EMS / Healthcare Professionals
Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival. The BLS Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both pre-hospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics. Courses are offered either in a traditional classroom setting or in a hybrid-online blended learning course.
To bring a course to your community, please complete a course request form.
BLS: Basic Life Support (Healthcare Professionals)
The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice, skills testing, and a written exam. Class time is approx. 4 hours.
$50 per student
10% discount for EMS volunteers
HeartCode BLS (hybrid-online blended learning)
HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing a BLS course. HeartCode BLS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. The online portion takes approximately 90-100 minutes to complete. After completing the online portion students attend a structured BLS hands-on session with an AHA Instructor. The hands-on session time ranges from 70 minutes to 2 hours and 45 minutes, depending on the students' experience.
More info upon request
Continuing Education classes
Keystone Community Rescue is working on a number of ConEd classes on topics such as wilderness medicine, EMS vehicle operations and more. If there is a topic of interest that you would like to see addressed in a ConEd class, please sent us a message!