health care providers and is a pre-requisite to many health care education programs, including those offered at NVCC.
In this classroom-based course, healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Participants who successfully complete the written exam and skills validation will receive an American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers card, valid for two years. The textbook is included in the price of the class and will be provided in class. This course meets most healthcare employers' requirements for formal BLS evaluation and is a prerequisite to many health care education programs, including those at NVCC.
This course is offered on our Waterbury and Danbury Campuses each semester.