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Basic Life Support (Heart & Stroke Foundation)

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Basic Life Support Course
in Grande Prairie (Heart & Stroke Foundation)

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundational course for healthcare professionals, emergency medical providers, and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings. Basic Life Support is the cornerstone program for healthcare professionals. If you work for Alberta Health Services, or plan to work for them, you require Heart & Stroke Basic Life Support.

As the gold standard, Heart & Stroke’s Basic Life Support training courses teach the theoretical and hands-on skills needed to respond to medical emergencies and drives the best possible patient outcomes. The course covers single- and multi-rescuer basic life support skills with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics in a wide variety of prehospital or in-facility settings.

Basic Life Support is a pre-requisite for advanced resuscitation courses and many healthcare-related training programs. A current completion card is often required for employment in the healthcare field. You may also benefit from having your Basic Life Support level if you are a professional with a fire service or rescue team, a sports medicine professional, a lifeguard or a ski patroller. If you are not a first responder or medical professional, you may need CPR Level C.

DESIGNED FOR:

Individuals who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Individuals who work in the field or in the energy sector are required to have this full Standard level ticket.

PLEASE NOTE: TRITECH SAFETY IS HAPPY TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE BLS COURSE HANDBOOK. SOME TRAINERS REQUIRE THAT THIS ITEM BE PURCHASED IN ADDITION TO/BEFORE COMING TO THE COURSE.

TOPICS INCLUDE

This Heart & Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support course contains updated content and science from the most recent guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care. The skills taught are as follows:

  • Chain of Survival
  • 1-rescuer / 2-rescuer CPR
  • High-quality chest compressions with a feedback device
  • Multi-rescuer team CPR
  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR and relief of choking
  • Use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device and bag-mask device
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Role of the CPR coach; Maternal cardiac arrest; Anaphylaxis; Drowning; Heart attack and stroke; and, Other life-threatening emergencies
IMPORTANT:

Please bring government issued photo identification to present at sign-in.

Completion

Upon successful completion, students will have the ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps; 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Duration: Half-day (approx. 4 hours)

Certification: Heart & Stroke Foundation

🕒 Duration:  Half-day (approx. 4 hrs)

🥇 Downloadable Certificate

🍁 Accepted Across Canada

🤝 Student Support

⌛ Expiry: 1 year

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Troy Smith
Troy Smith
2024-05-23
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TriTech offers a number of courses on multiple days, making it very easy to re-certify or take a course for the first time.
Dennis Gardner
Dennis Gardner
2024-05-14
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I enjoyed these courses, a few tears ago they were tough to sit through . Now I'm awake the entire time
Randy Flundra
Randy Flundra
2024-05-14
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had first aid and confined space training at tritech . training was top notch . great staff and wealth of knowledge from the industry. thanks tritech
Jordan Y
Jordan Y
2024-05-13
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Its a great place to complete required courses. Instructors are friendly and efficient. Definitely recommend.
Andrew Manuel
Andrew Manuel
2024-05-10
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A+++
Lindo Simms
Lindo Simms
2024-05-10
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Instructor was clear and to the point
Peter Reilly
Peter Reilly
2024-05-02
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Absolutely wonderful experience! Did First Aid & H2S here this week, fantastic and killer group of staff and instructors.