Basic Life Support

Provider handbook

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45 pages
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This course is based on the latest life support guidelines published by the American Heart Association and is designed to train people everywhere to provide high quality basic life support.
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National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online certification and recertification provider for health care professionals. We strive to provide all health care providers who certify with NHCPS with the best certification experience possible through a combination of our training ma...

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Basic Life Support (BLLS) Provider Handbook, presented by National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS), is a comprehensive resource intended for health care professionals currently enrolled in a Basic Life Support Certification or Recertification Course. It serves as the primary training material for BLS Certification and Recertification courses provided by National Health Care Provider Solutions (www.nhcps.com). Although it is predominantly intended for use during certification courses, the handbook was also created to serve as daily reference material for both health care professionals and non-health care professionals alike.

This course is based on the latest life support guidelines published by the American Heart Association and is designed to train people everywhere to provide high quality basic life support.

The book covers how to provide adult, child, and infant CPR by one or two rescuers, as well as use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Airway management and obstructed airway relief is also covered.

This course is written by Dr. Karl F. Disque, a board certified anesthesiologist and registered pharmacist. Dr. Disque has certified thousands of healthcare professionals with his courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and CPR, AED, and First Aid. This is one of the most effective and user-friendly training manuals on the market because it was created by a team dedicated to life support education with the goal of training people to help save lives.

  1. General concepts of basic life support
    1. Initiating chain of survival
    2. 2015 BLS guideline changes
  2. BLS for adults 
    1. One-rescuer BLS/CPR for adults 
    2. Two-rescuer BLS/CPR for adults 
    3. Adult mouth-to-mask ventilation
    4. Adult bag-mask ventilation in two-rescuer CPR
    5. Self-assessment for adult BLS 
  3. Use of automated external defibrillator 
    1. AED steps 
    2. Self-assessment for AED 
  4. BLS for children (1 to 8 years) 
    1. One-rescuer BLS for children 
    2. Two-rescuer BLS for children 
  5. BLS for infants (0 to 12 months)
    1. ONE-RESCUER BLS FOR INFANTS 
    2. TWO-RESCUER BLS FOR INFANTS
  6. AED for children and infants 
    1. AED steps for children and infants 
    2. SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR AED 
  7. Airway management 
    1. Mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing 
    2. Rescue breathing 
  8. Relief of choking 
    1. Choking in adults and children
    2. Choking in infants
    3. Self-assessment for relief of choking
  9. Additional tools
    1. Medicode 
    2. Certalert+ 
  10. BLS review questions

Excellent! Very clear and concise. Thanks!
8. Juni 2017 um 10:49
Excellent book! Much easier to read and follow the new BLS Provider guidelines.
21. März 2017 um 04:02
I have been looking for a book that would provide me with the basic steps I would need to take in a life at stake situation. This book was just what I was looking for. The way it is broken down with easy step by step instructions for all groups makes it easy to follow and reference when in this type of situation. I am so happy I downloaded this book and would recommended this to anyone looking for a easy to read guide on CPR, AED for both adults and children.
13. März 2017 um 01:18
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