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BLS Instructor Update Course

Health Care Professional Education

The BLS Instructor Update Course assists St. Luke’s Hospital aligned AHA BLS Instructors in maintaining their instructor status.


  • Hold a current AHA BLS Instructor card.
  • A completed instructor monitor tool from the current two-year certification period is on file with the Training Center.
  • Taught at least four classes in the current two-year certification period.
  • Attended curriculum update sessions, as applicable, within the previous two years.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the target audience for BLS.
  • Describe the content of the BLS course.
  • Demonstrate correct resuscitation skills of all age categories in a scenario-based format using the current critical skills testing checklist.
  • Describe manikin maintenance requirements and demonstrate correct manikin cleaning and decontamination techniques.
  • Identify materials and resources for continued study and development as a BLS Instructor.
  • Describe the role of a BLS Instructor, including teaching requirements, record-keeping procedures, rosters, and evaluations for communication with the aligned Training Center.

Requirements for Completion:

  • Successfully demonstrate all provider skills.
  • Pass the BLS Provider and Instructor Essentials written exams with a score of 84% or higher on each.
  • Complete the Instructor Renewal Checklist.
  • Complete BLS Instructor Course Evaluation form.


St. Luke's External Instructors..................$105.00

St. Luke's Internal Instructors....................Free

For additional information or to register, contact: St Luke's Education Department at 218-249-5527 or

Price: $105.00
Location: SLH Clinic Building
Room: 329A
Registration Type: Other
Address: 1011 East First Street
Duluth, MN 55805
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