What is a BCLS certification?
At the Certification Center, we provide a wide variety of certifications for professionals in the medical field, one of which is BCLS certification in NYC. BCLS stands
#1. Chest Discomfort
Chest discomfort is the most common warning sign of a heart attack, and almost all heart attacks sufferers experience it. The chest pain may last for a few minutes or it may come it go, it also may feel like squeezing, fullness or pressure in the chest.
#2. Upper Body Discomfort
Discomfort can occur in other parts of the upper body besides the chest, including the neck, back, jaw, stomach and one or both of the arms.
#3. Shortness of Breath
During a heart attack, shortness of breath may be accompanied by chest pain or it may not.
#4. Other Signs
Other potential signs of a heart attack could include lightheadedness, nausea or cold sweats.
When you get BCLS certified, not only will you know the warning signs of a heart attack, you will also learn about what you should do in case of a heart attack. Visit our site or contact us today to sign up for your BCLS certification class.