A team of accredited trainers with the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Peer reviewed and recommended.
Develop agile skills and a solid understanding.
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course teaches: 1- and 2-rescuer adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), choking, automated external defibrillator (AED) training and the use of bag valve mask (BVM). The course is designed for healthcare providers who need a credentialed course and is also open to first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
SkillStat delivers BLS in Vancouver and throughout the province of British Columbia.
What you'll learn
Learn which actions make the most difference during a cardiovascular emergency.
Most of the course is engaged in hands-on experiential learning to help build your agility.
Learn and practice high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants.
How to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Learn to ventilate using a barrier device and bag-vale-mask.
Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults, children, and infants.
What you'll receive
A list of freely available links and resources come with your confirmation email.
You will earn your Heart and Stroke Foundation BLS Provider certificate (good for 1 year).
Safe learning environment where you are free to make mistakes.
Our goal is to build your confidence when faced with a cardiovascular emergency.
Your time is valuable and we want to make the most of it.
You are welcome to repeat the same course for FREE within a YEAR of your original course completion date!
"Stimulating topics as well mostly because it was so practical. Walking through real scenarios helps in decision making in real life. Revisiting the pharmacodynamics of the medications we use is very helpful because it translates to real life usage." - Jason (June 2021)
"clear, direct approach to teaching. entertaining and educational. open conversation with real life anecdotes was v. helpful" - Eleanor (Mar 2021)
"The entire course was relevant to our non-hospital surgery center. Excellent content & instruction. Practical & thorough." - A. Denton
"It was more fun/engaging that I thought!" - Taryn
"Very engaging + concise. Would recommend this class. Thank you!" - Megan
"Teaching style is good, not intimidating, funny, and validates student's comments." - Vanessa
"I've been pretty nervous thinking about this new job, but this course really helped alleviate some of that, so thank you!" - Randi
"Good refresher. Renewed my confidence in being able to handle an arrest situation, especially if I'm the only one around that knows BLS." - Alyssa
"Great course, engaging, interesting and easy to remember. Lots of great tips & memory aids." - Ariel
"I really liked it. I feel that the content was great. Most of all the teacher was supportive and I like the hands-on practice such as with a small doll and different airways. I am motivated to apply the skills at work. I would definitely recommend this course to family/friends." - Harjot
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