BLS for Health Professionals


Duration: 2.5 hours

This course is suitable for ward nurses working in low-acuity settings where a cardiac arrest team is available on-site, pharmacists, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals that may have to provide basic life support until medical help arrives. Participants can gain certification by attending a designated BLS for Health Professional Course or by attending the first 2.5hrs of an open ACLS refresher course.

Inclusions

  • Adult, child and infant CPR
  • Use of oropharyngeal airways
  • 2-person use of a bag-mask resuscitator
  • Automated external defibrillation
  • ECG monitoring and assisting with manual defibrillation
  • Adult, child and infant choking
  • Preparation of emergency drugs
  • Principles of good team work during cardiac arrest

Upcoming Courses

Wednesday, 26 July 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:30pm
Saturday, 19 August 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 10:30am
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
Saturday, 25 November 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 9:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
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