BLS Instructors Course

The BLS and Heartsaver Instructor Course is intended for  Professionals who wish to teach others in American Heart Association BLS Courses to include Heartsaver, Heartsaver First AID, and BLS  Healthcare Provider.

  1. A current AHA provider card received 60 days prior to the course.
  2. A letter of recommendation to be an instructor from a Training Center Faculty or Regional Faculty member received by the training center 30 days in advance of the course.
  3. AHA Training Center Alignment form received to by our office 30 days prior to the course.
  4. Provider Skills check off 30 days prior to the course by Training Center Faculty or Regional Faculty. There will be no remediation of skills at this time. Potential candidates that do not pass skills checks will not be allowed to attend the instructor course.
  5. In order to attend the course and teach the BLS Healthcare provider course, you must have a current BLS Healthcare provider Certificationwithin 60 daysof the course and be a clinician. Lay responders may not teach BLS Healthcare Provider courses that are associated with our training center.
  6. Willingness to teach the scientific and program guidelines of the American Heart Association.
  7. Commitment to teach two courses per year according to AHA guidelines.
  8. For more information, please contact our Director of Training.

Required Materials:

The BLS Instructor Manual, Instructor Essentials Course (Online), Heartsaver Instructor Manual, Provider Manual, and Heartsaver Textbooks are required for the Healthcare Provider Attending this course.

Heartsaver Instructors are required to purchase the Heartsaver Instructor Manual, the Core Instructor course, and all associated provider text.

PRICE: $425.00 plus course manual

Course Materials

The BLS Instructor Manual includes lesson plans and information for teaching both the Instructor-led training (ILT) and blended-learning options for the BLS Provider Course on an initial or a renewal basis.

The BLS Instructor Manual is for use by AHA BLS Instructors. Each Instructor must have his/her own copy of the Instructor manual for teaching BLS Provider Courses.

This manual has been updated with new science from the 2020 Guidelines for CPR and ECC and replaces the previous version (15-1009).

Registering For A Course
Call 757-285-8338 Mon-Fri 9AM - 6PM to register for a course. If there's no answer, please leave a voice message. We will return your call! If finding us after-hours, please submit our Contact Us Web Form. A representative will call you the following day.

You can also view Our Calendar for Upcoming Scheduled Classes for more details.

Course Cancellation Policy

ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE FINAL & NON-REFUNDABLE! Students may opt to reschedule a Course one time, with 72 hour notice to Cardiac Concepts LLC, prior to the course start date. In the event of not meeting our minimum number of registrants for a listed course date, we reserve the right to cancel and/or set a new date.

Any rescheduling, or cancelling of a course, beyond the one time option, will be a forfeiture of all monies paid towards the course. Any student who is a “No Show” the day of their scheduled course, will forfeit all monies paid towards that course.

A full refund will be issued in the event of a course cancellation due to low student interest, dangerous weather or natural disaster.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 757-285-8338 or submit our Contact Us form.