2020 AHA PALS Instructor Essentials Online

PALS Instructor Essentials Online is the self-directed, online portion of the PALS Instructor Essentials blended learning course. It covers the steps for becoming an AHA Instructor and steps of the instruction cycle: Prepare, Teach, Test & Remediate, Close, and Keep Current. It includes core information about instructing AHA PALS Provider courses, followed by course-specific information.

The PALS Instructor Essentials Course is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach AHA Instructor-led and blended learning PALS Provider courses. It educates instructor candidates on how to use AHA Instructor teaching materials, ensure that students meet learning objectives, offer student coaching skills, provide an objective skills performance evaluation, and follow AHA Instructor and course policies. The course covers core content and discipline-specific content required to teach AHA courses.

Replaces #15-1417