Basic Life Support
Training recommended for healthcare workers, healthcare students such as nurses, doctors, EMT's, nursing assistants or techs, the professional rescuer or
St. Louis hospital employees
To schedule a group class
American Heart Association Completion Card Courses: Basic Life Support and Heartsaver
Safety Basics LLC is aligned with Mercy Hospital St. Louis, MO American Heart Association Training Center
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We have had a slight increase in our training fees as of May 1st, 2022.
Support Provider Full Classroom
4 hours & 30 minutes
This completion level course teaches one and two rescuer adult, child, and infant CPR skills,team practice with mock code, first aid for choking, how to use a bag mask device and Automatic External Defibrillator training. Must pass hand on skills test off and multiple choice test. This course is for first time students learning Basic Life Support, for students with an expired Basic Life Support card over 60 days, for students wanting more hands on practice and instruction, for students going back to work in the medical field after a break.
Support Provider Renewal Classroom
This completion level course is for participants who are renewing their training. Must hold a current Basic Life Support card or one that is expired no more than 60 days. This course moves at a faster pace and the student is expected to have prior knowledge of basic life support skills. The renewal course covers one and two rescuer adult CPR/AED, child, and infant CPR skills and team practice with mock code. Must pass hands on skills test and multiple choice test.
Tues. July 12th, 9 am-12 pm
Wed. Aug 10th, 9 am-12 pm
at St. Raymond St. Elizabeth Parish Center, 1420 Sappington Rd,
Crestwood MO 63126
Heartcode Basic Life Support Blended Learning Class
1 -2 hours online and Practice & Skills Session 75 min-2 hours
Blended learning course format for individuals or small groups allows students to complete part one of the course online using a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by the learner's own inputs. The course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning, probes, & cognitive assessment activities. This class is for fist time students or renewals. Part one is appoximately 1 hr 45-2 hours in length and fee is $32.50. Purchase part one of the Heartcode Basic Life Support from: American Heart Association's online store www.shopcpr.heart.org or Worldpoint Medical at www.worldpoint.com (item #20-3533 for $32.50. Part 2 and 3 is a structured hands on Instructor led session that focuses on skills practice, team scenarios and skills testing using feedback manikins. We offer a small group in person hands on practice and skills session or a limited number of individual virtual sessions.
Upcoming in person classes:
Tues. July 6th, 9:15-11:15 am
Tues. Aug 2nd, 9:15-11:15 am
at St. Raymond St. Elizabeth Parish Center
1420 Sappington Rd,
Crestwood MO 63126
Schedule a individual virtual Zoom meeting session with check out of a loaner manikin kit:
Fee: $89 for fist time students or $69 for renewals plus $50 for loaner manikin kit ($40 refundable upon return)
Due to COVID-19 precautions, there is an option to purchase your own face mask kit as a class supplement add on when registering. The kit includes 1 adult/child face & 1 infant mask with one way valve, wipes and gloves in a zipper pouch that is yours to keep and use if needed for performing CPR.
The individual practice & skills virtual sessions uses Zoom meeting. For the virtual session you will need to have video on your phone, tablet, or lap top. You must purchase & schedule curbside pick up of a Safety Basic's manikin kit in Kirkwood or meet a Safety Basic's staff member in the parking lot at St. Louis County Oakbend Branch Library at 842 S. Holmes Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122 or at a mutually agreeable time. The kit is not library property.. The kit is returned after training for a partially refundable fee once kit is returned in good condition, Add on pick up of a manikin kit at check out.
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American Heart Association recommends each student have a copy of the student Basic Life Support Provider manual copyright 2020 for classroom courses (not blended learning) readily available for use before, during, and after the course. Textbooks are designed for individual use and are an integral part of the student's education. You can purchase the book or ebook at Worldpoint Medical at www.worldpoint.com (item #20-1102 or digital ebook version item # 20-3102 for $14 and paperback for $16) or through the American Heart Association at www.shopCPR.heart.org
2 year American Heart Association BLS Provider electronic completion card emailed the day of class or next morning for evening classes or after return of loaner manikin kit for pre-paid reservations upon successful completion of skills and multiple choice testing for classroom course or practice and skills session. Digital cards can be viewed, printed, or emailed at anytime during your certification cycle.