Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care ProviderAuthor: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Provider, Sixth Edition is ideal for use within courses designed to certify health care providers in CPR and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students to learn life-saving skills.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Provider, Sixth Edition includes:
- Updated content that meets or exceeds the scientific recommendations developed by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and is consistent with the CPR and ECC Guidelines as established by the American Heart Association and other resuscitation councils around the world
- Clear, concise, and current information on what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take during an emergency, including how to perform CPR and use an AED
- Updated coverage of bloodborne and airborne diseases, including precautions to take in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
- A focus on soft skills, with additional coverage relating to team-based resuscitation