How to Save a Life: Basic Life Support

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Course Description

Knowing the process of Basic Life Support (BLS) is critical in responding to life-threatening emergencies. The newest BLS course guidelines focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that promotes efficiency and minimization of errors.

This healthy and safety course will teach learners how to perform life support techniques including chest compressions, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use for defibrillation, and more.

The course package includes:

  • An online BLS study guide
  • A BLS instructional presentation

Who should take this course?

  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Medical Students
  • Doctors
  • EMS

Whether you are applying for certification for the first time, or renewing your current certification, this course prepares you for Basic Life Support certification. When you have completed the course, you will be directed to take the certification exam, through National Health...

Knowing the process of Basic Life Support (BLS) is critical in responding to life-threatening emergencies. The newest BLS course guidelines focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that promotes efficiency and minimization of errors.

This healthy and safety course will teach learners how to perform life support techniques including chest compressions, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use for defibrillation, and more.

The course package includes:

  • An online BLS study guide
  • A BLS instructional presentation

Who should take this course?

  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Medical Students
  • Doctors
  • EMS

Whether you are applying for certification for the first time, or renewing your current certification, this course prepares you for Basic Life Support certification. When you have completed the course, you will be directed to take the certification exam, through National Health Care Provider Solutions.

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10/10 starsCompleted
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3 years ago
Simple way to get the basics on life saving. The course is formatted to be very easy which hopefully will encourage many more to take it so that if we witness a medical emergency we could help save a life.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 10 months ago
Convenient and easy to use. I was able to log in my convenience. The sample tests were very helpful.
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Kate Stenburg

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 10 months ago
The study and review were worth it, but the convenience was the real Blessing. Happy student and a future RN here!
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Olivia Barlow

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 10 months ago
My first experience ever!! Very interesting! Very convenient! Very Beneficial! Very Informative! I learned! I gained! I'm grateful!
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Dalia Weigler

10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 10 months ago
The course is well organized and easily mastered with its step-by-step instructions. Thank you very much for this experience!
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Mich Liggayu

10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 10 months ago
It was a lifesaver for me....they offered great study materials and I could work at my pace....I was unable to fit my hospital's training in to my schedule and I recommend this course for those of us in healthcare with busy schedules.
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10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 10 months ago
This is the best BLS course online I've studied with. Everyone must take the advantage to learn for this free course!
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Shaina Mitchel

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 10 months ago
I've been looking for a BLS course that will suit my best interest in learning and finally found it. Awesome! Thank you very much for creating this wonderful stuff for us!
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Dawn Jamaica

10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 10 months ago
I am a medical student and I'm using this material for many of my subjects and honestly, I am on top of it. My professors are impressed with my student jobs. I will get certified from this provider very soon.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 11 months ago
Great course and given free is what made it more awesome!!! This does not happen all the time so thank you for this great opportunity.
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Dave Henderson

10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 11 months ago
I love this course. It is very informative and the instructions are very easy. This is the best BLS course ever!
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 11 months ago
Every educative and life saving , i wish to continue the reading ,the content, of the course are excellent , the instructor are powerful and not complex,to be understood, all these will be applied to my day to day nursing care.Thanks so much.
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