CPR requirements for Physical therapy Students In Boston, Walpole, or Worcester
Your patient’s health, physical, and mental wellbeing is of the upmost importance. You are an expert in kinesiology, but would you know what to do during a cardiac arrest? A cardiac arrest can occur at a moments notice; in the waiting room of your clinic, when you are with a patient, or outside of your office. This occurrence is not uncommon, according the American Heart Association each year 350,000 cardiac arrest occur outside of a hospital setting. Would you be prepared to save a life?
CPR of America offers American Heart Association BLS courses to Physical Therapists throughout Massachusetts. This course is essential for saving a life and a requirement for physical therapy students and current physical therapists. The Basic Life Support includes learning the proper form for chest compressions, how ventilate a victim using a bag mask device, delivering a shock with an AED, team dynamics, two-rescuer CPR, and team dynamic. After the course students will receive a two-year American Heart Association BLS certificate, but more importantly will have gained the confidence to react in a medical emergency.