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Last update: 04 Dec, 2015

American Heart Association (AHA)
Basic Life Support Instructor Course (BLS-I)

Course Background
The Basic Life Support Instructor Course (BLS-I) aims to develop proficiency in teaching BLS provider courses. It includes the ability to set up different BLS provider courses based on the needs of the participants. The primary objective of the BLS Provider Instructor Course is to help the instructor candidates to develop the necessary skill to teach so that at the end of any BLS course, the participants should be able to demonstrate the core skills taught in the class.
Reading Material
It is strongly recommended that candidate read the AHA BLS Provider Manual and Instructor’s manual before the class. The course material including AHA BLS instructor's Manual can be collected after successful registration. Early registration and collection of course materials is much encouraged.
Course Venue

HKEC Training Centre for Healthcare Management & Clinical Technology
Multi-centre Block B, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital,
3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

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Course Fee
(Fees are inclusive of morning and afternoon teas, AHA Instructor course materials and certificate,
but exclusive of lunch)
Course Pre-requisites
  • Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider / ACLS Provider status who are interested in teaching AHA BLS Provider courses and want to be AHA ACLS instructors to conduct AHA ACLS Provider courses
  • Achieve 90% or better score on the 25-question healthcare provider examination without remediation
  • Demonstrate acceptable provider skills
  • Provide a completed instructor candidate application
  • Agree to teach at least 4 courses in a 2-year period
  • Be aligned with an AHA training centre
Success BLS Instructor should be finally approved by 3-step process
  1. Successful Completion of the BLS Instructor Course;
  2. Monitored Teaching: the candidate must participate actively and effectively in at least one BLS provider course (Date of BLS Provider course will be informed after application) while being monitored by a BLS affiliate faculty member or BLS course director / instructor trainer;
  3. Faculty/Affiliate Review: The successful participant will receive a BLS Instructor card after review of the above experiences by discretionary panel.
For Enquires and Registration
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
Room 809, 8/F., HK Academy Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
Tel: 852-28718877
Fax: 852-25542913
CME and CNE points are available
American Heart Association accredited BLS Instructor Trainers
Enrollment Method
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