Monday, 30 December 2013

BLS (Basic Life Support) Registration

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the level of medical care which is used for victims of life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and by laypersons who have received BLS training. BLS is generally used in the pre-hospital setting, and can be provided without medical equipment.

BLS or Basic Life Support certificate is mandatory to get registered as health care professional with SCFHS.

To get BLS training & certificate from KSA, there are two pathways;

1- Go to any authorized BLS training center: 

    (list of them are given on Saudi Heart Association CPR website ).

The training center will register you and guide about further steps. the center will also provide you with a book for reading BLS guidelines as per American Heart Association.

Fee for BLS is 300 Riyals.

It is approximately 05 hours course containing training , practical test and also MCQs based test (either online or written)  (15 MCQs only).

To pass you must secure 80 % marks.

2- BLS online registeration.

- Go to

- Click on register .

- Fill the personal details, contact details & additional information.

- Click on "Submit"

Specialty  =  Pharmacist

ID type = Residence ID

ID = Iqama No

Academic qualification = Doctor of Pharmacy.

After pressing submit you will be registered to SHA portal and you will get an email in which further details are provided.

1 comment:

  1. Get your BLS certificate from KSA on your email within 5 days for $150