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Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS-CPR)



Contact Mary Helfenberger at 6075 for any questions not answered below.

Summary:

This certification is for BHL staff that has never had BLS for the Healthcare Provider. This offering presents the AHA guidelines on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), management of foreign-body airway obstruction & pediatric resuscitation. This course will also provide background information regarding heart disease, risk factors, prudent heart living, and heart & lung function.

Note: If you have an instructor in your department they are able to teach the full certification.

If you are looking for a recertification class go to g:\common\CPR-BLS. Check the calendar for up-coming classes. Be sure to contact the instructor (not Mary Helfenberger) for availability.

If unable to find a course to fit your schedule you may contact First Response of the Bluegrass at 859.219.9799 at a nominal fee.

Click here to view Employee Responsibility Grid policy for certification requirements and attendance.

Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate technical aspects of adult & pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  2. Demonstrate technical aspects of foreign-body airway obstruction management for the adult & pediatric victim.
  3. Recall principles of primary prevention (knowledge of risk factors & prudent heart living) & secondary prevention (recognition of signs of heart attack, actions for survival & prevention of unnecessary death & disability from heart attack & other causes of sudden death).

Target Audience: Baptist Health Lexington Employees Only

Prerequisites: Pre-registration is required to secure a place in this class.

Registration:  Confirmation letter is required for admittance.

Dates/Time:

Click on a link to register for a class:
No dates available for CPR Certification. 

BHL Employees: Go to g:\common\CPR-BLS. Check the calendar for up-coming classes. Be sure to contact the instructor for availability. If you have an instructor in your department they are able to teach the full certification.

Location: N/A
Fee:

$25.00 (Amount deducted utilizing your Class Enrollment Form if you do not attend this class OR if cancellation is less than 48 hours in advance when a class becomes available.)

Waiting List: Click to be added to a wait list for this class. You will be contacted when a date becomes available.