Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Essentials Online

AHA Product Number
15-1420
  • Blended and eLearning
  • Online Course
  • Instructor
  • BLS
  • CE/CME
Regular Price $34.00 $34.00

After completing the online portion of this course, you must complete a hands-on session (sold separately) with an AHA Training Center to obtain a course completion card. Contact an AHA Training Center in your area for more details or to schedule a hands-on session.

Please note: This product is currently on back order and is expected to ship in 2 to 3 weeks.

Description


BLS Instructor Essentials is the self-directed, online portion of the BLS Instructor Essentials Blended Learning Course. The course educates instructor candidates on how to adequately use AHA Instructor teaching materials and follow AHA Instructor and course policies. Upon completion of the course, Instructors can teach the BLS Provider Course, the HeartCode BLS Hands-On Session, and any course within the Heartsaver portfolio.

The BLS Instructor Essentials Course is taught in a blended learning format. AHA BLS Instructor candidates must complete the online portion, followed by the hands-on session conducted by BLS Training Center Faculty. Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current BLS Provider course completion card. 

Included with Purchase


Technical Requirements


Operating Systems

  • Windows 7+
  • Mac OSX +

Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Chrome (recommended)
  • Firefox
  • Safari for Mac

*Mobile devices with screens smaller than 7 inches are not supported

Product Specifications


  • Associated Course BLS
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  • Format Online Course
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  • Product Type Blended and eLearning
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Fulfillment Details


Continuing Education Information


  • Possible CE/CME 0 - 1.25


Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.25 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. **AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.25 contact hours. **ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists

ACPE Credit: 1.25 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-19-123-H04-P **ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after the 30-day period has elapsed.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 1.25 Educator CEHs, activity number 19-AMHA-F3-0068. **CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6-month claiming period.

Disclosure Policy

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Gift With Purchase


Audience


This course must be completed by candidates who wish to become AHA BLS Instructors. Also, all AHA Faculty (Regional and Training Center) who conduct BLS Instructor Courses must complete BLS Instructor Essentials Online (core and BLS modules) prior to conducting BLS Instructor training.
Product Details

Description

BLS Instructor Essentials is the self-directed, online portion of the BLS Instructor Essentials Blended Learning Course. The course educates instructor candidates on how to adequately use AHA Instructor teaching materials and follow AHA Instructor and course policies. Upon completion of the course, Instructors can teach the BLS Provider Course, the HeartCode BLS Hands-On Session, and any course within the Heartsaver portfolio.

The BLS Instructor Essentials Course is taught in a blended learning format. AHA BLS Instructor candidates must complete the online portion, followed by the hands-on session conducted by BLS Training Center Faculty. Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current BLS Provider course completion card. 

Technical Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7+
  • Mac OSX +

Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Chrome (recommended)
  • Firefox
  • Safari for Mac

*Mobile devices with screens smaller than 7 inches are not supported

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course BLS
  • Format Online Course
  • Product Type Blended and eLearning

Continuing Education Information

  • Possible CE/CME 0 - 1.25


Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.25 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. **AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.25 contact hours. **ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists

ACPE Credit: 1.25 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-19-123-H04-P **ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after the 30-day period has elapsed.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 1.25 Educator CEHs, activity number 19-AMHA-F3-0068. **CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6-month claiming period.

Disclosure Policy

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Audience

This course must be completed by candidates who wish to become AHA BLS Instructors. Also, all AHA Faculty (Regional and Training Center) who conduct BLS Instructor Courses must complete BLS Instructor Essentials Online (core and BLS modules) prior to conducting BLS Instructor training.
Blended Learning
Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner online, followed by a hands-on session. The hands-on session is completed in person with an AHA Instructor or using a Voice Assisted Manikin (VAM), where available.
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