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American Heart Association Instructor Course.

Thursday December 21st from 8:00AM-6:00PM

Friday May 25th, 2018 from 8:00AM-6:00

Several packages are available, choose the one you need. 

Option 1. BLS for Healthcare provider Instructor $265. includes Instructor manual #15-1009 and student manual#15-1010. Program DVD #15-1011 needed for you to teach class is included.
 
Option 2. BLS for Healthcare/Heartsaver Instructor $330. This package includes BLS Instructor manual and student manual along with the Heartsaver Instructor and student manual. Program DVD's needed for you to teach the Heartsaver programs are not included. This package does include the BLS program DVD.
 
Option 3. Heartsaver Instructor $265. Includes Instructor manual#15-1023 and student manual#15-1018. Program DVD needed for you to teach your own classes is not included.
 
 
Option 4. Instructor course only no manuals needed. $200. (Manuals are mandatory you must have the Instructor and student manuals for class.

Heartsaver Program DVD - $175. Register and pay below. Material will be shipped to you. Once they are shipped you can not return them to Heartstarters. You would need to contact Worldpoint once they arrive for return information.  
Class will be held at Heartstarters, 4600 S Nathan Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 
 
 This course is all inclusive it includes the Instructor program and Instructor monitoring. You are ready to teach on your own when class is complete.

 
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The prerequisites for this course
  • Students must be least 16 years old and must have the American Heart Association provider card in the discipline they wish to teach i.e (BLS for Healthcare provider or Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED/First Aid).
  • You will need to demonstrate your CPR skills and take the provider written test during the course. There is an Instructor written test you will need to pass by 84%.
  • You must have a training center who agrees to allow you to align with them. Heartstarters will do your initial alignment but if you are from out of the area, we will transfer your status to the closest training center or training center of your choice.
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 Instructor Levels
 
There are two levels of Instructors:

BLS Instructor level are individuals certified to teach healthcare providers such as medics, physicians, nurses, EMT's, etc.

HeartSaver Instructor are individuals certified to teach the general public such as child care providers, construction workers, etc.


You can have the BLS Instructor credentials alone or include the Heartsaver Instructor credentials. If you will be teaching Healthcare providers as well as the  first aid course and/or CPR to the general public you must have both instructor manuals. The lesson maps included in each instructor manual are very different per the type of class you teach.


 
 

Registration Process
 
Register for the instructor course and submit payment below.
You will receive an email with the Instructor Candidate Application.
Fill out the top portion of that form and email that form along with your CPR card to Learncpr@heartstarters.org
 
You can submit payment for the course on this page or request an invoice be sent to you.
Payment must be recieved for the release of the Instructor Essentials online course key. This is a mandatory component of the instructor course.
 
You will need your instructor materials in order to complete the online portion of the program. Have them with you at the computer to begin the AHA Instructor Essentials online portion of course.
You must complete the online portion of the program and email the completion certificate to learncpr@heartstarters.org prior to your classroom portion of the Instructor course.
 


You must bring your instructor materials to class with you.

AHA Instructor Course

AHA Instructor Program
Must prepay. Cancellations are subject to a $40 course refund fee.Course materials provided by Worldpoint. Once shipped you must negotiate return and refund with Worldpoint.
Register using the online form below to secure your seat in class.

 Please submit payment and fill out the registration form

AHA Instructor Course Registration
Full name:
Email address:
Telephone number:
Please type in class date
   
Date and Time of Class.
You can enter invoice information for your company here.
 
   
 

 
After the instructor course is complete:
 
You will be required to teach 4 classes in every two year period from certification and be monitored teaching a class once every two years. You must also attend an update class when AHA guidelines change.
(Heartstarters instructor course includes the initial monitoring. If taken elsewhere you may need to schedule the monitoring session seperately).

Once certified as an instructor, you will be responsible for purchasing or renting the appropriate equipment for classes you provide.
There is additional information regarding equipment needs below.

Equipment and Material needs for the BLS program once you are teaching on your own.

BLS Instructor Manual

BLS program DVD, item #15-1011

Student manuals for each student. BLS item#15-1010

Course rosters

Skills checklists 

Course agenda

Audio/Visual equipment 

Mankins with feedback devices and replacement lungs
 
AED trainers(1 per manikin used).
 
Pocket masks(Heartstarters does not rent these out so you need to contact vendors to purchase). You may need to purchase disposable one way valves for your pocket-masks. These average $1.00 each and are not reusable and are separate from the pocket mask.
 
Bag valve masks
 
Alcohol preps for cleaning manikin faces between students.
  
Certification cards for each student(once class is complete you will submit the roster to the Training Center to receive ecards. Cost can vary by training centers. Heartstarters charges $5.00 plus tax per BLS ecard and $20. plus tax per Heartsaver ecard).
 
Decontamination and cleaning supplies for manikins and masks. These items are usually cleaned with hot soapy water and a solution of bleach and water and optional alcohol rinse. You must follow manufacturer recommendations.
 
Replacement lungs for manikins.
 
 

 
Equipment needs for your Heartsaver classes once you are teaching on your own.
 
Heartsaver Instructor manual
 
Heartsaver Program DVD - #15-1019
 
Student manuals for each student. Several options depending on class you are teaching.
Heartsaver First Aid and CPR Item#15-1080
Heartsaver First Aid Item#15-1021
Heartsaver CPR AED Item#15-1020

Course rosters

Skills checklists 

Course agenda

Audio/Visual equipment

Mankins with feedback devices and replacement lungs.

 
AED trainers(if teaching HCP or Heartsaver AED).
 
Pocket masks(Heartstarters does not rent these out so you need to contact vendors to purchase). You may need to purchase disposable one way valves for your pocket-masks. These average $1.00 each and are not reusable and are separate from the pocket mask.
 
Bag valve masks(for Healthcare Provider courses, see vendors).
 
Epi pen trainers(for first aid program see vendors).
 
4x4 gauze pads and roller bandage for first aid course(for first aid program see vendors).
 
Non-latex gloves(for first aid program see vendors).
 
Alcohol preps for cleaning manikin faces between students.
  
Certification ecards for each student(once class is complete you will submit the roster to the Training Center to receive ecards. Cost can vary by training centers. Heartstarters charges $5.00 plus tax per BLS ecard and $20. plus tax per Heartsaver ecard).Decontamination and cleaning supplies for manikins and masks. These items are usually cleaned with hot soapy water and a solution of bleach and water and optional alcohol rinse. You must follow manufacturer recommendations.
 
Replacement lungs for manikins.
 
 

 
Worldpoint has offered free shipping to any instructors ordering under Heartstarters for purchases of $500.00 or more. Just mention you are aligned with Heartstarters when you call.
 

To order materials from WorldPoint, call 888-322-8350.


To order manuals from Channing Bete click here or call 800-611-6083

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