BLS | CPR Instructor Course Details


Course description: BLS / CPR INSTRUCTOR

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American Heart Association instructor certification.

As a BLS Instructor, you will be certified to teach ALL of the following courses:

BLS for Providers®
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

COURSE FEE: $250.00

FEE INCLUDES:

  • BLS Instructor Essentials online course
  • BLS Instructor Manual eBook
  • 8-hours of hands-on classroom instruction
  • BLS Instructor Candidate Workbook
  • 2-year Instructor Certification

Cancellation & rescheduling policies.

STEPS TO BECOMING AN INSTRUCTOR – READ CAREFULLY!

  • Step 1 – become BLS PROVIDER certified through the American Heart Association (no other certifications accepted).
  • Step 2 – complete the (1.5 – 2 hours) online BLS Instructor Essentials Course
  • Step 3 – attend the 8-hour BLS Instructor Essentials hands-on session.
  • Step 4 – be monitored (skills assessed) teaching a full BLS Provider course within 6 months of attending the hands-on session.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING AN INSTRUCTOR

  • You can save money by training your company staff.
  • You can build your resume while supplementing your income.
  • Medical students can certify fellow students.
  • Healthcare Providers can certify co-workers.
  • Childcare Providers can certify their assistants, staff, children’s parents, and their peers.
  • AHA Instructors have reciprocity options with the American Red Cross and ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Instructors must align with an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center for student certificate processing.

  • You may choose to align with any AHA Training Center that will accept you.
  • Students taking our BLS CPR Instructor Course are automatically accepted for alignment with our AHA Training Center (Allied 100, LLC) at no extra cost.
  • If you wish to align with a different AHA Training Center, please bring your BLS Instructor Candidate Application signed by that AHA Training Center Coordinator.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • American Heart Association® Program Administration (PAM) and Organization (PROAD)
  • Registering on the AHA Instructor Network
  • Navigating the AHA Instructor Network
  • Being an effective instructor
  • Planning to teach the course
  • Acquiring equipment and course materials
  • Classroom setup
  • Conducting a course
  • Course administration
  • Getting your student completion cards
  • Using feedback as a tool for improvement

BLS Instructor Resources

BLS Instructor Course Agenda

BLS Instructor Essentials Online Course Resources

BLS Instructor Course Pre-class Checklist

BLS Instructor Candidate Application

BLS Instructor Candidate Workbook

AHA Program Organization and Administration (PROAD)

BLS Instructor Monitoring Fees

Assessing Instructor Competency

AHA Instructor Monitoring Tool

AHA Book Policy Memo

AHA Instructor Renewal Checklist

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