The Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) can be very stressful whether you are taking the examination for the first time or renewing every 2 years. Here are some helpful tips in passing the BLS Certification Examination.
UNDERSTANDING BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
COMPRESSIONS, AIRWAY, BREATHING (CAB)
Understanding Basic Life Support in Adults
Chest Compressions (CAB)
Compression to Ventilation Ratio
Airway and Breathing (CAB)
AED / Defibrillation
Understanding Basic Life Support in Pediatrics
Definition of Neonate, Infant, Child, Adolescent
In Basic Life Support in Pediatrics, follow the CAB sequence for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Compression – Airway – Breathing.
Defibrillation is the treatment for immediate life-threatening arrhythmias with which the patient does not have a pulse such as ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia.
Synchronized Cardioversion is the treatment that aims to convert an arrhythmia back to sinus rhythm such as atrial fibrillation or supraventricular tachycardia.
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction – Adult & Children
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction – Infant
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction – Unresponsive
BLS CARD GUIDELINES