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Basic Life Support

overview

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 

Prereq­ui­sites
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 2019

basic life support — initial certification 

1:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Febru­ary 6th 
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd
  • May 1st
  • June 5th
  • July 10th
  • August 7th
  • Septem­ber 4th 
  • Octo­ber 2nd 
  • Novem­ber 6th 
  • Decem­ber 4th 

basic life support — renewal

1:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Febru­ary 14th22nd 
  • March 14th22nd
  • April 18th26th 
  • May 16th24th 
  • June 13th21st
  • July 18th26th 
  • August 15th23rd
  • Septem­ber 19th27th 
  • Octo­ber 17th25th 
  • Novem­ber 14th22nd 
  • Decem­ber 12th20th 

course loca­tion

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