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When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, do they go back through the instructor course?

When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, do they go back through the instructor course?

An American Heart Association (AHA) Instructor has to renew their certification every two years. The AHA provides guidance on how to maintain your instructor status. The short answer is no. When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, they do not have to go back through an instructor course. They do, however, have other processes to …

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AHA Instructor Training Process

AHA Instructor Training Process

Have you ever wondered how the AHA Instructor Training Process works? It can get confusing, but this article will help walk you through the process from start to finish. If you’re interested in becoming an instructor and still have questions after reading this article, please reach out and we’ll be happy to answer them. As …

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What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One_

What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One?

American Heart Association (AHA) instructors function as part of a hierarchy within the Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training and education division. From the top down, the AHA designates Training Centers (TCs) to oversee and supervise the activities of Training Sites and their instructors. Training Centers are responsible for: Train and update instructors Review rosters Issue …

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Training Center versus Training Site

Training Center versus Training Site

The American Heart Association (AHA) Training Network is a complex system with many divisions. These may include: Training Centers (TC) Training Sites (TS) Instructors Training Center Coordinators (TCC) The differences between a Training Center (TC) and a Training Site (TS) can be a bit difficult to understand. Let’s see if we can break it down. …

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How to Affiliate as an American Heart Association Instructor

Choosing the right Training Center is an important decision which will have an impact on your long-term success as an American Heart Association Instructor. We suggest meeting with multiple Training Centers to determine which will be the best fit for your organization. Code One is an American Heart Association Training Center for Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS, …

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AHA Recommendations during COVID-19

The American Heart Association (AHA) released new recommendations to employers last week regarding the extension of Provider level certification cards. Since many AHA Training Centers have suspended operations or drastically reduced the availability of classes due to COVID-19 concerns, the AHA is recommending that employers extend the expiration date for all certifications by 60 days. …

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American Heart Association Book Policy Information

Information in this article was current at time of posting.  Please refer to the American Heart Association Program Administration Manual section on Use of AHA Materials for up to date information. Use of American Heart Association Materials Each student must have the current appropriate course textbook readily available for use before, during, and after the course. Textbooks are designed for individual use and are an integral part of the student’s education. Students may reuse their textbooks during renewals or updates until new …

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American Heart Association 2019 Instrumented Manikin Requirements

In August 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) released an official directive to all Training Centers detailing a quality improvement for CPR training. This directive requires that all AHA instructors use manikins with instrumented feedback devices by January 31, 2019. Science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC identified that participants and instructors …

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We asked a couple of our training sites why they enjoy working with Code One. Here is what they told us:

“We have found Code One to be a pleasure to work with. Their turnaround is very fast, and accurate. If there are issues, Code one has always been very responsive and pleasant. They are a very competent group of folks who don’t take shortcuts. They review incoming paperwork for accuracy and want it in a …

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Lost CPR Card? We’ll show you how to get a new one in three easy steps

Don’t panic. It will be okay. Worst things have happened in your life. We will get this fixed. Remember some details. Where did you take your class? Most likely it was with the American Heart Association. BLS cards look like the ones in the photo above. Some other training providers include the American Red Cross …

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