This course by the American Heart Association (AHA) is a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor course designed to allow the participant to teach all courses in the AHA BLS curriculum. This course includes the AHA BLS Instructor manual and 2-year AHA BLS Instructor certification.
There are 4 steps to completing the AHA BLS Instructor course:
1. Have your BLS Provider skills pre-monitored and successfully complete the AHA BLS written exam. Please call our office to schedule an appointment. This must be completed at least one week prior to the instructor course date. This step should take approximately 30 minutes. You will complete this step at the LifeForce Training Center in Neptune, New Jersey.
2. Complete the AHA BLS Essentials online course. This course is approximately 2 hours long, and must be completed prior to the instructor course date. You will receive your online registration information for this course, when you come to our office to be pre-monitored, and pay for the course. If you are from a department or company, we will invoice that organization if desired.
3. Successfully complete the instructor-led, BLS Instructor course. This is a full day course, which lasts approximately 8 hours. This will he held at the LifeForce Training Center in Neptune, New Jersey.
4. Successfully be monitored teaching in a BLS Provider course by a LifeForce USA Training Center Faculty. You can schedule this last step, once the first two steps have been completed. You have six months from the instructor course date to successfully complete this post monitoring.