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Sample BLS Course Agenda With Optional Lessons Included

BLS sample Agenda Document Link

 

12 Students, 2 BLS Instructors

Student-instructor ratio 6:1; student-manikin ratio 3:1

Total time: 4½ hours

 Sample times only

8:00-8:05

Lesson 1: Course Introduction

8:05-8:13

Lesson 1A: Life Is Why Activity (Optional)

8:13-8:48

Lesson 2: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS

Part I: Adult Chain of Survival

Part II: Scene Safety and Assessment

Part III: Adult Compressions

Part IV: Pocket Mask

Part V: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS

8:48-9:15

Lesson 3: AED and Bag-Mask Device

Part I: AED

Part II: Bag-Mask Device

9:15-9:27

Lesson 4: 2-Rescuer Adult BLS

9:27-9:40

Lesson 5: Team Dynamics

Part I: Team Dynamics

Part II: Successful Resuscitation Teams

9:40-9:55

Lesson 6: High-Performance Teams Activity

9:55-10:15

Lesson 6A: Local Protocols Discussion (Optional)

10:15-10:25

Break

10:25-10:40

Lesson 7: Child BLS

Part I: Pediatric Chain of Survival

Part II: Child BLS

Part III: 2-Rescuer Child CPR

10:40-10:55

Lesson 8: Infant BLS

Part I: Infant BLS

Part II: Infant Compressions

Part III: Bag-Mask Device for Infants

Part IV: 2-Rescuer Infant BLS

Part V: AED for Infants and Children Less Than 8 Years of Age

10:55-11:03

Lesson 9: Special Considerations

Part I: Mouth-to-Mouth Breaths

Part II: Rescue Breathing

Part III: Breaths With an Advanced Airway

Part IV: Opioid-Associated Life-Threatening Emergency

11:03-11:05

Lesson 10: Adult and Child Choking

Part I: Relief of Choking in a Responsive Adult or Child

Part II: Relief of Choking in an Unresponsive Adult or Child

11:05-11:09

Lesson 11: Infant Choking

Part I: Relief of Choking in a Responsive Infant

Part II: Relief of Choking in an Unresponsive Infant

11:09-11:14

Lesson 12: Conclusion

11:14-11:39

Lesson 13: Exam

11:39-11:59

Lesson 14: Adult CPR and AED Skills Test

12:00-12:20

Lesson 15: Infant CPR Skills Test

12:20-12:35

Lesson 16: Remediation

Part I: Skills Testing Remediation

Part II: Exam Remediation

 

 
 
Sample HeartCode
®
BLS Agenda With out Optional Lessons Included
 
12 Students, 2 BLS Instructors
Student-instructor ratio 6:1; student-manikin ratio 3:1
Total time: 2 ¼ hours
 
8:00-8:05 Lesson 1: Course Introduction
8:05-8:17 Lesson 2: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS
Part I: Adult Chain of Survival
Part II: Scene Safety and Assessment
Part III: Adult Compressions
Part IV: Pocket Mask
Part V: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS
8:17-8:27 Lesson 3: AED and Bag-Mask Device
Part I: AED
Part II: Bag-Mask Device
8:27-8:32 Lesson 4: 2-Rescuer Adult BLS
8:32-8:38 Lesson 5: Team Dynamics
Part I: Team Dynamics
Part II: Successful Resuscitation Teams
8:38-8:53
Lesson 6: High-Performance Teams Activity
8:53-8:58 Lesson 7: Child BLS
Part I: Pediatric Chain of Survival
Part II: Child BLS
Part III: 2-Rescuer Child CPR
8:58-9:08 Lesson 8: Infant BLS
Part I: Infant BLS
Part II: Infant Compressions
Part III: Bag-Mask Device for Infants
Part IV: 2-Rescuer Infant BLS
Part V: AED for Infants and Children Less Than 8 Years of Age
9:08-9:18 Break
9:18-9:23 Lesson 9: Special Considerations
Part I: Rescue Breathing
9:23-9:25 Lesson 10: Adult and Child Choking
Part I: Relief of Choking in a Responsive Adult or Child
Part II: Relief of Choking in an Unresponsive Adult or Child
9:25-9:29 Lesson 11: Infant Choking
Part I: Relief of Choking in a Responsive Infant
Part II: Relief of Choking in an Unresponsive Infant
9:29-9:34 Lesson 12: Conclusion
9:34-9:54 Lesson 13: Adult CPR and AED Skills Test
9:54-10:14 Lesson 14: Infant CPR Skills Test
Lesson 15: Remediation
Part I: Skills Testing Remediation—if needed
 
 

 
 
Accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Agenda
With High-Performance Teams Activity
 
3 Students, 1 BLS Instructor
Student-instructor ratio 3:1; student-manikin ratio 3:1
Total time: approximately 70 minutes
 
Accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Agenda
© 2016 American Heart Association

Accelerated HeartCode BLS
8:00-8:05 Lesson 1: Course Introduction
8:05-8:25 Lesson 2: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS
Part I: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice
Part II: AED Practice
Part III: Adult CPR and AED Skills Test
8:25-8:30 Lesson 3: 2-Rescuer Child CPR
Part I: 2-Rescuer Child CPR Practice
8:30-8:45 Lesson 4: High-Performance Teams Activity
8:45-9:05 Lesson 5: Infant BLS
Part I: Infant Compressions (1-Rescuer)
Part II: 2-Rescuer Infant CPR Practice
Part III: Infant CPR Skills Test
9:05-9:10 Lesson 6: Conclusion

BLS Classroom Course Length
 
Q:  How long is the BLS Provider Classroom Course?
 
A:  The BLS (Instructor Led) Course is approximately 4 1/2 hours long including all required lessons, if taught using the recommended Instructor-to-student ratio of 1 Instructor to 6 students.



BLS HeartCode Skills & Practice Course Length


Q: How long is the BLS HeartCode Skills & Practice Course (After completion of the online
    course)
?
 
A: 2 hours 10 minutes
 
Q: How long is the BLS Skills Accelerated Course?
 
A: 70 Minutes


Note;  We will only cancel a class for weather related reasons. Even if only one student is enrolled in class it will be held!