Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Basic Life Support (BLS) = $65.00 (includes digital book)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) = $125.00 (includes digital book)
Upcoming Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Schedule:
- June 6, 2017 from 9am - 4pm
- June 15, 2017 from 9am - 4pm
Upcoming Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course Schedule:
Location: All classes will be held at the St. David’s School of Nursing in Round Rock at 1555 University Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78665 in the Nursing Building, room #118.
Cancellations and Refunds: Cancellations received in writing at least five (5) business days before the course start date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received within five (5) days of the course start date will receive a 50% refund of the amount paid.
Primary Contact: Dr. Chris McClanahan
Basic Life Support (BLS) training reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival. The BLS Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.
Course content includes:
· High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
· The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
· Use of an AED
· Effective ventilations using a barrier device
· Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
· Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an advanced course highlighting the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
Course content includes:
· Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
· Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
· Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
· Airway management
· Related pharmacology
· Management of ACS and stroke
· Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team