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Become an American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor

Course Fee: $380 (price includes the AHA BLS Instructor and Provider Manual)

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RGV CPR offers American Heart Association (AHA) BLS  instructor training for you to either instruct and certify employees at your workplace or to start your own full/part-time business training and certifying healthcare professionals. BLS is a CPR course tailored for those in the healthcare field. Professions that need BLS certification and recertification every 2 years include:​​


  • MD's

  • Nurses

  • Paramedics

  • EMT's

  • PA's

  • Therapists

  • Dental

3- Part Course

The BLS instructor course is a 3-part course:

  • Complete an online portion (BLS Instructor Essentials) - Included in course fee

  • Classroom Course (dates listed below)

  • Be monitored teaching a class of BLS students at our facility on a separate date

Prerequisites To Taking The BLS Instructor Course

  • Be at least 18 years of age or older.

  • Be a licensed healthcare professional (i.e. MD, RN, LVN, PA, EMT). Not a licensed healthcare professional? You can teach Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED .

  • Hold a current AHA BLS certification. If you are not currently certified in BLS and meet the above prerequisites, you can register for one of our BLS classes here.

  • View Instructor Information slide presentation video below.