EDUCATION > BASIC CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
designed to teach healthcare professionals the essential cognitive and
psychomotor skills for resuscitation efforts according to the standards
established by the American Heart Association (AHA).
completion is achieved by mastery of selected psychomotor skills and written
the AHA role & identify criteria for BCLS completion.
the anatomy/physiology of the cardio- respiratory system.
risk factors of heart disease.
prudent heart living.
the care of the pre-arrest victim.
Cerullos Law, automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), and airway
signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest Identify potential complication
form Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
between clinical and biologic death.
situations when CPR can be interrupted.
proficient psychomotor performance with:
one and two person rescuer.
one-two person rescuer.
of foreign body airway obstruction: Adult, Child and Infant.
management and ventilation devices.
course is open to community residents and QHN staff.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queens Hospital Center
register and for more information, contact the Department of Staff Education
at (718) 883-3402.
fee: $56.00 -- Community residents and non-QHN providers