Workshop: Basic Life Support Health Care Providers: CPR

Course ID - CTD0414a   

Short Title: BLS/CPR for Faculty  

Audience:     Faculty
Length of Workshop:      4 hours
Prerequisite  none

The purpose of the BLS for Health Care Providers workshop is to provide healthcare providers with the knowledge, skills and practice necessary to successfully administer adult, child and infant resuscitation to a victim in and out of a hospital setting. The workshop is designed to teach skills in administering CPR to victims all ages. This will include ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask devise and oxygen, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). The workshop will provide training in safety and in the actual rescue. The workshop includes background materials, instructional methodologies, video overview of cognitive information, skills demonstration video and practice, instructor-led practice scenarios and peer practice sessions.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify when to start 1-rescurer CPR
  • Demonstrate the complete skills of 1-rescurer CPR
  • Understand the CABDs sequence of CPR
  • Correctly check for normal breathing
  • Administer the head tilt-chin lift, mouth-to-mouth breaths and mouth-to-mask breaths to the victim
  • Identify when to start breathing, including ventilation with a barrier device and bag mask ventilation (with and without oxygen)
  • Perform chest compressions for adults including correct rate and depth and complete chest recoil
  • Position of hands for chest compressions
  • Identify the steps of the operation of an AED
  • Demonstrate proper placement of AED electrode pads
  • Recall when to press the shock button when using an AED
  • Describe the difference between adult and child CPR
  • Demonstrate the steps of CPR for a child
  • Demonstrate the steps of CPR for an infant
  • Demonstrate 2-rescurer CPR for adult, child and infant victims
  • Describe the links in the AHA Chain of Survival including the importance of: Early Access {early recognition of the emergency and activation (phoning 911 or other response system)}; providing early defibrillation and ensuring the arrival of early advanced care
  • Describe the sign of 4 life-threatening emergencies (heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrest and choking)
  • Identify victim and rescuer safely
  • Use of AED for victim >  8 years of age (and approximately 25 kg or more)
  • Identify signs of severe complete FBAO
  • Provide relief of FBAO in the responsive and unresponsive victims of any age



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0414a
Course Title: BLS/CPR for Faculty
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.