BLS - Basic Life Support Skills Testing

  • Tue, June 11, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • NCMC SCRC Bldg - CCE Room 536
  • 6


  • You must be enrolled in a current Healthcare Fast Track course to choose this option.

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             BLS Skills Testing*

*The online American Heart Association BLS Provider Course must be completed prior to attending this skills testing and proof (certificate) shown to instructor.

To purchase the online course Click here.

The AHA’s 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. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

What does the skills testing evaluate?

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

Megan Mainland is an Adjunct Faculty member of North Central Michigan College that has been teaching CPR for over 15 years. She currently monitors other instructors to assure their skills are up to date.

North Central Michigan College • 1515 Howard Street, Petoskey, MI 49770

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