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Basic Life Support


The Amer­i­can Heart Association’s BLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 Amer­i­can Heart Asso­ci­a­tion Guide­lines Update for CPR and Emer­gency Cardio­vas­cu­lar Care. This course builds a foun­da­tion of life­sav­ing BLS skills, empha­siz­ing the impor­tance of contin­u­ous, high-qual­ity CPR. The course high­lights the impor­tance of the follow­ing skills for adult, child, and infant victims:

  • rapid assess­ment skills
  • high-perfor­mance team dynamics
  • airway and respi­ra­tory management
  • commu­ni­ca­tion
  • systems of care
  • recog­ni­tion and inter­ven­tion of cardiopul­monary arrest
  • relief from choking
  • AED oper­a­tion

Target Audi­ence
Anyone phys­i­cally capa­ble of preform­ing high-qual­ity CPR 

Phys­i­cally able to perform high-qual­ity CPR

Required Mate­ri­als
Current BLS Provider Manual

Success­ful Outcome
AHA BLS Provider certi­fi­ca­tion and ecard viable for 2 years

Course Price
$60 payable to IMH at the Busi­ness Office on the 1st floor under the Atrium stairs. A manual is included for non-IMH employees

sched­uled courses 2018

  • Jan: 11th26th
  • Feb: 15th23th
  • Mar: 15th23th
  • Apr: 12th27th
  • May: 17th25th
  • Jun: 14th22th
  • Jul: 12th27th
  • Aug: 16th24th
  • Sep: 13th28th
  • Oct: 18th26th
  • Nov: 15th20th
  • Dec: 13th28th

time + location

  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Educa­tion Computer Lab (2nd floor near HR)
  • Ivin­son Memo­r­ial Hospi­tal
    255 N. 30th St., Laramie, WY 82072