BLS Instructor Course

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
This course must be completed by candidates who wish to become AHA Instructors. Candidates must complete the online portion of the Instructor Essentials Course for their respective discipline.


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Prerequisites:

PREREQUISITES FOR INSTRUCTOR ESSENTIALS
Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current Provider Card for the discipline they wish to teach. Candidates must also have aligned with an AHA Training Center that is accepting new instructors for their discipline.

COURSE COVERS
• Planning and preparation for courses
• Instructing courses
• Conducting written exams, skills practice and skills testing
• Keeping your Instructor status current
• Includes of general information about instructing AHA courses, followed by discipline course-specific information
• Course information is available for 24 months following online activation
• Continued education credits available

NEXT STEPS FOR BECOMING AN INSTRUCTOR
Following successful completion of the Instructor Essentials Course, candidates must also be monitored by Faculty teaching their first course within six months of completing the classroom portion. Upon successful completion of all steps, candidates receive an Instructor card, valid for two years.

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