Students learn how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking. ASHI’s basic life support, BLS for healthcare providers and professional rescuers has been approved for training for emergency medical services personnel and is accepted by the national registry of emergency medical technicians (NREMT).
Individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.
Written evaluation: Required for all students.
Skills evaluation: Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.