AHA Instructors: Please remember that instructors have 10 days to get their
rosters turned into the CTC. This allows the CTC to process the roster and
return the card to the participate within a 20 day period.
ACLS & PALS cards are $6.00
replacement fee for lost/stolen card is still $10.00 each.
If you are an instructor, and are in need a class(es) to
meet your renewal requirement, please contact the CTC for upcoming community
Effective January 1, 2012, any new instructor who joins the
Community Training Center will pay an affiliation fee of $35. Re-Affiliation
Fees for the year 2012 will be increased to $25.
Alert to BLS Instructors
Please make sure that all topics are covered when teaching
Healthcare Provider (bag valve mask, barrier devices, choking and AED).
Participants must be timed during their 5 cycles of compressions to breaths,
Effective August 1,
2007, any instructor who sends in an incomplete roster will receive
notification. On the third occurrence within six months, the roster will be
returned to the instructor without giving class credit and no issuance of
Attention AHA Instructors
Check out the forms link to download updated forms required for classes that adhere to the 2010 ECC Guidelines.
The new guidelines are available for viewing on The AHA.org
network. Please take the time/effort necessary to become familiar with the new
changes and science behind the guidelines. New material will not be
available/distributed until January 2011. If you have questions concerning
these new guidelines, please contact the Community Training Center for further
Please refer to this website for the most recent information
regarding TC and American Heart Association instructor issues. We provide
services for over 940 instructors and we feel that this is the most efficient
way of distributing up-to-date information.
Announcements regarding any mandatory Instructor Updates or
Roll-Outs will be mailed to the instructors’ home address (on file) and posted
on this website.
Please remember that part of your job as an AHA instructor
is to decontaminate your manikins. It is in your manuals on how to clean and
decontaminate manikins. It even gives you the solution of what to mix. It is
important to remember that if we don’t clean them it is an OSHA VIOLATION.
Secondly, we can all remember from Science class 101 that BACTERIA loves
MOISTURE. The end result is not only nastiness, but sickness for people who use
those manikins. Thank you for you cooperation.
Any Roster received in the Training Center without the
evaluation summary attached will be returned to the instructor without
All instructors who are new to our Training Center must
complete affiliation forms and other requirements in no more than 30 days from
the first date of intent to affiliate with WFBMC’s TC.
- For those who transfer from another Training Center,
copies of former TC records and instructor card(s) must be received with the
$35.00 new affiliation fee and application.
- For new instructors completing Instructor Courses,
applications, fees and Core Instructor Course certificates must be brought to
the classroom portion of the Instructor Course, if participating in a WFBMC TC
- For anyone planning to take an instructor course outside
the WFBMC TC and seeking affiliation with WFBMC TC, you must receive written
pre-course acceptance from our TC.
In these three instances, the instructor must be
monitored while teaching an official AHA course no later than 90 days from the
beginning of the process. Any instructor who does not adhere to these standards
and guidelines will have any and all affiliation/application materials
discarded after 30 days. This can adversely affect any further attempt to
affiliate with WFBMC’s Training Center.
Please call Daphne Lopez at 336-716-6457 with any
questions or concerns.
All instructors need to make sure they are in ratio when
teaching classes. No more than 8 students per instructor in a single class!
Heartsaver First Aid Instructors
Many instructors have inquired about getting renewal
Heartsaver First Aid Instructor cards. Under the 2005 ECC Guidelines, if a BLS
Instructor has a current BLS Instructor card, he or she is able to teach any
class under the BLS umbrella (except BCLS Instructor courses and rollouts) with
just the one card. The instructor should teach at least four Heartsaver First
Aid or Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid classes in a two year period.
Alert to BLS Instructors: Please make sure that all topics
are covered when teaching Healthcare Provider (bag valve mask, barrier devices,
choking and AED). Participants must be timed during their 5 cycles of
compressions to breaths, 30:2.
If you coordinate a course and are charging a course fee,
the following Disclaimer MUST be printed on all Training Center promotional
brochures, announcements, bottom of agendas and any other materials distributed
“The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge
and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional
materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course
does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any
fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA
course materials; do not represent income to the Association.”