Attentive Safety offers the AHA BLS Provider (CPR and AED) course for Dental Hygienists 7 days a week.
The AHA’s BLS 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.
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.
You may register for a class here: www.attentivesafety.com/cpr-training-for-dental-hygienists.html
BLS Provider Course Completion Requirements
You will be using your BLS Provider Manual throughout the course.
Rule 150-5-.04 CPR Requirements for Dental Hygienists
Dental hygienists shall maintain at all times during licensure and furnish to the Board, upon request, current certification in one and two rescuer CPR and management of obstructed airway for adults, children and infants as taught by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, the American Safety and Health Institute, the National Safety Council, EMS Safety Services, or other such agencies approved by the Board. Current certification is a condition for license renewal. Failure to maintain current CPR certification may serve as grounds to deny the renewal of a license and may also result in disciplinary action against the licensee. In response to an audit request, a dental hygienist shall be required to produce proof of CPR certification during the biennium for which the audit is being conducted.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 150-5-.04
Georgia Board of Dentistry