HEALTH CARE PROVIDER PROGRAMMING

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

This program emphasizes high quality, team-based resuscitation skills for health care professionals. We also explore recognition and treatment of acute coronary syndromes, among other pathologies. Includes certification in BLS, airway management as well as oxygen therapy.
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STANDARD FIRST AID & BLS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

In addition to all BLS content described above, this program includes modules typical of Standard First Aid. Additional topics include general trauma care, sudden medical conditions, environmental illness and poisons.
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BLS for Health Care providers

N/A

PrerequisitE

1 Day

Duration

1 year

certification
period

84.99

COURSE FEE

Overview

This program emphasizes high quality, team-based resuscitation skills for health care providers. We also explore recognition and treatment of immediately life threatening conditions. Course content includes:

  • Airway Management
    • Patient Positioning
    • Manual Airway Maneuvers
    • Airway Adjuncts
      • Orophyrangeal
      • Nasopharyngeal
  • Oxygenation & Ventilation
    • Pulse Oximetry 
    • Oxygen Therapy
    • Bag Valve Mask Ventilation 
  • Team-Based Management of:
    • Respiratory Failure & Arrest 
    • Cardiac Arrest (CPR / AED)
      • Adult
      • Child
      • Infant 
  • Management of High Acuity Illness:
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Cerebrovascular Accident
    • Anaphylaxis

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

In-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals.

Pre-hospital care providers, including paramedics, firefighters, athletic therapists, lifeguards and ski patrol.

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Standard first aid & BLS for Health Care providers

N/A

Prerequisite

4-6 hours

step 1: self-paced online module

1 Day

step 2:
in-class

1 year

certification
period - BLS

3 years

certification
period - Standard FA

124.99

COURSE FEE

Overview

This program emphasizes high quality, team-based resuscitation skills for health care providers. We also explore recognition and treatment of numerous conditions. Course content includes:

  • Airway Management
    • Patient Positioning
    • Manual Airway Maneuvers
    • Airway Adjuncts
      • Orophyrangeal
      • Nasopharyngeal
  • Oxygenation & Ventilation
    • Pulse Oximetry 
    • Oxygen Therapy
    • Bag Valve Mask Ventilation 
  • Team-based management of:
    • Respiratory Failure & Arrest 
    • Cardiac Arrest (CPR / AED)
      • Adult
      • Child
      • Infant 
  • Management of High Acuity Illness:
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Cerebrovascular Accident
    • Anaphylaxis
  • Wound Care
  • Head, Neck and Spinal Injuries
  • Bone, Muscles and Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
    • Diabetic Problems
    • Seizures
    • Childbirth
  •  Environmental Illness
  • Poisons 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

In-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals.

Pre-hospital care providers, including paramedics, firefighters, athletic therapists, lifeguards and ski patrol.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDEr **recertification**

This its an abridged recert program. Participants must hold non-expired BLS certification (last certified ≤ 1 year) in order to partake.
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STANDARD FIRST AID & BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) **RECERTIFICATION**

In 2018, recertification clinics for Standard First Aid & BLS diverged into 2 entirely separate sessions. This is due to the fact that certification lengths now differ.

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BLS for Health Care provider **recertification**

NON-EXPIRED BLS

Prerequisite

2 HOURS

DURATION

1 year

certification
period

64.99

COURSE FEE

Overview

In keeping with an evidence-based recommendation for more frequent  / shorter duration training, the BLS recert consists of a series of annual megacodes focused on:

  • Airway Management
  • Oxygenation & Ventilation
  • Team-Based Management of:
    • Respiratory Failure & Arrest 
    • Cardiac Arrest (CPR / AED)
      • Adult
      • Child
      • Infant 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

In-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals.

Pre-hospital care providers, including paramedics, firefighters, athletic therapists, lifeguards and ski patrol.

First Aid & CPR Training in Halifax ​

Offering First aid and CPR certification training, LifeShield is the leading provider of Canadian Red Cross programs in the greater Halifax – Dartmouth area of Nova Scotia. Our training courses include emergency and standard first aid, CPR/AED, Basic Life Support (BLS), re-certification ad more. Our courses are delivered by Emergency Services professionals and satisfy all governmental requirements for Workplace First Aid. ​