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- Be accepted by a local AHA ACLS Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center. This training center is: Center for Healthcare Education, Inc.
- Have current AHA provider status in ACLS before the Instructor Course and be proficient in all ACLS skills including: recognition of cardiogenic shock, respiratory compromise and failure, Adult CPR/Choking/AED, pharmacology, intravenous/IO access, Pacing/Defibrillation/Synchronized Cardioversion and ECG Rhythm Interpretation. Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom ACLS Instructor Workshop.
- Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom ACLS Instructor Course. Center for Healthcare Education may require additional monitoring.
Once you become an ACLS 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.