Heart Association BLS
No formal CEUs are awarded for this
Instructors play an important role in the
of Survival. The purpose of this course is to
the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to
and evaluate potential BLS providers. The course provides
Course completion requires students to
(which includes it own written, skill and mock teaching evaluations)
successfully teach in at least one course while being monitored
by Training Center Faculty or AHA Regional
Faculty within 90
- AHA Emergency
Care (ECC) educational philosophy and national AHA policies
affecting all ECC instructors,
- Sufficient background
- Information on teaching
- An understanding of the
- The opportunity to develop
- Current BLS for Healthcare
course completion card at the time of the workshop
- Throrough mastery of the
information and skills
to the current ECC Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- A completed AHA
Instructor Candidate Application,
signed by a Training Center (TC) Coordinator, or a letter from a TC
Coordinator indicating that the candidate will be affiliating as an
instructor with that TC
- Willingness and desire to
teach in accordance
and program guidelines of the AHA
- Each candidate must make a
commitment to teach
per year according to the AHA guidelines
- Each candidate must
demonstrate confident, smooth, model,
provider skills (including operation of automated external
pocket mask, and bag-mask device) and pass the current BLS for
Providers written exam with a score of at least 84% at a special
session before the workshop begins. Candidates who do not
prescreening evaluations will not continue with the rest of the
and will receive a partial refund.
The Workshop is held in multiple sessions beginning with
prescreening evaluations. This program is conducted as needed.
Contact us for the next available Workshop.
Varies. Includes tuition, student materials,
breaks and parking. Meals are on your own.
here for AHA
- Candidates are strongly
advised to prepare for
session with their sponsoring Training Center. Candidates
well-polished, instructor-level proficiency with skills and
knowledge of the subject
matter--well beyond that of the routine provider.
- The process includes completing some mandatory Internet-based coursework from the American Heart Association..
- Candidates must be
physically able to
skills and techniques on training manikins during the entire course.
- The workshop requires
candidates to be
short lectures and skill lessons to a group.
become instructors after successfully completing the workshop and
showing adequate teaching performance while being evaluated
during actual CPR training.