Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • First Aid


    Duration: 4.5 hours including Q & A
    Language options: English
    Validity of Certificate: 2 years w/ ID
    Approved by: American Heart Association, DCAS, Dubai Municipality and KHDA
    Cost: 450 per person in open course, group rates apply

    Who should attend: This course is for healthcare professionals (including physicians, dentists, dental assistants, nurses, physical therapists, registered pharmacists, paramedics etc) who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

    The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course gives the student 3.5 CME hours recognized by DHA

    Course content:

    • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
    • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
    • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
    • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
    • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
    • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
    • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
    • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
    • CPR with an advanced airway*

    Teaching methodology:

    • Skills are taught using AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows instructors to observe students, provide feedback and guide students’ acquisition of skills.
    • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills.
    • Each student receives the highest quality course material to supplement their learning.
    • Skills practice and testing during course to ensure students demonstrate competency performing skills

    Materials to take away:
    BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (includes certificate and Pocket Reference Card)


    Who delivers the workshops? trainers are all internationally BLS accredited first aid instructors and qualified nurses with hospital experience. All instructors have been approved by Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, the regulatory body for First Aid in Dubai.

    Who are the courses designed for?
    All members of the medical field including physicians, dentists, dental assistants, nurses, physical therapists, registered pharmacists, paramedics etc

    How many staff should I send for training?
    It is mandatory for all healthcare providers to be BLS trained and have a valid certificate. Qualification is valid for 2 years and should always be up to date.

    Does this course satisfy all UAE legal requirements for hospitals and clinics?
    Yes, the AHA (American Heart Association) BLS Certification is recognized by Dubai Municipality, DED, DHA and DCAS.

    Will I get CME points?
    Yes, completing the BLS course will give you 3.5 CME hours as recognised by DHA

    Do you offer special rates for big groups?
    Yes we offer special rates for groups of 12 and more, please call us on 050 6240321 for more information

    Where are the courses held?
    It is up to you! We can teach in your company venue, or at our training centre on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Our centre is right outside the Noor Islamic Bank metro station, and if you choose to drive here, we have ample free parking in the back of the office. For a detailed location map and instructions please visit the “Contact Us” section on the website.

    What is required to have a course at our company premises?
    We come to offices in all emirates to teach for groups and require at least 12 students per session.

    Do you teach at weekends?
    Yes, we teach 7 days a week and can adapt our timings to suit your needs.