Programs & Courses
Basic Life Support
Method of Delivery:
- In-classroom courses means participants are with a Red Cross Instructor for their entire learning experience.
- Instructors teach CPR and AED training using presentations and skills demonstration.
- Instructor’s observe the participants, providing guidance and feedback to facilitate their learning experience in a fun and friendly environment.
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Remove disposable gloves
- Demonstrate how to do a primary assessment following life-threatening conditions such as a heart attack, stroke, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding and shock.
- Describe and demonstrate how to help a conscious and an unconscious victim with an obstructed airway
- Use an epinephrine pen
- Describe how to perform two-rescuer CPR
- Demonstrate how to give rescue breaths using first aid equipment, e.g.: oxygen, bag-valve mask and mouth-to-mouth
- Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult, child and infant
- Canadian Red Cross Basic Life Support Field Guide
- BLS Provider Course takes approximately 6 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing
Course Completion Card or Certificate
Upon successful completion of this course, students receive a Basic Life Support certificate (digital certificate) valid for 1 year.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Level HCP