Basic Life Support Service

A Basic Life Support ambulance service has 2 or more people with an Arkansas EMT-Basic certification on an ambulance.

Procedures
  • Basic CPR with Automatic Defibrillator Operation
  • Basic Trauma care: Splinting, bleeding control, and immobilization
  • Basic Airway Management: Use of BVM for ventilation, OPA/NPA to open upper airway and suction
  • Use of pulse oximetry equipment to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood
Medications Used
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Oxygen