How can I become an AHA Instructor and affiliate with Heart Smart Team?

The steps are simple – get started today!

1.        Complete an Instructor Candidate Application for your local Training Center before enrolling
in an Instructor Course with a local AHA Training Center such as
Heart Smart Team, Inc,
annual affiliation fee is $50.00

2.        Have current AHA provider status in the discipline of the Instructor Course, and be proficient
in all the skills of that discipline. Disciplines include ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS® and Heartsaver®.

3.        Attend a mandatory two hour Heart Smart Team instructor information session...(free)

4.        Successfully complete the discipline-specific Instructor Essentials online course, and print
the course completion certificate.

5.        Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course....$550.00. The
ACLS PALS Instructor course registration fee is $700.00; (with additional requirements).

6.        Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within 90 business days after
completing the Instructor Course. Training Center Coordinators may require additional
monitoring....$50.00 within the Greensboro city limits;  an additional $10.00 for every 30 miles
outside the Greensboro city limits.

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.
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