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BLS Instructor Course

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Nov 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The BLS Instructor Essentials Course is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach AHA Instructor-led and blended learning courses.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Please arrive at the course 15 minutes early. Course is held at Avera Professional Office Pavilion: 409 Summit Street, Yankton, SD. Space is limited.

It is very important to prepare yourself for this course. Feel free to wear casual attire and silence your electronical devices. Course must be paid for prior to attending. If you have any questions or need to cancel your registration in this course, please contact me at (605) 668-8475. We look forward to your participation in the BLS Instructor Course.

Fees & Payment

Cost is $300. Payment is required at the time of registration. (Includes Current Annual Alignment Fee, Instructor Card and Course Instruction.) Questions regarding payment please call 605.668.8475.


The BLS Instructor Essentials Course is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach AHA Instructor-led and blended learning courses. The course educates instructor candidates on how to adequately use AHA Instructor teaching materials, ensure that students meet learning objectives, offer student coaching skills and provide an objective skills performance evaluation. Instructor candidates will learn important ACTC & AHA policies and procedures.  

Prior to attending candidates will need to complete and bring with to the course:

  1. Register at and request alignment with the Avera Community Training Center ID #SD05845
  2. Purchase 2015 or newer BLS Instructor & Provider Manual along with the BLS DVD. Bring both manuals to the course.
  3. Avera Community Training Center Instructor Agreement
  4. Instructor Candidate Application Form
  5. BLS Provider Completion Card
  6. BLS Instructor Essentials Online Certificate 

The BLS Instructor Essentials Online Course can be found at  

Following successful completion of the BLS Instructor course you also need to be monitored teaching the first course within six months. You will be issued an BLS Instructor card once these items are completed and sent to

Required materials:

This course will be taught using the 2015 or newer American Heart Association – Basic Life Support Instructor & Provider Manual. Participants are expected to review and study the required textbook and DVD prior to the course. Textbooks will not be available to purchase on the day of the course. Textbooks are available for purchase from the following companies:                                     Laerdal Medical Corporation                    

Phone: 1-800-469-9815                                         Phone: 1-888-562-4242                                       Phone: 1-888-277-5463


Class Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy

Avera Community Training Center reserves the right to require a non-refundable pre-payment for course registration. A case-by-case review for refund or rescheduling requests will be made by the AESS Director and/or ACTC Coordinator. 

For any additional accommodations, please contact our office at 605-668-8475


Avera Community Training Center at 605-668-8475 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Fri, November 08 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Other

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