Key Features and Benefits
This online item provides the cognitive portion of the BLS for Prehospital Providers course. Students must complete the online portion, including passing the online exam with a score of 84% or higher, before attending the classroom portion. The online portion includes:
- three interactive scenarios modeled after real-life experiences that providers encounter in the field
- “See the Science” icons throughout the course that allow providers to learn more about the science behind treatment recommendations
- science topics listed in the “Resources” section of the course
- a “Questions for Discussions” form that allows students to provide feedback and ask questions about the online portion of the course, and to provide information about their professional experience, which they can bring to class to reference during the Instructor-led discussions
- a “Team Diagram” handout that outlines the roles and positions of rescuers in a high-performance resuscitation team
- an online exam (must be passed with a score of 84% or higher prior to entry into the classroom portion of the course)
- a certificate of completion (accessible after passing the exam) that must be printed and presented for entry into the classroom portion of the course
- Includes access to all information in the online course for 24 months following activation of the course key. Average completion time for the online portion is 30-90 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How many times can a student try to pass the exam?
A: Each course key lets the student take the exam twice. If he or she does not pass within two attempts, the Training Center will need to provide a new course key to allow the student to take the exam again.
Q: Is this a credentialed course?
A: Yes, successful completion of both the online portion and the classroom portion results in a BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card.