Getting a Basic Life Support Certification
Basic Life Support or BLS refers to a type of care that first responders, health care responders, and other public safety professionals provide to a person in a life-threatening emergency, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, or obstructed airwaves.
EMR Safety and Health offers a BLS Certification Program that teaches students how to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies and respond with high-quality chest compressions, deliver ideal ventilation, and provide proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Bag Valve Mask (BVM).
What Are the Advantages of Getting A BLS Certification?
EMR Safety and Health offers several courses and training classes that equip you with the knowledge and skills to respond better to life threatening situations. Here are a few reasons why getting a BLS Certification makes sense:
Increase confidence: Having robust confidence is extremely important in the medical field. Our BLS training classes give you the confidence to act quickly and decisively in emergencies.
Always be prepared: The knowledge and experience you gain from these classes enable you to provide help to others in several scenarios, including at the workplace, on the road, at the mall, and more. Having a BLS Certification equips you with critical knowledge to handle all sorts of situations, from choking to severe head injuries.
Increases your value as an employee: Having a BLS Certification means you have skills that will increase your value as a potential employee. Employers in some specific fields look favorably on applicants with BLS Certifications. This is because most organizations prefer an employee who can perform and administer live-saving methods during workplace emergencies.
Who Should Take BLS Classes?
A BLS Certification from EMR Safety and Health is ideal for healthcare personnel and other people who want to know how to perform basic cardiovascular life support skills and CPR in a range of settings. Specifically, our BLS Certification program is designed for:
- Laboratory Technicians
- Clinical Officers
- Ambulance Drivers
- Pharmacists And Pharmacy Technicians
- Nurse Aids/ Healthcare Assistants / Orderlies
- Emergency Medical Technicians
- Safety Professionals and Managers
Basically, a BLS Certification is ideal for anyone who interacts with patients in various settings, including home care facilities.
What Types of Courses Are Offered?
A typical BLS Certification program covers a wide range of areas designed to equip you with the necessary skills to respond better to emergencies. It may offer single-rescuer and team basic life support skills, methods to evaluate an emergency, the measures to take, and legal concerns when offering life-saving care. It may also equip you with the knowledge to handle situations such as choking and drug overdoses.
At EMR Safety and Health we offer a broad range of certification programs including:
General courses for students
- BLS Certifications and renewals
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certifications and renewals
- Heartsaver basic CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications and renewals
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certifications and renewals
- Safety compliance awareness trainer (S-CAT) courses
- American Heart Association instructor courses and renewals
- Leadership courses
Ready to Get Your BLS Certification?
You can enroll for a full classroom course, take online courses or a blend of both. At EMR Safety and Health, our goal is to make an impact and increase awareness through quality training. Click here to learn more and to register.