Master the Spectrum of Lifesaving Skills: Combined BLS & ACLS AHA Workshops at VASA

Master the Art of Saving Lives

We, at VASA, are proud to offer a combined Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) workshop program, certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) provided by EMRI Greenhealth services and empower yourself to be a live-saver in emergencies.

This comprehensive three-day program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to confidently respond to a wide range of life-threatening situations, from basic cardiac emergencies to complex cardiac arrests.

Contact Details

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Front office: 6361308647

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Operations: 6361075746

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Front Office Timing: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday to Saturday)

Workshop Details


Duration: Three Days


Eligible Participants: Physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other qualified healthcare professionals involved in cardiac patient care.


Venue: VASA, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Nallurhalli, Bangalore

Why Join This Workshop?

  • Gain Official AHA Certification: Earn recognized credentials valued by healthcare employers worldwide.
  • Expert Instruction: Learn from certified AHA instructors with extensive experience in emergency care.
  • State-of-the-Art Simulation: Hone your skills in VASA’s advanced simulation labs featuring high-fidelity mannequins, reflecting the latest AHA guidelines.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Master BLS and ACLS protocols, including CPR, AED use, airway management, basic life support skills, and advanced cardiac care algorithms.

This two-part program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to confidently respond to a wide range of life-threatening situations.


Fees:  ₹ 13,000/- + GST 18%
Limited Seats Available
Lunch and Tea will be provided to the participants


Combined BLS & ACLS AHA Workshops at VASA

Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support Workshop Agenda

Day 1: Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Morning Session (8:00 AM – 12:12 PM)
    • 8:00-8:05 AM: Lesson 1: Course Introduction
        • Welcome and Introductions
        • Course Overview and Learning Objectives
        • Importance of BLS
    • 8:05-8:35 AM: Lesson 2: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS
        • Adult Chain of Survival
        • Scene Safety, Assessment, and Adult Compressions
        • Pocket Mask Ventilation
        • Performing 1-Rescuer Adult BLS
    • 8:35-8:55 AM: Lesson 3: AED and Bag-Mask Device
        • Introduction to Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • Using a Bag-Mask Device for Ventilation
    • 8:55-9:04 AM: Lesson 4: 2-Rescuer Adult BLS
        • Roles and Responsibilities in 2-Rescuer CPR
    • 9:04-9:14 AM: Lesson 5: Special Considerations
        • Mouth-to-Mouth Breaths
        • Rescue Breathing Techniques
        • Breaths with an Advanced Airway Device
        • Opioid-Associated Life-Threatening Emergency
        • Maternal Cardiac Arrest
    • 9:14-9:40 AM: Lesson 6: High-Performance Teams
        • Team Dynamics in Resuscitation Efforts
        • Building High-Performance Teams
        • Optional: High-Performance Teams Activity
    • 9:40-10:00 AM: Break
    • 10:10-10:20 AM: Lesson 7: Child BLS
        • Pediatric Chain of Survival
        • Performing CPR on Children
    • 10:20-10:40 AM: Lesson 8: Infant BLS
        • Performing CPR on Infants
        • Infant Compressions and Ventilation Techniques
        • 2-Rescuer Infant CPR
        • AED Use for Infants and Young Children
    • 10:40-10:47 AM: Lesson 9: Relief of Choking
        • Adult and Child Choking Maneuvers
        • Infant Choking Relief Techniques
    • 10:47-10:52 AM: Lesson 10: Conclusion
        • Course Summary and Key Takeaways
    • 10:52-11:32 AM: Lesson 11: Skills Test
        • Practical Demonstration of Adult CPR and AED Skills
        • Infant CPR Skills Demonstration
    • 11:32-11:57 AM: Lesson 12: Exam
        • Written Examination Based on Course Content
    • 11:57-12:12 PM: Lesson 13: Remediation
      • Review of Skills Testing Performance and Feedback
      • Exam Review and Clarification of Doubts

Day 2: (ACLS Workshop)

  • Morning Session (8:30 AM – 12:50 PM):

    • 8:30 AM: Lesson 1: Welcome, Introductions, and Course Administration
    • 8:45 AM: Lesson 2: ACLS Course Overview & Organization
        • Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes
        • Importance of ACLS in Cardiac Care
    • 9:20 AM – 10:25 AM: Hands-on Practice Stations (Split Sessions):
        • Group Rotation: High-Quality BLS Skills Testing and Review, Airway Management Skills Testing and Review
    • 10:25 AM – 10:40 AM: Break
    • 0:40 AM – 11:55 AM: Lesson 3: Technology Review
      • Review of Essential Equipment Used in ACLS Scenarios
    • 11:55 AM – 12:50 PM: Lunch Break

    Afternoon Session (12:50 PM – 5:05 PM):

    • 12:50 PM: Lesson 4: High-Performance Teams in Resuscitation
        • Importance of Teamwork and Communication in Cardiac Emergencies
    • 1:50 PM – 2:20 PM: Break
    • 2:20 PM – 5:05 PM: Hands-on Practice Stations (Split Sessions):
      • Group Rotation:
        • Lesson 5: Recognizing and Managing Bradycardia
        • Lesson 6: Recognizing and Managing Tachycardia (Stable and Unstable)
        • Lesson 7: High-Performance Teams: Cardiac Arrest and Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

Day 3: Morning Session (8:30 AM – 12:15 PM)

  • 8:30 AM – 10:50 AM: Hands-on Practice Stations (Split Sessions):
      • Group Rotation:
        • Lesson 8: High-Performance Teams: Megacode Practice (Scenario-based simulation of managing a cardiac arrest)
  • 10:50 AM – 11:00 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: High-Performance Teams: Megacode Testing
    • Simulation-based Megacode Scenario Evaluation with Instructor Feedback

Afternoon Session (12:15 PM – 1:00 PM):

  • 12:15 PM: Written Exam
      • Assessment of Theoretical Knowledge in ACLS Principles and Protocols
  • 1:00 PM: Remediation and Course Completion
    • Review of Exam Performance and Feedback
    • Certificate Distribution for Successful Participants

Workshop Completion & Certification

Upon successful completion of both workshops (BLS and ACLS), participants will receive separate AHA BLS Provider Course Completion Card and AHA ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, both valid for two years.

BLS Workshop: 

Key Skills Learned: High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants, AED use, effective ventilation techniques, choking relief maneuvers.

ACLS Workshop:

  • Prerequisite: A current BLS Provider Course Completion Certificate/Card
  • Advanced Skills Learned: ACLS algorithms, ECG interpretation, pharmacological management, advanced airway management, defibrillation, post-resuscitation care, and effective communication in resuscitation teams.
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