Instructor Course

Who can take a AHA Instructor Course?

Healthcare Professionals NURSES, EMS, DOCTORS as well as non medical persons wanting to teach to the community or healthcare professionals.

Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor is easy after consulting with an American Heart Association Training Center to find out whether the Training Center (TC) is accepting new instructors and the TCC's (Training Center Coordinator) preferred course delivery

The steps are simple – get started today
Be accepted by your local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center

Have current AHA provider status in the discipline for that Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline

Disciplines include ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS and Heartsaver

Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course

Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course

Training Center Coordinators can require additional monitoring

Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network
You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website

All Instructor candidates must register at least 2 weeks prior to the class. Payment arrangements can be made with all fees paid by the 1st day of class

Instructors trained with us must align with our training center - (NIHE) National Institute for Healthcare Education