Heartsaver Instructor course (8 hours) is designed for the layperson in a
business, community, or school setting who wishes to teach CPR skills for the
lay rescuer. Prerequisites for taking this program include (1) a current
Provider card for Heartsaver CPR with AED, a Heartsaver AED with Pediatric
Heartsaver CPR, a BLS-Healthcare Provider card, or the equivalent American Red
Cross provider cards, (2) a score of 90% or greater on the final exam from any
of the above listed AHA courses, and (3) written acceptance as an affiliated
instructor by a recognized AHA Training Center. The program provides sufficient
background information to enable the lay instructor to comprehend the subject
matter of the Heartsaver-level skills, information about teaching AHA courses,
an orientation to the educational aids available for these programs, and the
opportunity to develop effective skill demonstration and presentation abilities.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, the Heartsaver
instructor will be qualified to teach all CPR for Family and Friends programs
and all Heartsaver CPR classes except the First Aid course.
individuals in business, community, and school settings who wish to become BLS
Instructors. This program is not intended to qualify an instructor to teach the
Healthcare Provider level, nor is it intended to provide eligibility for
becoming a BLS Instructor Trainer or a Regional Faculty member.
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