Basic Life Support Instructor Course

The Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association BLS Instructor Course is designed to teach the methods to effectively instruct others in all Basic Life Support (BLS) resuscitation courses to healthcare provider level.

The participant will receive an IHF BLS Instructor Cert / CFR Instructor Cert.

Course Details

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2 days

Who should attend?

Nurses, Paramedics or other Healthcare Professionals interested in becoming an Irish Heart Foundation Basic Life Support Instructor / CFR Instructor Cert.

The BLS Instructor Course is of two days duration and essence of this course is to become proficient in running CPR/BLS/AED Courses. During the course you will practice facilitating a class with lots of role play.

Course Prerequisites

In order to participate in the BLS Instructors Course you must have a current Healthcare Provider Certification. Participants should be proficient in the listed practical skills below prior to the course.

Course Content

  • Practical skills examined include:
  • Adult, Infant and Child CPR
  • Adult, Infant and Child Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Recovery Position
  • AED Training
  • Bag Valve Mask Devices
  • Pocket Masks
  • Barrier devices
  • Course Certification
Post Course Certification Requirements

Once the BLS Instructor Course is successfully completed new BLS Instructors must successfully demonstrate their teaching skills while instructing on 3 BLS Provider Courses. Monitoring must be done within 90 days of completing the instructor course and monitoring must be completed by a current BLS Faculty member or Instructor Trainer.

Re-certification Guidelines

A BLS Instructor is required to re-certify every two years in order to stay current as an instructor. Certification expires at the end of the month two years from the date of the initial training course or last re-certification course.

We provide in-house training nationwide. We can provide training in the evening or at weekends along with daytime courses. NB Training Services is the only Private Irish Heart Foundation Affiliated Training Site in Co. Monaghan.

Meath | Louth | Longford | Leitrim | Kildare | Dublin | Cavan | Roscommon | Offaly | Monaghan | Westmeath |

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