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Last update: 21 Jan, 2017
 
American Heart Association (AHA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Course
 
Course Background
The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Healthcare Providers aims to provide BLS knowledge and skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). This program will make use of videotape, practical session and instructor discussion to help participants to provide basic life support in different settings.
 
The Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine has been providing resuscitation training since 1991. All accredited AHA instructors are practicing medical or nursing colleagues with years of teaching experience.
 
 
Course Test
To complete the BLS Course for Healthcare Providers, Candidate should able to demonstrate the skills of CPR, mouth-to-mask and bag-mask ventilation, use of AEDs, and relief of FBAO for the responsive and unresponsive victim.
 
A post-course written MCQ examination will be issued. Passing rate is 84%.
 
 
Reading Material
AHA BLS Provider Manual is ready for collection after successful application. Early registration and collection of course materials is recommended.
 
 
Course Venue

HKEC Training Centre for Healthcare Management & Clinical Technology
Multi-centre Block B, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital,
3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

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Time
08:30 – 13:05 (half-day course)
 
 
Course Fee
HK$550
HK$500 for HKCEM Fellows / Trainees and HA Staff (from January 2016 onwards)
(Fees are inclusive of morning, AHA course materials and certificate, but exclusive of lunch)
 
 
Intended Candidate
Participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
 
 
Class Capacity
24 candidates per class
 
 
Accreditation 2017

College

Max. for
whole
function

CMC/CPD
Category

AN - Anaesthesiologists

3.08

ana-passive

CM - Community Medicine

3

-

DS - Dental Surgeons

3

Cat. B

EM(F) - Emergency Medicine (Fellow)

3

IP

EM(T) - Emergency Medicine (Trainee)

2.5

Cat. A

FP - Family Physicians

3

Cat. 5.2

OG - Obstericians & Gynaecologists

3

Non-OG

OP - Ophthalmologists

1.5

passive

OS - Orthopadeic Surgeons

3

Cat. C

College

Max. for
whole
function

CMC/CPD
Category

OT - Otorhinolaryngologists

1.5

Cat 2.2

PD - Paediatricians

3

Cat. A

PA - Pathologists

3.5

PP

PH - Physicians

2

-

PS - Psychiatrists

3

PP/OP

RA - Radiologists

3

Cat. A

SU - Surgeons

3

passive

MCHK CME Programme

3

passive

CNE Points

4.5

-

 
 
Faculty
American Heart Association accredited BLS Instructors
 
 
Application Deadline
First comes first serve
 
 
Enrollment Method
Online Registration
 
 
Program Schedule
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