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American Heart Association BLS Instructor Course
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Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This course is designed to prepare the instructor candidate to teach AHA instructor-led, blended learning course formats. The course shows participants how to use teaching materials, make sure learning objectives are met, provide coaching skills, evaluate skills and performance, and follow AHA policies. This course covers the core content and the discipline-specific content required to teach AHA BLS courses.
Course Objectives
  1. differentiate between effective and poor instructor behaviors and use corrective measures when necessary
  2. Describe the core competencies of an AHA instructor
  3. Identify discipline specific course formats available to students for completion of the course
  4. Describe discipline specific courses completion requirements
  5. Describe discipline specific flexibility options available to an AHA instructor within the course
  6. Describe how to use discipline specific AHA instructor materials. the instructor manual. Lesson plans, course videos, and skills testing checklists
  7. Demonstrate structured debriefing skills
  8. Demonstrate the administration of skills testing with the use of the skills testing check sheet
  9. Demonstrate effective AHA instructor feedback and remediation techniques
  10. Demonstrate the usability of the PAM
  11. Identify resources available to the AHA instructor
Outline of Instruction
  1. AHA , Global and ECC Missions
  2. Program administration manuel
  3. Instructor network
  4. Training Center Policies
  5. BLS Science
  6. High performance team activities
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
American Heart Association
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. AHA BLS instructor certifications
CE to CU Articulation
Proof of current AHA BLS provider Certification
Proof of alignment with an AHA Training Center (Instructor Candidate Application filled out completely by accepting training center)
Proof of completion of the AHA BLS Instructor Essentials course. This course can be found at A copy of the completion certificate must be provided prior to the start of class.
Text and Supplies Needed
Instructor manual(s) / videos for AHA BLS.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
CPR Instructor
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Tara Overton