Basic Life Support Instructor Class

This course is designed for those who wish to teach the following American Heart Association (AHA) courses: Basic Life Support (BLS), Heartsaver CPR/AED, and/or Heartsaver First Aid. Prior to the course, candidates will be given access to the required AHA On-line Essentials Course upon acceptance. During the two-day course, Training Center Faculty will present the science of CPR and AED, equipment maintenance and decontamination, as well as strategies for teaching and conducting a course. Each candidate will have the opportunity to practice teaching a skill and a topic to fellow candidates.


Interested candidates must be current on their AHA BLS Provider certification. Candidates must also have prior approval from the Northern Arizona Healthcare AHA Training Center Coordinator to register for the class. All candidates accepted into this course are expected to know the student manual very well, and be able to perform BLS skills proficiently on arrival to the course.


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10612 for 10.5 CE credit hours.

Dates and Times

Due to necessary class preparation, registration for this course will close 2 weeks prior to the class date.

Day 1 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Day 2 – 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Flagstaff Medical Center:

  • February. 9 – February. 10, 2023
  • October 12 – October 13, 2023

Verde Valley Medical Center:

  • May 25 – May 26, 2023


At Flagstaff Medical Center the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of the Fort Valley Shopping center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.

In Cottonwood, the courses will be held in the Education Center located in the Courtyard Plaza on the east side of the Verde Valley Medical Center, 300 S. Willard St., Ste 201.


$145.00 NAH Employees
$165.00 Non-NAH Employees
Cost includes instructor manuals.


To register online, non-NAH employees can register online by visiting our website.

To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under “Event Links and Documents.” 

Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

You also may fax your registration to (928) 773-2430.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $145.00 administration fee. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within five days of the course.


The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional material 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 fess needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Event Details

Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center

1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242
Flagstaff, AZ United States
Event Links & Documents
Event Contact

NAH Education Department

(928) 773-2491