Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS)

Course content

  • One and two person adult resuscitation
  • One person child and infant resuscitation
  • Obstructed airway management in the adult, child, & infant
  • Mouth-to-mask and bag-valve-mask ventilation
  • Automated external defibrillation using Philips AED


Required for every physician
*BLS Healthcare Provider may be achieved at either Provider or Instructor level.


Two years

Course schedule

  • Provider training for all incoming residents during orientation;
  • Recertification available every March and June thereafter.
  • Provider training held second Wednesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost of course


Additional information

For more information about life support courses and to sign-up, please visit the Patient Safety Training Center website.