CPR Courses

Training For CBC Students and Faculty


Columbia Basin College offers American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR training for students accepted in a Health Sciences program and program faculty. Also offered is basic CPR and First Aid training for non-healthcare students and faculty. Registration is quick and easy.

The American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR training and certification is required for all programs offered by the School of Health Sciences.

Courses for Healthcare Providers

The American Heart Association BLS Provider course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in pre-hospital and in-facility environments. Students entering healthcare fields at CBC will need this course before attending internship/clinical.

The AHA BLS Provider course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Course Content:

  • High quality CPR for adults, children and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Use of an AED
  • Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

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  • Phone:509-544-8300

  • Address:940 Northgate Dr., Richland, WA 99352

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