Basic Life Support


Healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR in a variety of settings.


Must have a medical background.

Course Content 

  • Critical concepts of high quality CPR
  • AHA Chain of survival
  • 1-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, infants and children
  • 2-rescuer CPR for adults, infants and children
  • Difference between adults, infants and children rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask technique for adults, infants and children
  • Rescue breathing for adults, infants and children
  • Relief of choking in adults, infants and children
  • CPR with advanced airway

Course Format 

  • One-day course
  • Video-based presentation
  • Instructor-led lectures
  • Instructor-led practice
  • Skill testing
  • Written examination


  • American Heart Association Certificate of Completion is issued on successful completion of the course. Participants must be competent in skills performed and must score a minimum of 84% in the written test. The AHA certificate is valid for two years.

Student Material 

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Text

Continuing Medical Education 

Six CME hours are awarded for the BLS course


The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the course date.

Course cost: JMD $6,500

To qualify for re-certification;

**Expired certificate must not be older than 2 years.

** Must have a current manual