Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course Agenda

A 4-hour course that is intended for medically- oriented people and is a prerequisite for the CPR-Instructor course. Cost is $45 per student. Cost includes textbook and course completion card.

Life Is Why Activity 


1 - Rescuer Adult Basic Life Support (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

AED and Bag-Mask Device

Part I: AED
Part II: Bag-Mask Device 

2 - Rescuer Adult BLS 


Team Dynamics 

Part I: Team Dynamics
Part II: Successful Resuscitation Teams 

Child BLS

Part I: Pediatric Chain of Survival
Part II: Child BLS
Part III: 2 - Rescuer Child CPR

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

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

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 

Infant Choking 

Part I: Relief of Choking in a Responsive Infant
Part II: Relief of Choking in an Unresponsive Infant 

Exam & Skills Test

Printable BLS Provider Course Agenda (PDF) 

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