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BLS CPR & First Aid Instructor Trainging Program

Course Information

Course ID: CED0571-02 Place: TDC 1.464 Instructor: T. Adams Tuition: $90 Fees: $100

Day(s): S Start Date: 01/23/2021 End Date: 01/23/2021 Times: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

*BLS CPR & First Aid Instructor Training Program The American Heart Association BLS Instructor is authorized to teach both the Heartsaver community level provider classes and the BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR course. Prior to enrolling in the BLS Instructor course, you must have the following: A current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR card, and the Heartsaver First Aid card. The AHA Instructor Training course is a 4-step process: STEP 1: COMPLETE THE AHA INSTRUCTOR ESSENTIALS COURSE ONLINE. Go to: www.onlineaha.org/indes. cfm?fuseaction=main.courseCatalog. Under Training and Education select BLS Instructor Essentials and purchase (cost is $36.25). Go to My Courses and select and complete the Essential course. Print the certificate of completion and bring it to class with you. PLEASE BE AWARE! You must take the entire Essentials course in one sitting. You cannot save your progress and return to complete the course. STEP 2: SEND AN EMAIL TO THE CGCC INSTRUCTOR: Email your contact information to Tessie Adams at tadams@cgcc.edu. You will be sent specific information on next steps in preparation for the IN-CLASS Discipline Specific Training portion of the course, including textbook purchase information and an electronic copy of the BLS Instructor Workbook. STEP 3: DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC TRAINING This part of the course is completed in 4-hour and 8-hour classroom sessions with other instructor candidates to become familiar with the AHA course options, materials, equipment, outlines, and teaching methodology. You will also demonstrate your ability to correctly and effectively perform CPR and use the AED. Textbooks are required and must be brought to class. STEP 4: TRAINING CENTER AFFILIATION AND MONITORING/ MENTORING To complete the Instructor Training program, you must affiliate with a Training Center (TC), meet with the TC coordinator or lead TC faculty to discuss specific TC administrative policies and procedures, and then be monitored by a TC Faculty member while teaching your first class. Lab fee includes a CGCC TC affiliation.
  • classs date: 1/23/2021 class date: 1/23/2021 American Heart Association (AHA) requires the following textbook to be brought to the class: Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Manual (ISBN 9781616694067). The book can be purchased at the CGCC Bookstore or online.

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For more information, call 541-506-6011 (The Dalles) or 541-308-8211 (Hood River).