Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Training

Our Continuing Nursing Education Office is now offering Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Training (by the Heart & Stroke Foundation).

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings, and teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in pre-hospital and in-facility settings. 

Click on the titles below for more information on our course sessions taking place on the following dates:

NEW DATES!     

Thursday, July 25, 2019: 09h-14h30 - FULL - waitlist available

Wednesday, August 21, 2019: 09h-14h30 - FULL - waitlist available

Saturday, August 24, 2019: 09h-14h30 - FULL - waitlist available

 

 

Course Overview

The new BLS Provider Course is equivalent to the BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS for HCP) course it replaces. 

Basic Life Support course information is outlined in the BLS Description. Participation in these courses is determined by the needs and interests of each BLS provider.

Intended Audience: This course is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings or by those that require BLS certification and CPR training to enter into a healthcare-related training program.

Language of instruction

English. Video & manuals will be in English. Exams are available in English or French. Instructor is bilingual.

Instructor

Elizabeth Murphy-Lavallée, inf., BNI, CNN(c), BLS Instructor & Nursing Clinical Educator, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University

Accredited hours

This course will give you 5 hours of accredited continuing nursing education

Available dates

Monday, June 17, 2019: 09h-14h30

Wednesday, August 21, 2019: 09h-14h30

Saturday, August 24, 2019: 09h-14h30

Session Duration

The course will take up to 5.5 hours. There will be a 30-minute break. 

Refreshments

Coffee and muffins provided in the morning.

Please bring your own lunch; lunch is not provided.

Location

The Satoko Shibata Clinical Nursing Laboratories of the Ingram School of Nursing

680 Sherbrooke St W, 20th floor

Montreal, QC H3A 2M7

Conveniently located right next to the McGill metro station on the green line.

Cost

$85, all included (this includes registration fee, manual, card, all equipment)

To register

  1. Email cne.nursing [at] mcgill.ca to reserve your spot.
  2. Pay registration fee* by sending cheque ($85)—payable to “McGill University”—to:

Continuing Nursing Education, Ingram School of Nursing

680 Sherbrooke St W, Suite 2029

Montreal, QC H3A 2M7

*cheque must be received 1 week ahead of event to keep your spot reserved; cheques will only be cashed after the event

Cancellation policy

If we do not meet a minimum registration number, then a session will be cancelled. You will be informed of cancellation a minimum of 48 hours before the event and your cheque will be returned to you.

You will receive a full refund (your cheque will be returned to you) if you cancel 72 hours in advance.