Our Basic Life Support (BLS) courses are taught by emergency medical professionals. BLS participants will learn the skills necessary to deliver both individual and dynamic team-based AED use, basic airway managment, CPR, and relief of choking in an active an engaging way.
2017 BLS Course Dates Are Being Posted Daily
Our classroom is located at Tacoma General Hospital
424 S I St,
Tacoma, WA 98405
AHA Basic Life Support is a CPR class designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several immediate life-threatening emergencies and intervene in a safe, timely and effective manner. Professionals will learn the Chain of Survival, critical concepts of high-quality individual and team-based CPR, the differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques in addition to the following life-saving skills:
Training may be completed by taking a traditional 4 hour classroom course -or- by completing a progressive new 1.5 hour online training program with a 1 hour skills session that features objective feedback technology manikins and a team dynamics exercise.
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HeartCode BLS is a CPR class for healthcare providers that combines convenient online training with expert skills mentoring and dynamic team-based skills practice. Upon successful completion of the 1.5 hour HeartCode BLS online program, a participant must complete a 1 hour instructor-led skills practice and evaluation session that features objective feedback technologly manikins and a team dynamics exercise.
Once registered, refer to the course confirmation email for instructions on how to access and begin the online course.
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Online classes include an in-person skill session. Choose your time and location:
Basic Life Support Classes in Tacoma
Tacoma Washington nurses, EMTs, doctors, and other healthcare specialists working in the medical field have trusted Newcastle’s BLS training instructors to deliver the high quality instruction they need to perform the life saving procedures their jobs require. For Tacoma medical professionals looking to acquire or renew their BLS certification, Newcastle Training offers frequent opportunities to take their BLS certification classes. Whether you are getting BLS certification for the first time, or renewing your BLS certification after many years in the Tacoma WA medical community, Newcastle’s highly trained BLS instructors are dedicated to delivering the necessary information to Tacoma, Federal Way, and Gig Harbor BLS class students in an effective and engaging way.
BLS Online Classes
By offering BLS classes online, we aim to provide training and information to busy professionals in a way that is convenient to them. Because you also get the hands-on review and evaluation from one of our trained instructors, you can be sure that your BLS skills are up to standard. In addition to our classes presented in person in Tacoma, we also offer online BLS classes for students in all areas around Tacoma Washington like Spanaway and Lakewood. Our online BLS training is a great way to expand or refresh your knowledge of life saving techniques, as well as individual and team based procedures, at your convenience. Once you’ve finished your online BLS class, you’ll join a small group of other students for an in-person practice and skills assessment guided by one of our BLS instructors.
BLS Class Information
Certified professionals, who are passionate about helping you gain the knowledge you need to do your job correctly, teach our BLS classes. Our Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in Tacoma Washington cover a variety of life saving techniques for a variety of situations. In our BLS classes, you will learn to identify life threatening conditions and act quickly to mitigate them. In addition to learning about the American Heart Association Chain of Survival, and other important information, you will also be directed in hands-on techniques to revive and relieve those who are in a critical situation. As part of our BLS class, you’ll learn 1-person and 2-person rescuer CPR for adults, children and infants, bag-mask ventilation techniques, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use. Our courses will instruct you in the most up-to-date basic life support techniques, rescue breathing and choking relief to infants, children, and adults. You’ll learn to work alone, and in groups, to provide care to people in life threatening situations. The life saving abilities you gain in our Tacoma, Federal Way, and Spanaway BLS class will help you perform your job better and assist those in critical need.
BLS Certification Classes
Our classes are suitable for first time BLS certification seekers, as well as those individuals looking to renew BLS certification in Tacoma, Gig Harbor, and Lakewood. After completing one of Newcastle’s Tacoma BLS training courses, you will receive a two-year AHA BLS card. This certification is essential for some working in the medical field. Because new recommendations on how to treat and manage life threatening conditions develop all the time based on ongoing research, these classes are designed to refresh the basics of most techniques, while simultaneously providing the most current information and updates to preferred care methods. Renewing your Washington BLS certification shouldn’t feel like a waste of time. Our classes are designed to engage you while delivering the essential information you need to get your BLS certification.
Our BLS Class Methodology
Hands-on practice and evaluations are part of all BLS classes, even our online BLS classes. Our BLS instructors are highly skilled, dedicated individuals with a passion for imparting lifesaving knowledge to our students. Our instructors at Newcastle Training come from a myriad of experiences in the medical and healthcare industry. All of our instructors are not only highly skilled medical professionals, but are also dedicated to teaching other medical professionals BLS classes and techniques in Tacoma Washington and the surrounding areas of Lakewood and Federal Way. Students under their instruction will learn to identify and respond to medical emergencies quickly and professionally. Individual and group activities are a central focus of our Tacoma BLS classes, where students gain practical skills. We, at Newcastle Training, want to make sure that you comprehend not only the information required for BLS Certification, but also the techniques and teamwork required to save a life.
BLS Classes and CPR
This BLS class is planned to give students a real world understanding of the situations they may face in the medical field. By staying up to date on BLS certification classes, students commit to providing the best care for those they encounter in their line of work. CPR for adults, children, and infants is a core element of our BLS training classes for BLS certification in Tacoma. Because of the variation of techniques for breath management and choking relief for people in different age categories, it is essential to have a class that emphasizes assessment and treatment of these three distinct groups of patients. In addition to basic airway management, topics and techniques covered in the Tacoma, Gig Harbor, and Federal Way BLS classes, Newcastle puts special emphasis on practicing appropriate responses to a variety of situations with patients of different ages.
Tacoma Classes for BLS Certification
After earning your certification from one of our Tacoma, Spanaway, or Lakewood BLS classes, you’ll have the confidence to perform your best with the most up-to-date procedures for airway management, CPR and AED, choking relief, and more. Your AHA BLS certification card is valid for 2 years. When you are looking to once again renew your BLS certification in Tacoma or the surrounding areas, you can trust Newcastle to have a new and engaging BLS class to refresh your skills. Because we are constantly adding more BLS classes to our calendar, you will never have any trouble finding a time to renew your BLS certification. We also offer online BLS classes for those who want to practice at their convenience. Whatever your preferred method of instruction, Newcastle BLS training classes are a great choice for Tacoma medical professionals. No matter what part of the medical field you work in, if you need BLS certification, then Newcastle’s BLS certification class is right for you. Our devoted team of instructors will give you the hands-on experience you need to successfully apply the latest in life saving techniques.