IPNA Wicklow branch - BLS Heartcode
Ongoing at Online
Location: Online. Date and time for the Skills assessment will be arranged at a later stage.
BLS training for IPNA Wicklow branch current members only
The BLS Heartcode, is a blended elearning version of the BLS for healthcare provider course, it is completed in two parts.
Part One: You will receive a key code so you can access and complete this course online at a convenient time and at a pace that suits you, you can click in and out of it as you please (you will receive your keycode via email a few days after the booking deadline). The online course contains videos, animation and Simulation scenarios. Once you complete the online course and the MCQs you print your own certificate.
Part Two: Submit your certificate to HealthCare Minds and complete the face to face component where you can practice your skills and complete your skills test. This will be done in a safe environment following best practice guidelines in relation to COVID-19 (for example: you will be verbalising that you are giving breaths but not physically practicing them during your skills assessment). Having completed the theory and MCQs online means the contact time required is substantially reduced (approximately 1 hour).
You will then receive the fullIrish Heart Foundation (IHF)/ American Heart Association certificate completion card upon successful completion of the course. This is valid for the next two years and you will have access to the course and learning materials for the two year period.
HealthCare Minds is a Training Site affiliated to the Irish Heart Foundation's CPR & ECC Training Programme.
Aim of the BLS Course: you will be able to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as sudden cardiac arrest in a safe, timely and effective manner.
The Course is also suitable for: Medical, para-medical and allied healthcare professionals
• Adult, paediatric and infant CPR
• Bag-valve mask ventilation, mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-barrier ventilation
• Two-rescuer team scenarios
• Foreign-body airway obstruction
• Automated external defibrillation
• Special resuscitation situations
Booking deadline: A discount of 23% has been applied to the course fee; to secure this discounted price of €100 please make your booking before 12 midday Tuesday 13th October 2020. Please note the secure payment system does not accept "Revolut" payments.