This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.
Students will learn critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a sudden cardiac arrest emergency until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives. The Education Fund typically offers the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals however we can also offer other CPR classes for workers as long as it is acceptable for the facility.
Format: In-person and Hybrid
Length: 3-4 hours
Eligibility: Eligible students must be current SEIU Local 2015 nursing home members working at a facility that is actively contributing into the Education Fund.
Wrap-Around Services: Support with enrollment and ongoing case management
Cost to Student: None
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The American Heart Association Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
If you believe you meet the above qualifications, fill out the interest form below!
SPACE IS LIMITED!