BLS for Health Professionals


Duration: 3 hours

This course is designed for what previously known as "level 4" providers. This course is suitable for nurses working in low-acuity settings where a cardiac arrest team is available on-site, vaccinators, 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 3hrs of an open Advanced Life Support refresher course and completing a comprehensive e-learning package. This course covers the requirements for vaccinators as per the Ministry of Health guidelines with learning content covering the management of anaphylaxis.

Inclusions

  • Adult, child and infant CPR
  • Use of oropharyngeal airways
  • Use of Supraglottic airways (LMA's/Igel)
  • 2-person use of a bag-mask resuscitator
  • Use of an AED
  • ECG monitoring and assisting with manual defibrillation
  • Adult, child and infant choking
  • Preparation of emergency drugs
  • Principles of good team work during cardiac arrest
  • Management of anaphylaxis

Upcoming Courses

Thursday, 2 December 2021
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Unit 18, 14 AIRBORNE Rd ROSEDALE 0632 AUCKLAND view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, 8 December 2021
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 6 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 8:15pm
Saturday, 11 December 2021
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 20 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 11:45am
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 20 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 8:15pm
Saturday, 22 January 2022
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 12 students
  • Time: From 8:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 12 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 8:30pm
Sunday, 20 February 2022
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 12 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 11:30am
Saturday, 2 April 2022
  • Cost $195.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital - Clinical Skills Centre Level 4 Support Building view map
  • Class size: Maximum 12 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 11:00am
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The course was a good refresher, Cathy was a good and fun instructor. She was answering our questions clearly. The course could be more improved if we had more time to do more scenarios.
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