CPR for the Healthcare Provider (Blended)

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The CPR for the Health Care Provider blended course is designed to certify Healthcare Providers and First Responders in the latest internationally accepted CPR and AED techniques for inside and outside hospital settings.

This course focuses on sudden cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke, airway obstruction, CPR, and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) at the scene of an accident or sudden illness with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

Target Audience

  • Healthcare professionals and providers (such as Doctors, Nursing Sisters, Ambulance Personnel, Biokineticists, Fire Fighters, Lifeguards, etc)
  • Those who work amongst groups where the risk of cardiac arrest is high
  • General Public

How is the Course Structured

This blended course consists of 3 parts.

  • Online Theory (Videos/ Presentations & Manual)
    • The course has been broken down into smaller chapters / modules / topics for ease of training.
    • Each module is no longer than 20 minutes in duration so it can be completed on breaks, between calls, between patients or when you have a spare moment in your busy schedule.
  • Online Assessment
    • You will require a mark of 80 % or higher to pass the Assessments and to complete the course.
    • You will have a maximum of two (2) attempts at an assessment.
  • Classroom Practical Demonstration and Assessment
    • This needs to be booked separately at our regularly scheduled sessions. Use the following link to book for these sessions nearest to you: Book for Practical Session
    • To progress and be accepted to a practical session the Online Theory portion needs to be completed first.

Course Details


Course Content / Modules Covered

The following is covered through modules/ lessons:-

  • Chapter 1: Emergency Cardiac Care and the Health Care Provider
  • Chapter 2: Understanding the Human Body
  • Chapter 3: Patient Assessment
  • Chapter 4: Basic Life Support for Adults and Children
  • Chapter 5: Basic Life Support for Infants
  • Chapter 6: Resuscitation Adjuncts
  • Chapter 7: Special Resuscitation Situations

Download “CPR for the Professional / Healthcare Provider” CPR-Professionals-CPR-4-HCP.pdf – Downloaded 2161 times – 320 KB

Course Materials

BLS Medical Certification

Online Completion Certificate

To qualify for access to the practical session you must study and complete all lesson module(s) and score the required passing grade of 80% or more in the assessments.

After completion of this online theoretical course, a link to download your online completion certificate will then automatically appear on your Profile page.

This certificate MUST be downloaded, printed and emailed to mail@blsmedical.co.za when registering for your CPR for Healthcare Practical session (See our training calendar for dates) and brought along to the Practical session.

Final Certification

Subject to a successful theory and practical assessment, all participants will be issued with a CPR for Healthcare Provider certificate accredited by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.


Course Accreditation & certification

Course Code (CPD) # ECP393/06
Course Level (CPD) # 2
Course Points (CEU’s) # 15
Assessments / Course Certificate Yes
Certification recognised by Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI)
Course Publisher / Accreditation Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI)
Course Category Medical Blended

Course Delivery & Method

Course delivery Blended Training consisting of online theory and live practical session
Estimated Course Duration Online Presentation: 4 – 5 hours | Practical Signoff: 1.5 – 2 hours
Video with Audio Yes
Audio Only No
Assessments / Tests Yes

Pre-requisites for course

Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Qualifications  None
Pre-requisite course(s) / Education Level  None

Blended / Online training 4 – 5 hours.
Practical Training – 1.5 – 2 hours.

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