BLS Instructor Course

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This course is intended for all individuals whose primary focus is education and training of healthcare providers and the general public in proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques.. The American Heart Association states, "An AHA Instructor Course teaches the methods needed to effectively instruct others in resuscitation courses. The AHA requires that Instructors be at least 16 years of age for Heartsaver Instructor and BLS Instructor courses". Skills taught include BLS Provider technique and methodology, effective modes of instruction for specific courses, documentation compliance with AHA guidelines and much more. (American Heart Assocation, (www.heart.org) Course participants will be required to conduct an AHA BLS or Heart saver CPR Course after successful completion of the AHA BLS Instructor Course. An LSTI TC Faculty will monitor the student teacher. After successful evaluation the student teacher will be provided with a course completion card and two year certification as a BLS Instructor. 

Prerequisites: The following documentation must be completed and submitted prior to the start of class for all students:

  • Have current AHA Provider status in the discipline they wish to teach and submit documentation of same.
  • Have completed the AHA BLS Instructor Updates online and submit documentation of same.
  • Visit www.onlineaha.org for further details on the AHA BLS Instructor Updates course.
  • Once payment has been remitted to the business office (online or in-person) the BLS Instructor Course Manual will be available for pick up at our business office during normal business hours. This manual can be referenced for the online AHA BLS Instructor Updates Course.

This course is intended for all individuals whose primary focus is education and training of healthcare providers and the general public in proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques.. The American Heart Association states, "An AHA Instructor Course teaches the methods needed to effectively instruct others in resuscitation courses. The AHA requires that Instructors be at least 16 years of age for Heartsaver Instructor and BLS Instructor courses". Skills taught include BLS Provider technique and methodology, effective modes of instruction for specific courses, documentation compliance with AHA guidelines and much more. (American Heart Association, 

ACLS Instructor Course

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The purpose of an ACLS Instructor Course is to develop proficiency in teaching, organizing, coordinating and conducting an ACLS Provider Course. ACLS Instructors must have a firm working knowledge and understanding of the ACLS material. They are also expected to demonstrate in-depth detailed knowledge of current emergency cardiac care. Participants learn to design a provider course to meet the needs of a specific student population. Currently accepted principles of adult learning, the ability to sequence instruction, the use of interactive teaching strategies and evaluation of student learning and progress are essential facets of this course.Course Length: Approximately 8 hoursStudent Teaching: Course participants will be required to conduct an AHA ACLS Course after successful completion of the AHA ACLS Instructor Course. This AHA ACLS course must be approved and sponsored by LSTI. An LSTI TC Faculty will monitor the student teacher. After successful evaluation the student teacher will be provided with a course completion card and two year certification as an AHA ACLS Instructor.Prerequisites: The following documentation must be completed and submitted prior to the start of class for all students:

  • Have current Provider status in the discipline they wish to teach and submit documentation of same.
  • Have completed the AHA ACLS Instructor Essentials and Updates Courses online and submit documentation of same.
  • Visit www.onlineaha.org for further details on the AHA ACLS Instructor Essentials and Updates Courses.
  • Once payment has been remitted to the business office (online or in-person) an AHA ACLS Instructor Course Manual will be available for pick up at our business office during normal business hours. This manual can be referenced for the online AHA ACLS Instructor Updates Course.
  • Current AHA ACLS & AHA BLS Provider Cards.
  • Please Note: ALL AHA ACLS INSTRUCTOR CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALL CURRENT AHA AND LSTI TC POLICIES. 
  • THE LSTI TC POLICY MANUAL IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW ON THE AHA CLASSES PAGE (Please follow the link).

Course fee includes ACLS Instructor Manual, materials and certification card (given after student teaching/monitoring). Payment is required prior to the course.

PALS Instructor Course

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor Package:

You must provide a valid ECC Security I.D incomplete or invalid I.D. number may delay your order.
Course Overview The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved  outcomes. The PALS course uses a series of videos and simulated  pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a  systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS  treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The PALS course is designed for healthcare professionals who either  direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or   cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric   patients. This includes personnel in emergency  response, emergency   medicine, intensive care, and critical care units --  such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics -- as well as others who  need a PALS   course completion card for job or other requirements.
Before taking the PALS course, students must pass the online PALS Precourse Self-Assessment with a score of 70% or higher. This test is part of the PALS student Web site (access granted with purchase of the PALS Provider Manual).
After successfully completing the PALS course, students should be able to: 

  • perform high-quality child CPR AED and infant CPR per American Heart Association basic life support recommendations 
  • differentiate between patients who do and patients who do not require immediate intervention 
  • recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early, and begin CPR within 10 seconds
  • apply team dynamics 
  • differentiate between respiratory distress and respiratory failure, and perform early interventions for both 
  • differentiate between compensated and 
  • decompensated (hypotensive) shock, and perform early interventions for the treatment  of  shock 
  • differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias implement post-cardiac-arrest management.

Upon successful completion of the course, including achieving a score of 84% or higher on the course exam, students receive a PALS   course completion card that is valid for two years.
Course fee includes PALS Instructor Manual, materials and certification card (given after student teaching/monitoring). Payment is required prior to the course.

Course Cost

BLS Instructor: $150

ACLS Instructor: $150

PALS Instructor: $150

All 3 Courses Bundle Cost: $325