American Heart Association
Health Care Provider (HCP) CPR level Certification
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, proved CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
At the end of the BLS for Healthcare Providers Course, students will be able to:
1. Describe the steps of CPR
• When to start CPR
• When to give breaths, including with barrier devices
• When to check for a pulse
• How to give compressions at the proper depth and rate with complete
• When to use an AED
2. Describe the signs and actions for severe airway obstruction in the
responsive and unresponsive victim
3. Describe the links in the chain of survival including the importance of:
• Activating the appropriate emergency response system
• Performing CPR
• Providing early defibrillation
• Ensuring the arrival of early advance care by activating the
appropriate emergency response system
4. Describe the signs of common life-threatening emergencies in adults
• Cardiac arrest
• Heart attack
At the end of the BLS for Healthcare Providers Course, students will be able to demonstrate the following skills:
1. Activating the emergency response system
2. Giving breaths for adult, child and infant victims
• Mouth-to-Mouth ventilation
• Mouth-to-Mask ventilation
• Bag-Mask ventilation
3. Giving compressions for adult, child and infant victims
• Pushing hard and fast
• Allowing full chest recoil
• Minimizing interruptions in compressions
4. Performing 1 –and 2- rescuer CPR for adult, child and infant
5. Using an AED for victims >1 year of age
6. Relieving choking in the responsive and unresponsive victim of any age
At the end of the course, successful completion of a 20 question multiple-choice written evaluation must be performed by the student to receive certification.
Recommended renewal for certification every two years.
Students will be expected to perform all skills taught in the class. Those who are sick or have open sores on their mouths will not be allowed until they are well and sores are healed.
Class time is approximately 4 hours. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/AED card. There will be no course refund after instruction has been delivered.
CURRENT HCP/CPR CLASS DATES ARE:
May 16, 2013
July 18, 2013
COST OF COURSE
General Admission $ 65.00
TCC Members & City Employees* FREE
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Station 84, 30650 Pauba Road, Temecula
Attire: Please dress in comfortable clothing; you will be practicing skills.
Instructor: Fire Department Personnel
Registration: To register for one of the Healthcare Provider Level CPR courses being offered, please click on the link below. You will be directed to the City of Temecula Online Activity Registration page. If you are a New user to the online registration system, you will need to create a user name and password before registering. This login information can then be used to register for any City sponsored class. Once a user account is created, you can enter the activity number from above to quickly access your desired date or attendance.
Your placement in class will be confirmed by email or phone call; please leave correct contact information. The class size is limited to 20 students.
*If you are a TCC Member or City Employee and wish to register for an HCP, CPR or First Aid course, you must do so in person. To register, please bring proof of employment and payment (if applicable) to City Hall or the Community Recreation Center (CRC).
The Fire Department offers several certification classes, if you are interested please click on the links below for information and steps to enroll in each class.
Pediatric First Aid