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© 2017 by CPR & Health Specialists of the South

We service the entire Gulf South Region.  We can travel to your location, or visit us at our Metairie,LA location (conveniently located just outside of New Orleans).

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3200 Ridgelake Dr., Ste. 101

Metairie, LA 70002


Local: 504-214-6717

Toll Free: 800-813-3251

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Instructor Course Summary

This course will train instructor candidates to teach basic-level American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED courses.  In order to participate in this course, you must possess a current basic-level American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED (or higher level) certification or equivalent and be at least 16 years of age on the last day of the instructor course.  Upon registration, it is important that you review and follow the directions on the e-mail attachment sent with your registration confirmation.  This is a blended learning course consisting of online content, a pre-course skills session and classroom segments.  Online material must be completed prior to attending the classroom activities.  For more information, please reference the attachment you will receive via e-mail when you register for this course.

To successfully complete the Instructor Course, you must:

  1. Provide proof that you will be at least 16 years of age by the end of the instructor course.

  2. Provide proof that you possess a current American Red Cross basic level Adult CPR/AED certificate or higher-level certificate.**

  3. Provide proof of completion of the Instructor Online Pre-Course

  4. Successfully complete the Pre-Course CPR Skills Check Assessment

  5. Attend, on time, all Instructor Course sessions (approximately 16 hours over 2 consecutive days)

  6. Participate fully in and show basic level mastery of the Instructor Course materials presented during the 2-day course.

  7. Score at least 80% on the written examination

** Note: Although the American Red Cross only requires the basic level Adult CPR/AED certification to participate in the instructors course, it is HIGHLYrecommended that participants have the Adult & Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED certification, as you will be tested on Pediatric and First Aid Skills in addition to Adult CPR skills during the Pre-Course Skills Check.

Instructor Courses are also available on-site for Businesses or Organizations looking to have multiple individuals on staff certified to train and certify their employees in CPR/First Aid/AED skills.