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H & S: BLS Provider (Basic Life Support)

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada - HSFC:

BLS Provider course includes:

CPR & AED + BVM, AR, Pulse Checking (Adult, Child, Infant)

Description: Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundational emergency cardiovascular course for all healthcare professionals and first responders intended to help improve patient outcomes. BLS teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in pre-hospital and in-facility settings. Current BLS status is a pre-requisite for advanced resuscitation courses and is also a requirement in most healthcare settings. Basic Life Support Provider course includes the following content:

- Pulse Checking

- Artificial Respiration

- AED (Automated External Defibrillation)

- BVM (Bag Valve Mask)

Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and passing grade on the written test.

Course Includes: Heart & Stroke - BLS Provider Manual

Certification: 1-year HSFC BLS Provider certification (E-Card).

Duration: Approximately 6.5 hours

- Pre-requisite for:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Register for ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Register for PALS) courses


- Pre-requisite for BLS Provider Renewal Course: *PLEASE BE ADVISED: Only register for this course if you have a current Heart & Stroke BLS certification. If you register for this course and do not have a current certification, the cost to transfer to the correct course will be $10.00.

***The Heart & Stroke also offers a Prerequisite challenge, if you do not have a current Heart & Stroke BLS certification and wish to take the renewal course. To take the challenge please click on the link below.

Register for BLS Renewal Prerequisite Challenge

Description:The BLS Provider (Basic Life Support) RENEWAL course is a fast-paced concentrated course that assumes students have retained the cognitive knowledge learned in the Heart & Stroke BLS Provider course AND can demonstrate skills mastery. There is limited practice and opportunity for remedial coaching. Students MUST come prepared. Participants are expected to be highly proficient BLS providers.

A current BLS Provider Certification is required to register for the recertification. A copy must be emailed to: (before course date). If you are uncertain if your BLS certification is current please feel free to contact the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada directly at: 1-877-473-0333


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Current In-house Public Course Schedule

Saturday October 29 (09:00 am - 03:30 pm)
Tuesday November 08 (09:00 am - 03:30 pm)
Saturday December 17 (09:00 am - 03:30 pm)
Monday January 16 (09:00 am - 03:30 pm)
Thursday February 23 (09:00 am - 03:30 pm)

Night Courses

Monday October 03 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Tuesday October 11 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Monday October 17 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Monday October 24 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Tuesday November 01 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Monday November 07 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Monday November 14 (05:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Renewal Courses

Tuesday October 04 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Wednesday October 12 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Tuesday October 18 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Tuesday October 25 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Wednesday November 02 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Tuesday November 08 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
Tuesday November 15 (06:00 pm - 09:00 pm)
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