Category Archives: BLS

Video: BLS and CPR Terminology Zombie Notes Study Chart

Nursing Educator Michele Kunz discusses the BLS and CPR Zombie Notes Study Chart. This Zombie Notes Study Chart includes the most important BLS and CPR terminology that healthcare professionals must memorize to be successful on the certification exam for Basic … Continue reading

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Video: BCLS, BLS, and CPR Classes: What Are The Different Classes All About

Nursing Educator Michele Kunz discusses some of the differences and similarities of the several different basic life-saver courses available to healthcare professionals and to lay-rescuers. Michele has many other videos on YouTube covering all aspects of PALS, ACLS, and BLS. … Continue reading

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Top 10 CPR Myths

Michele and I have been teaching CPR to healthcare professionals and students since 1984. We have seen the development, improvement, and wide-spread acceptance of CPR education over these years. Despite these advances, we still hear many myths about CPR every … Continue reading

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Video: 10 Hot Tips For Passing The AHA BLS And CPR Certification Class And Exam

Video Description: Michele discusses 10 hot tips to help you be successful when taking the AHA certification class and exam for BLS and CPR. These tips are especially helpful for students and first-timers. Please watch in HD. Click here to … Continue reading

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What Are BCLS, BLS, and CPR-Heartsaver Certification Programs All About?

Overview of the BCLS and BLS Certification Program Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is a qualification demonstrating that someone has successfully completed a BCLS program.  The program may take up to 6-8 hours. This program reviews the risks for … Continue reading

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2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC

  Highlights of the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC “This publication summarized the key issues and changes in the 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).”

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10 Hot Tips For Passing the AHA ACLS Exam

Here is a guide to help you improve your chances of passing the AHA – American Heart Association certification exam for ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support. If you take the advice given here seriously, you will do very well … Continue reading

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10 Hot Tips For Passing the AHA BLS and CPR Exam

Here is a guide to help you improve your chances of passing the AHA – American Heart Association certification exam for BCLS, BLS, and CPR. If you take the advice given here seriously, you will do very well on the … Continue reading

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Video: BCLS 2010 Updates

Nursing educator Michele Kunz gives healthcare professionals an introduction to the new AHA guidelines for BCLS. Special emphasis is on the major changes that occurred for ABC, airway, breathing, circulation, which is now CAB, circulation, airway, and then breathing. Changes in rescuing a choking person is also discussed. Continue reading

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ECC 2010 Conference in San Diego, CA

Joe and I had a great time this past week at the ECC 2010 Educational Conference and Exposition, in San Diego, California. It was presented by the Citizen CPR Foundation. We were there to learn about all of the new ECC protocols which just came out in December. I was able to meet many other nursing educators from all over America, Canada, and Europe. Joe was able to meet and talk to other medical training business owners. We both got to meet some of the physicians that developed the modern CPR techniques. We were able to chat with the medical device manufacturers and suppliers about their equipment and see the new changes they have made. Continue reading

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