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ci-0129 Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Course

The BLS & HS Instructor Course prepares instructor candidates to teach BLS Provider for Healthcare Professionals and HS First Aid/CPR/AED courses.  Instructor candidates will learn to teach in a variety of methods that will include lecture, small group discussions and scenario based skills practice.  By completing this course, instructor candidates will be able to manage course timelines and administration of the course documents in compliance with AHA guidelines.

  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Hold a current BLS Provider certification card.

Required Course Materials:
A copy of the current BLS Instructor Manual, BLS Provider Manual, Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Manual and Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Provider Manual will be provided to the students as part of
the registration fee. Materials are mailed approximately 30 days prior to the course.

Community - $355.00
Sanford Employee - $335.00

Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm

Sanford Health – Steven’s Center*
900 E 54th St. N.
Room 1106
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
*location subject to change depending on room availability.

Cancellation Policy:
  • Cancel by emailing or by phone at 605-328-6327.
  • Reschedule one time without penalty.
  • If cancelling within 7 days or less from the date of class, no refund will be given.
  • If cancelling within 8-14 days, 75% of the registration fee will be refunded.
  • If cancelling 15 days of more from the date of class, a refund will be issued minus a $25.00 administration fee. If course materials were already mailed to student, the cost of those materials will not be refunded unless they are returned to the Training Center.
  • The Training Center reserves the right to cancel courses in the event of weather conditions, class size and instructor availability. The student will be notified by email and/or phone number provided during registration.
  • Weather Cancellation: The Training Center will follow the Sioux Falls School District weather protocols.
    • If the Sioux Falls School District cancels for inclement weather, we will not hold class.
    • If the Sioux Falls School District has a late start, class will be held at the regularly scheduled time. Additional questions please contact: or 605-328-6327

The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Sanford Health Center for Learning is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval & Recognition Program (CEARP), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation.  


General Registration register here.

Sanford Employees register here (search ci-0129).

Upcoming Dates

Sanford Stevens Center
900 East 54th Street North
Sioux Falls, SD
Class Size:
This Class ( Thu, 08/02/2018 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
is OPEN)