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Instructor Course



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The BLS Instructor Course is designed to develop proficiency in teaching a BLS provider course. The BLS instructor course will introduce the instructor candidate to adult teaching theory including a case based method of teaching.

Validation:  
Participants who complete the class will receive an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support instructor card. The card is valid for a two-year period. Participants will also receive documentation of appropriate continuing medical education credit. This course is approved for Nursing, Pharmacy, and EMS credit.    

Course Length:

Provider course- Two days (12 to 16 hours)

 

 

 

Course objectives:

I. How to make effective presentations of BLS information and materials.

II. How to function as the leader and participant in all components of a BLS provider course.

III. Know how to set up and use educational presentation tools including

35-mm slide projectors

Computer-based video projectors

Overhead transparency projectors

Posters and flip charts

Single-sheet handouts  

IV. How to create, present, and lead the teaching modules:

Case-based scenarios

Case discussion

Skills instruction and evaluation

Practice stations

Remediation stations

Written annotated examination  

V. Understand the educational philosophy of the BLS program

CAMC Life Support Training Center
500 Morris Street
5 East - CAMC General Hospital
Charleston, WV 25304

304-388-1856
304-388-1858 (FAX)
trainingcenter@camc.org

 

 

 

 

 
 
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