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Palm Desert BLS Courses

Individuals who successfully complete the BLS course receive a 2-year American Heart Association BLS Certification.

About Course Options

We have three BLS course options at our Palm Desert (Palm Springs Area) location:

Option 1: BLS Provider Initial / Renewal Course

  • Traditional Instructor-led classroom course
  • Average 3.5 Hours. 
  • CEUs available for most healthcare professions

Option 2: BLS Online Fast-Track

  • Online and in-person hybrid for new or renewing students
  • Includes online access (2 hrs) and instructor-led skills testing (45 mins)
  • Online access provided in confirmation email
  • Refunds not available for Fast-Track Courses

Option 3: Skills Testing Only

  • HeartCode Completion Certificate required (access not included)
  • Instructor-led (45 mins) or 1Stop Station (30 mins) Skills Testing

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    Who typically needs BLS certification?

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

    Palm Desert BLS Course Content Overview

    • American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
    • Use of an AED
    • 1-Rescuer BLS and AED for adult, child, and infant
    • 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
    • BLS with an advanced airway
    • Mouth to mouth for adult, child, and infant
    • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) adult, child and infant
    • Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR

    About Our Palm Desert BLS Course

    Express Training Solution’s American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Course in Palm Desert is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

    In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations, as well as work with an Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing.

    Our Palm Desert BLS course provides high-quality CPR training for adults, children and infants. Additionally, the course includes information about the AHA chain of survival that encompasses six different links, spanning from early intervention through the post-resuscitation period.

    It 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 Palm Desert Today:

    BLS Provider Initial / Renewal Course

    BLS Provider Online Fast-Track

    BLS Provider Skills Testing Only

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