ACLS and BLS Certification Courses
Whether you want to become a nurse, firefighter, EMT, or Paramedic, an additional certification in BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association will benefit your career. Health Career Institute offers both certification courses.
What is the BLS Certification
The BLS certification stands for Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. It focuses on the basic life support techniques for cardiopulmonary emergencies. Some of the skills covered are performing CPR, using an AED, and relieving choking in a safe and timely manner.
Current science and guidelines from the American Heart Association informs the instruction. In a BLS certification course, you will learn Critical concepts of high-quality CPR, The American Heart Association Chain of Survival, 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant, and 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant.
The certification course also teaches prehospital providers rescue breathing and bag-mask techniques for infants, children, and adults. You will learn how to relieve choking and perform CPR with advanced airway as well.
What is the ACLS Certification
The ACLS certification stands for Advanced Cardiac Life Support. With this certification, the healthcare provider is equipped to handle more advanced emergencies. It is a great complement to your Paramedic certification.
ACLS-certified individuals can evaluate and manage a sudden adult respiratory arrest, VF/VT arrest, asystole, pulseless electrical activity, bradycardias, stable and unstable tachycardias, acute coronary syndromes, and acute stroke.
The course that HCI offers is ACLS for Experienced Providers. It is an advanced level certification that prepares you for taking care of patients with these kinds of advanced emergencies.
ACLS and BLS certification courses are important for healthcare providers and prehospital medical professionals. You will have specialized knowledge into cardiopulmonary health emergencies and how to respond in an appropriate way to support the life of patients.
Health Career Institute is an authorized training center for American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certification courses. You can register for the courses online. Training on campus with us is a “no stress” way to become certified in BLS and ACLS under American Heart Association guidelines.