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American Heart Association CPR | BLS | First Aid | Heartcode | Heartsaver
Instructor Candidate application requirements
Welcome, future American Heart Association Instructor!
Basic Life Support Provider Instructor
HeartCode® BLS Skills Session Instructor
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR & AED Instructor
Here's a checklist to guide you through the process of becoming an American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor:
1. Ensure Eligibility:
Confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements, which include being at least 18 years old and holding a current BLS Provider course completion card.
2. Master BLS Principles:
Ensure a solid understanding of BLS principles, including CPR techniques, AED use, and relief of choking for adults, children, and infants.
3. Enroll in the AHA BLS Instructor Course:
Sign up for the AHA BLS Instructor Course, a comprehensive program covering the necessary skills and knowledge to teach BLS effectively.
4. Complete the BLS Instructor Course:
Attend and actively participate in all components of the BLS Instructor Course, including hands-on skills practice, video-based lessons, and instructor-led discussions.
5. Affiliate with an AHA Training Center:
Initiate affiliation with an AHA Training Center. This center will oversee and support your role as an instructor, providing materials, guidance, and ensuring your courses align with AHA standards.
6. Obtain Instructor Materials:
Acquire the necessary instructor materials from the AHA or your affiliated Training Center. This may include manuals, videos, and other resources.
7. Teach Your First Class:
Put your skills to practice by teaching your first BLS class. Embrace the opportunity to share your knowledge and receive feedback on your instructional techniques.
8. Maintain Certification:
Commit to maintaining your BLS instructor certification by teaching a minimum number of classes and staying updated on any changes in AHA guidelines.
9. Stay Informed:
Regularly attend updates, workshops, and refresher courses to stay informed about the latest developments in emergency cardiovascular care and teaching methodologies.
10. Promote Your Classes:
Develop a strategy to promote your BLS classes. Utilize various channels such as social media, community bulletin boards, and local networks to increase awareness.
11. Create a Supportive Learning Environment:
Foster a positive and engaging learning environment during your classes. Encourage active participation, questions, and hands-on practic
By following this checklist, you'll be well on your way to becoming a certified AHA BLS instructor, equipped to empower others with life-saving skills. Good luck on your journey!
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