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Title: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Course

At the completion of this learning activity, participants should be able to: Identify key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care; Enhance resuscitation skills with hands-on-practice; Incorporate new American Heart Association guidelines into clinical practice.

2016 Dates:

  • Saturday, July 16

Location: Chicago Medical Society Building, 33. W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654

Schedule: 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Target Audience: All Physicians, Residents, and Allied Medical Professionals

Presenters: Vemuri S. Murthy, MD, FAHA, Program Coordinator and Faculty, Advocate Christ Training Center, Oak Lawn, IL and Dennis McCauley, EMT-P, Course Director and Faculty, Advocate Christ Training Center, Oak Lawn, IL.  Dr. Murthy and Mr. McCauley have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

CME Credit(s): 4.0

Note: There is a minimum requirement of 8 students per course and a maximum of 20 students. Successful participants will receive the American Heart Association ACLS provider card (valid: 2 yrs.)

Fees: CMS Members: $65; Non-Members: $115; and Residents: $35

Cancellation Policy: Individual cancellations must be received in writing by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program.  Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”

Questions? Please contact the Education Department at or call 312-670-2550, ext. 338.

Chicago Medical Society Planning Members’ Disclosures: The following planning members of the Chicago Medical Society’s CME Committee have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests: Michael Hanak, MD, FAA, Chairman, Eric A. Eason, MD, Arjang Khorasani, MD, Vemuri S. Murthy, Course Director, and Haydee Nascimento, Director of Education.

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