National Safety Council
Basic Life Support for Health Care
and Professional Rescuers

(Adult, Child, & Infant)
Course time: 3 – 3.5 Hours.

Today’s professional responders encounter many challenges such as natural and man-made disasters and infectious diseases. Responders may require increased training to effectively handle these emergencies. This in-depth course focuses on immediate life-threatening situations and demonstrates how to respond quickly and effectively. As importantly, it provides real-world perspectives on how frequently these situations occur to help provide context and retain knowledge.  This NSC course meets Center for Disease Control, OSHA, and National Fire Protection Agency guidelines.

Participants will learn:

  • The professional rescuer’s role in medical emergencies
  • How to assess a victim’s condition
  • Basic life support, including rescue breathing, cardiac emergencies and CPR airway obstruction
  • How to properly and effectively use an automated external defibrillation (AED)

Who will benefit:

  • Health care providers
  • Emergency response teams
  • EMS professionals, firefighters, police, and paramedics
  • Lifeguards, athletic trainers, and medical assistants
  • Individuals requiring certification

**This class is NOT the AHA Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

 

*Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106

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