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Instructor Recertification

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American Heart Association Instructor Recertification - BLS


with Amanda Butler

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2024 at 10 am

Completion of this course will renew certification as a BLS Instructor through the American Heart Association (AHA). Lab fee includes renewal of CGCC TC affiliation fee. This course is completed in classroom sessions with other instructors to discuss teaching methodology, current science and changes, paperwork, and demonstrate your ability to perform CPR and use the AED correctly and effectively. Each instructor will be monitored in the second half of the class, teaching part of an actual CPR class. The American Heart Association BLS Instructor is authorized to teach both the Heartsaver community level provider classes and the BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR courses. Prior to enrolling in the BLS Instructor course, you must have the following:• A current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR card• IF you intend to teach Heartsaver in addition to BLS- Also have a current AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR card• A current AHA BLS Instructor card• Have completed any required AHA updates or training in the current certification cycle.

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