The American Heart Association (AHA®) Instructor Class is designed to prepare providers who would like to become instructors in Basic Life Support (BLS).The American Heart Association
Before beginning the Instructor training process, a candidate must have a current provider card for his/her chosen discipline, and must align with an AHA® Training Center.Instructor Essentials (online)
The Instructor Essentials is a self-directed online course that includes information needed to teach the chosen discipline.
Discipline Specific Module (classroom)
The Discipline Specific Module uses a combination of various instructor-led and video-based lessons, providing the instructor candidate with opportunity to practice teaching the dynamics of responding to resuscitation as part of a team in simulated cases with the emphasis on effective communication and teamwork.
Within six months of completing the Instructor Class, a faculty member monitors the Instructor candidate as he/she teaches two classes in his/her chosen discipline. (Please note, Training Center Coordinators may require additional monitoring.)
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Online Instructor Essentials Class