Basic Life Support (CPR Health Care Provider)
Certification: St. John Ambulance
Valid: 3 Years
- Be at least 16 years of age.
- Government Issued Photo I.D.
- Wear modest clothing (no tanks) for working in close contact with other students
- Be medically and physically apt to perform floor-work and first aid related activities
CPR-HCP is an advanced CPR course for health care professionals who have a duty to respond to medical emergencies in a hospital or pre-hospital care setting such as an ambulance. This group includes physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMS personnel, other health personnel, industrial emergency response teams, volunteer/career firefighters, Saint John Ambulance volunteers, medical and nursing students. This course meets 2010 ILCOR Guidelines for Health Care Providers.
Course content includes:
resuscitation for adult, child, and infant including AR, 1 and 2 rescuer CPR with AED, first aid for choking and use of a bag-valve mask
Annual certification in CPR and AED is recommended.