A comprehensive course designed to fulfill the certification needs of a wide variety of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, technicians, EMTs, CNAs, as well as those enrolled for a healthcare career. Topics include: CPR techniques for patients age newborn through adult; AED use for patients of all ages; two rescuer CPR/AED use; rescue breathing with use of a mask, BVM system, with and without advanced airway; choking relief for all ages. In addition, for those healthcare providers that have a requirement or need, this course includes basic first aid techniques such as: how to assess and treat injuries and medical or environmental emergencies until professional help arrives. Skills focus on keeping the rescuer safe, while providing life-saving assistance to the patient in a variety of scenarios. Students learn proper techniques to use when treating internal or external bleeding; dealing with anaphylactic shock; managing bone and joint injuries; burn care; recognizing symptoms of heart attack, stroke, diabetic emergencies and more. (Members of the general public may also take this course if there is a need other than listed as above.) Upon successful course completion, students receive both an AHA BLS Provider certification card and an ASHI Basic First Aid certification card. Both are valid for two years.