El Centro BLS Courses

Upon successful completion of the BLS course, students will receive a 2-year American Heart Association BLS Certification.

About Course Options

We have three BLS course options at our El Centro location:

Option 1: BLS Initial/Renewal Course

  • Length: 4.5 Hours
  • CEUs (4) available for: LVN, PT, MA, OT, EMT, Paramedic, CNA, Pharmacy & Dental

Option 2: BLS Fast Track (Online/In-Person Hybrid Course)

  • Length: online portion 2 hours / Skills Session 45 minutes.
  • Course times are for the Skills Testing. You must complete the online portion at home before your appointment time. eLearning.Heart.org Access Key is emailed to you once you complete registration.

Option 3: BLS Skills Testing Only

  • This option is for students who already have their online completion certificate.
  • Length: Skills Session average 45 minutes
  • Skills testing is the completion of HeartCode BLS from eLearning.Heart.org.

We offer several BLS courses Monday through Saturday at our El Centro location.

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Who typically needs BLS certification?

BLS certification is ideal for anyone working in a healthcare setting.

El Centro BLS Course Content Overview

  • AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Use of an AED
  • 1- and 2-Rescuer BLS and AED for adult, child, and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child, and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child, and infant
  • Ventilation with an advanced airway
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) adult, child and infant

About Our El Centro BLS Course

Our El Centro BLS courses are designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to recognize and assess a variety of common medical emergencies, as well as how to perform life-saving techniques on infants, children, and adults.

Basic life support essentially aims to keep individuals suffering from life-threatening medical conditions alive in the interim of being transported to the hospital or during transfers to more advanced treatment centers.

This course also includes information and hands-on training regarding the use of AEDs (automated external defibrillator), providing adequate ventilation through various barrier devices, and how to identify and how to assess and remove foreign-body airway obstructions for adults and infants.

Register for BLS Courses in El Centro Today:

BLS Provider Initial / Renewal Course

BLS Provider Online Fast-Track

BLS Provider Skills Testing Only

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