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First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course

Course Description:
The purpose of this instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach American CPR basic-level First Aid, CPR and AED courses. Following successful completion of the course requirements, participants will be certified as an instructor for a two year period.

Prerequisites To participate in the course, instructor candidates must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age on the last day of the instructor course.
  • Possess current American CPR First Aid, CPR and/or AED certification(s) or the equivalent.
  • Pass First Aid/CPR/AED instructor pre-course test (with score 80 percent or better).
Registration: Bring your Baylor ID card and sign-up at the SLC Service Desk. Accepted payment types include: cash, check, bearbucks, F/S payroll deduction and credit card.
Seats are limited, so plan to sign-up in advance.

Class Size: Max 10 students - register early!

Course Fee: $160

Course Location: McLane Student Life Center (SLC), Room 308

Spring 2016 Course Dates: participants must attend all three class days listed below.
  • Friday, March 18 (5:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Saturday, March 19 (9:30am-2:00pm)
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor course, instructor candidates should be thoroughly familiar with the program materials and should be able to:
  • Exhibit the characteristics required of an American CPR Training representative and role model
  • Conduct courses in a manner that helps participants to stay engaged in the learning process
  • Perform applicable first aid, CPR and AED skills at an appropriate skill level
  • Ensure participants' health and safety during training
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and reports
  • Plan, organize and conduct the first aid, CPR and AED courses in accordance with the requirements of the specific class they will be teaching
  • Monitor participants' practice and provide corrective feedback and encouragement that is consistent with the skill chart
  • Recognize that the requirements in the skill assessment tool are criteria for ascertaining the proficiency of a participant's performance
  • Choose the appropriate course and materials to meet the specific training needs of participants or groups
Certification Requirements
To be certified as an instructor, candidates must:
  • Successfully complete prerequisite requirement
  • Attend and actively participate in all course sessions
  • Successfully complete class activities including two practice-teaching assignments
  • Score at least 80 percent (20 correct answers out of 25 questions) on the instructor written exam
Existing Instructors:
Must obtain and retain the new First Aid/CPR/AED participant and instructor materials.

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