Basic Life Support (BLS)

Friday, August 30, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Clinical Sciences Building, Room 215

**This course is open only to current Dental Hygiene students.

This course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest using new 2015 science. Basic Life Support (BLS) teaches the concepts of high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction, and high- performing team dynamics. This course is for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings. Minnesota State University, Mankato’s BLS Course is offered with Laerdal’s The Little Family Package-specific and cutting edge CPR training manikins.

$70 per person


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  • New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines
  • Components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
  • Importance of early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations usinga barrier device 
  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants



Tiffany GordonTiffany Gordon, MSN, RN, CPN, is a pediatric nurse who has been working with Minnesota State University, Mankato as the Simulation Coordinator for Workforce Training since 2017. She has over 13 years of experience as a nurse to offer this course and other trainings.




For registration questions, please contact Larane Wahlen


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