Course List

AHA Courses for Healthcare Professional

BLS (CPR program for Healthcare Professionals)

BLS (Basic Life Support) is one day (eight hours) classroom Hands on Practice and Evaluation session.  

Course Content:

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • CPR of Adult, Child and Infant - single and double rescuer,
  • Use of barrier device (pocket mask) and bag valve mask for ventilation of  Adult, Child and Infant,
  • CPR with an advanced airway
  • CPR for Pregnant woman 
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Use of AED (Automated External Defibrillator) adult, child and infant
  • Management of chocking (airway obstruction) of adult, child and infant,
  • Use of  opioid antidote and
  • Team Dynamics. 

**** Note: Participants must read well the BLS book prior to attend the BLS course.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duration of the course?
Duration of the Course is 1 day (8 hours), but participant must read well the BLS Book  prior attending the course.  

Is there an exam at the end of the course?
Yes, there will be a written and skill assessment exam that will be conducted at the end of the course. On successful completion of the course the participants will be given the AHA Basic Life Support certificate valid internationally for two years

IHD conducts this course in Dhaka only?
The AHA course by IHD is available at Dhaka city only in Bangladesh, but for corporate - Medical College, Hospitals we provide onsite course as well.

Can IHD conduct the course at my Hospital / College / Academy?
IHD can conduct courses at your location, in case the workshops are booked for group trainings.




Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course

The ACLS course is a two days program of advance cardiovascular life support training and examination as per AHA (American Heart Association) training and examination curriculum. The participant will be trained to resuscitate a victim of Cardiac / Respiratory arrest / Management of ACS and Ischemic Stroke with the use of advanced equipment and drugs. At the end of the course the participant will be skilled of the following:

1. Comprehensive assessment of the victim –

The BLS survey

The Primary survey

The ACLS secondary survey

2. Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics –

Role as the team leader and team member

Elements of Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

3. Dealing with ACLS core cases –

Respiratory Arrest

Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) 

Pulse less Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

Pulse less Electrical Activity (PAE)


Acute Coronary Syndromes


Unstable Tachycardia

Stable Tachycardia

Acute Ischemic Stroke

* Critical ECGs and ACLS core drugs

How to break the bad news (Death declaration to patient's family members)

Participants will be provided with:

ACLS Manual

Online option for student self-Assessment (Mandatory) 

Video clips of:

BLS for healthcare providers’                                                                

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Airway Management and 

Ischemic Stroke

Course completion ACLS Certificate and ACLS Card from AHA

*** Participant must read well the ACLS book, know basic and above mentioned Arrythmias's ECG interpritation and go through online mandatory self assment. 


First Aid with CPR AED

First Aid with CPR AED

American Heart Association developed this First Aid with CPR AED course includes essential information and training of the First Aid and CPR AED skills recommended by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which develops the skills to effectively assess and support life during the critical minutes immediately following an emergency, until Emergency Medical Service personnel arrive or the victim transport to a hospital facility.

Course Module:

  1. First Aid Basics
  1. Rescuers duties
  2. Victim and Rescuers Safety
  3. Communication to get help
  4.  Finding the problem (assessment)
  5. The sample First Aid kit

2. Medical Emergencies:

  1. Heart Attack
  2. Cardiac Arrest
  3. Stroke
  4. Fainting Attack
  5. Breathing difficulties
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Diabetes & low blood sugar
  8. Allergic Reaction
  9. Abdominal pain
  10. High fever
  11. Seizure
  12. Shock
  13. Chocking / Foreign body airway obstruction Adult, Child and Infant

3. Injury Emergencies:

  • Cut injury / wound with bleeding
  • Bland trauma / bleeding you can’t see
  • Broken bone
  • Sprain
  • Head injury
  • Neck injury / spine injury
  • Burn
  • Electrical Injury
  • Nose Bleeding

4. Environmental Emergency:

  • Bites & strings: Insect Bites / Snake Bites / Animal Bites
  • Heat stroke
  • Drowning
  • Chocking


  1. Adult CPR AED
  2. Child CPR AED
  3. Infant CPR AED


AHA Courses for Corporate & Community


Hospital Quality Management