Live Demonstration Course: Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification
This course qualifies the enrollee a certification by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS), upon successful demonstration and exam, and the cost is $65 (College of Dentistry staff) or $75 (general public).
(classes will be limited to nine participants; once a class reaches the nine participant max, registration for that class will then close. Please select another class if you find that you cannot register for your selected date.)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification course, developed by the American Heart Association (AHA), is designed for providers proficient in CPR and AED use. The shortened course will briefly review CPR and AED use, relieve choking and rescue breathing. The course places emphasis on skills evaluation and testing. Upon successful completion of the course, the provider will obtain the BLS Healthcare Provider course completion card. This course is tailored to dental practices and scenarios.
Goal: Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide the best chance of survival in emergency situations using CPR and AED for adults, youth and infants and obtain the AHA BLS Healthcare Provider course card.
Participants should be able to:
- Recognize life threatening emergencies and demonstrate activating the emergency response chain of survival.
- Describe the importance and perform high quality CPR and AED use for adult, youth and infant scenarios though demonstration and testing.
- Demonstrate timely and effective rescue breathing and relieve choking in an Adult, youth and infant.
Topic Schedule (2 hours)
- 0:05 Course Introduction and Course Overview
- 0:05 – 0:15 Chain of Survival, AED and Bag-Mask device use
- 0:15 – 0:45 One and Two Rescuer CPR for Adult and Child hands on skills
- 0:45: – 1:00 Team Dynamics and Infant BLS with hands on skills
- 1:00 – 1:15 Relief of Choking
- 1:15 – 2:00 Conclusion and Exam (30 minutes)
Perio Conference Room S483 Dental Science Building, UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa