So You Want to Become an American Heart Association CPR Instructor? The journey of the AHA BLS Instructor-Candidate has 3 distinct components…
Part 1: To attend the Instructor Course the candidate must fulfill prerequisites:
* Complete a HealthCare Provider or Heartsaver level course
* Be able to demonstrate exceptional provider skills
* Be able to demonstrate mastery of cognitive content to be taught
* Complete the Core Instructor Course
Part 11: Successfully complete the discipline-specific (Heartsaver or Healthcare Provider) Instructor course
Part 111: Upon completion of Parts 1 and 11, candidates are eligible to be monitored as a new instructor. Candidates must be monitored and demonstrate proficiency in teaching an actual discipline-specific provider course within 6 months of completing the discipline-specific instructor course. Successful monitoring requires that the candidate demonstrate competency of instructor criteria.