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 Advanced Life Support 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, 17 October 2018
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
Sunday, 28 October 2018
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 11:15am
Sunday, 18 November 2018
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 11:15am
Wednesday, 28 November 2018
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
  • Cost $95.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 7:45pm
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