Do you require a BLS Provider certification for healthcare professionals?
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Yes – BLS Provider:
The American Heart Association BLS Provider course is intended for healthcare professionals with clinical responsibilities including nurses, physicians, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, lifeguards, police officers, and other allied health personnel.
No – Heartsaver
The American Heart Association Heartsaver program is intended for participants that do not have clinical responsibilities in a healthcare setting including coaches, teachers, personal trainers, childcare providers, and industrial safety teams.