AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CPR INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
Would you enjoy teaching CPR and First Aid? or perhaps ACLS, BLS, or PALS?Are you outgoing and professional?If yes… then consider becoming an American Heart Association Instructor!
CPR INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PRE-REQUISITES
Here are the steps. A. Complete an Instructor Candidate Application. B. Have current AHA provider status in the discipline of the Instructor Course, and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. Disciplines include ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS® and Heartsaver. C. Successfully complete the discipline-specific Instructor Essentials online course, and print the course completion certificate. The AHA Instructor Essentials course can be found by clicking on the following link: www.onlineaha.org/courses/ D. Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course; BLS CPR for HCP Instructor Course, Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Course, BLS/Heartsaver Dual Instructor Certification Course, ACLS Instructor Course, or the PALS Instructor Course. E. Successfully be monitored teaching one to two courses within six months after completing the Instructor Course (We will coordinate this with you during the Instructor Training). F. We encourage Instructors to obtain professional liability insurance. This insurance offers personal protection to CPR, AED and First Aid Instructors who may find themselves vulnerable to a lawsuit or claim. Your reputation and personal finances could be at risk, even if a claim is unjustified. Each Instructor determines whether liability insurance is right for their business and where to gain coverage.
Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. In addition, you will have the freedom to provide AHA certification and non-certification (dependent on Instructor certification) classes in Texas and will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website. With our main training site in San Antonio, Texas; our BLS CPR/AED, Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid, BLS & Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Dual Instructor, ACLS Instructor, and PALS Instructor training dates are varied and usually flexible to accommodate small groups. We also facilitate training throughout Texas on a regular basis with scheduled Instructor Training dates in Austin, Lubbock, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Houston, Laredo, McAllen, Midland/Odessa, and San Angelo. Check out our training schedule for additional information as well as the American Heart Association class network.
The goal of Help-A-Heart's First Aid and CPR Instructor Training is to walk you through the steps and provide you with all the material and guidance needed to not only to become an instructor but give high quality instructions to save a life! This is a 8 hour course, for those who wish to become AHA Instructor Candidates able to teach all levels of American Heart Association CPR. Our Instructor Certification training also features the new 2015 Guidelines. Includes: 8 Hours of Classroom Instruction in small classroom environment with one-on-one interaction with AHA Training Faculty Member Instructor Mentoring and Coaching BLS CPR for HCP and/or Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Manual ($39.25 and $54.95 value per manual) ACLS or PALS Instructor Manual ($50.00 value per manual) Initial Training Records Fee Numerous Instructor Handouts Instructor Binder 2 Year Certification (Instructor Must Renew Certification Every 2 Years) Training Center Alignment Instructor Card (This will be emailed to each instructor upon completion) Instructor Essentials online course access code
Private and/or One-on-One BLS, Heartsaver, and/or Dual Instructor Certification is also now available! If you are seeking to become an American Heart Association BLS or CPR and First Aid Instructor but would rather take the course in the comfort of your own home, then now you can. If you prefer to not take a training course in a group with other individuals and would rather have that individual attention; then now you can. Call us for additional information!
Prerequisites for AHA PEARS Instructor Certification:
Current AHA BLS Provider card
Current AHA PALS and/or PEARS Provider card
Complete AHA Online PEARS Instructor Essentials (Purchase online on AHA website)
Be licensed or certified in a healthcare occupation in which PALS skills are within the scope of the candidates' practice (examples include: paramedic, MD, RN, NP, PA).
CPR INSTRUCTOR CLASS COSTS
The cost of all American Heart Association Instructor courses includes the required American Heart Association Instructor Manual and the required Instructor Essentials online course access code . BLS Instructor Course: $505.00 Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Course: $505.00 BLS and Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Dual Certification Instructor Course: $625.00 (Includes both the BLS and Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Manual) ACLS Instructor Course: $550.00 PALS Instructor Course: $550.00 PEARS Instructor Course: $550.00
$75.00 additional per student if I travel to your site and conduct the 8.0 hour training at your location (30 miles perimeter of San Antonio) $95.00 Annual Training Records Fee $260.00 Bi-Annual Instructor Renewal Fee (BLS, Heartsaver, ACLS, PALS) $75.00 Transfer Records Request Fee
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