Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (6 hour Course)
Intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. These healthcare providers may include doctors, nurses, paramedics, medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, doctor’s assistants, registrars, interns, medical and nursing students in training, aides, medical and nursing assistants and other allied health personnel.
The course is designed for anyone who is required to take a Healthcare Provider Course for employment. The Course is a prerequisite for advanced courses in resuscitation, including Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Neonatal Life Support (ANLS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), BLS Instructor Course; and is an entry requirement for certain post-graduate examinations.
For successful completion of the Course, participants will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in CPR
and AED use, and obtain a score of at least 85% in the final written evaluation.
The Course is CPD accredited by the HPCSA for 15 CEUs.