~ FALL SEMESTER HOURS (subject to change) ~
The REC: M-Th 6a-12a | F 6a-11p | Sa 8a-11p | Su 8a-12a
Pool @ The REC: M-F 6a-10p | Sa 8a-8p | Su 10a-8p
NorthREC: M-F 6a-10p | Sa/Su 8a-10p
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course provides healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant patients. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer Certification through the American Red Cross.
Consistent with the AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals. Using lecture, skills demonstration, practice and case-based emergency response scenarios with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes.
Other skills participants of this course will practice include creating initial impressions needed in order to provide immediate care of a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives. This class also will instruct participants how to take basic disease transmission precautions, and recognize and care for bleeding, wounds, and sudden illness. Participants will also learn immobilization methods for muscle, bone and joint injuries. The class meets OSHA guidelines. The material in this course is delivered through online training, classroom, lecture, and hands-on practice.
Instructors can provide a variety of accommodations, please contact: Contact Daniel Hepfer(link sends e-mail) at (520) 621-0473, to request disability-related accommodations or with questions about accessibility.
No refunds will be offered once registration has been processed. There will be a $15 transfer fee to switch courses if a course is available. Transfers are not guaranteed.
This course is in a Blended Learning format which combines online learning with classroom training. Participants who register for these classes must complete all online materials before the classroom portion of the class in order to complete the course. The online training portion will be emailed to participants via the email included with registration no later than one business day before the start of the course from CREC-Aquatics@email.arizona.edu(link sends e-mail).
If you would like to access the online materials prior to the week of the course date you can complete the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Blended Learning prior to our team sending out the information.
After opening the link, the website will prompt you to log in. If you already have a login account, use that here. If you do not have an account, create one by clicking on "Create Login." Once you log in, the website will bring you straight to the training.
If you are having any issues with the website, please try these troubleshooting solutions.
- Use an internet web browser other than Google Chrome.
- Make sure your Pop-Ups are enabled for this website.
- Call Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767