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eBook Edition: Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Manual Expanded View
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eBook Edition: Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Manual

The eBook version of the Instructor manual for the Basic Life Support (BLS) course. Provides lesson maps and information for teaching the classroom-based and blended-learning options for the Basic Life Support (BLS) course on an initial or a renewal basis, including 16 lesson plans for the classroom-based format and 15 lesson plans for the blended-learning format, plus electronic access to supplementary information and tools. Each Instructor must have his or her own eBook. Based on the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC. PC, Mac®, Android, and iOS compatible. Please include an e-mail address when ordering. Instructions on how to access the eBook will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day. NOTE: This product is not eligible for the standard 30-day return policy.

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Item: 15-3103

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Course Overview

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.

After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:

  • describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
  • perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants
  • describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one
  • provide effective ventilations with a barrier device
  • describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

Key Features and Benefits

This manual includes essential information and lesson plans Instructors need to teach the BLS course on an initial or a renewal basis, including the classroom-based and blended-learning versions. Manual features and benefits:

  • Provides detailed lesson plans for teaching the BLS course (16 lesson plans for the classroom-based course and 15 lesson plans for the blended-learning course).
  • Electronic access to supplemental information and tools:
    • Precourse Materials
      • Equipment List
      • Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Classroom Course)
      • Sample Precourse Letter to Students (HeartCode BLS)
      • Sample BLS Course Agenda
      • Sample HeartCode BLS Agenda
    • Course Materials
      • Adult CPR and AED Skills Testing Checklist
      • Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors
      • Infant CPR Skills Testing Checklist
      • Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors
      • Team Dynamics Diagram
      • Summary of High-Quality CPR Components for BLS Providers
      • BLS Lesson Plans
      • Blended BLS Lesson Plans
      • Life Is Why™ Activity Page

Manual is for use by American Heart Association BLS Instructors. Each Instructor must have his or her own Instructor manual eBook for teaching the BLS course.

Please include an e-mail address when ordering. Instructions on how to access the eBook will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day. NOTE: This product is not eligible for the standard 30-day return policy.

Dimensions and Specifications

PC, Mac®, iOS, and Android compatible

Additional Supplies Needed for Operation

Computer or device with Internet connection and a current Web browser

Online browsers:

  • Chrome, version 42 and above
  • Firefox, version 37 and above
  • Safari, version 8 and above
  • Internet Explorer, version 11 and above
  • iOS device browsers, device version 7.0 and above
  • Android device browsers, device version 4.4 and above

iOS app: iPhones and iPads with version 7.0 and above

Android app: Smartphones and tablets with version 4.1.x and above

Offline viewing available through the iPublishCentral reader (download from the My Bookshelf page at https://eBooks.heart.org)

To teach the BLS course, you will also need:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual print edition (item no. EC15-1010) or eBook edition (item no. EC15-3102)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) DVD Set with Renewal Course DVD (item no. EC15-1079)

All required Instructor materials listed above are also available as part of the Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Package with Renewal (item no. EC15-1077).

Other supplies needed to teach the BLS course:

  • DVD player
  • training manikins

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the return policy on eBooks?
A: All eBook sales are final. Please ensure that you are purchasing the correct title for your needs before placing your order, as eBooks may not be returned or exchanged.

Q: How are eBooks accessed?
A: Instructions for accessing eBooks will be e-mailed to you. (Please be sure to include an e-mail address when you order.)

Q: Can I print this eBook?
A: American Heart Association eBooks are not intended to be printed. Printing and copying restrictions apply.

Q: Does this eBook come with an Instructor CD like the print edition does?
A: No, but all the information from the Instructor CD is available electronically.

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