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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 for the ini­tial cer­ti­fi­ca­tion and $50 for the renew­al, 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 2020

basic life sup­port — ini­tial certification 

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • June 5th
  • July 2nd
  • July 20th
  • August 7th
  • Sep­tem­ber 2nd
  • Octo­ber 2nd 
  • Novem­ber 6th 
  • Decem­ber 4th 

basic life sup­port — renewal

1:00pm – 3:00pm

  • June 10th11th
  • June 17th19th
  • July 9th + 15th27th
  • August 13th20th
  • Sep­tem­ber 10th17th 
  • Octo­ber 15th21st
  • Novem­ber 12th24th
  • Decem­ber 10th16th 

course loca­tion

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