Comprehensive multi-section preparation study guide for Basic Life Support (BLS) certification exam.
The Heart Association's BLS protocol is designed for use by laypeople, certified first responder, EMT-B, and to some extent, higher medical functions. It includes cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, drowning, and foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO, or choking). Successful completion approved Basic Life Support (BLS) course that meets or exceeds the Heart Association's Standard Curriculum makes on eligible for the certification exam. As a compliment to your completed BLS course or for the purpose or Recertification, the BLS Certification Guide helps to prepare you for the certification exam and as a BLS responder.
Includes multiple choice quiz questions, flashcards and glossary with common terms and definitions in seven (7) learning modules.
• CPR for Adults
• CPR for Children
• Adult/Child Bag-Mask Technique
• Automated External Defibrillator
• CPR for infants
• Relief of Choking
• Two Rescuers & Special Considerations
Basic life support (BLS) is the level of medical care which is used for patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries until the patient can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and by laypersons who have received BLS training. BLS is generally used in the pre-hospital setting, and can be provided without medical equipment.
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