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SAVE A LIFE offers a variety of first aid and CPR training in Minneapolis / St Paul MN and Greater Minnesota.

Instructor Courses AAOS/ECSI

SAVE A LIFE Corporation, offers a specific medical training course for First Aid, CPR, AED Instructor training. This course is taught by one of our medically experienced and professionally trained staff. We can train your staff on-site or you can attend this course at one of our upcoming scheduled times located around the Twin Cities area. Individuals are also welcome at any of our scheduled training courses.

Instructor course standard First Aid, CPR and AED

Instructor Development Course (IDC) of the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI). This program is designed to prepare new instructors, who have little or no teaching background to teach the ECSI's programs, with the knowledge and skills that they will need to teach ECSI programs. This Includes frequently used courses such as First Aid, CPR, and AED.

There are several components to the program, including a section that requires you to demonstrate skills proficiency in the courses that you will be teaching. In addition, you will be required to present two prepared topics as well as handle questions and answers based on your prepared presentations. When you have completed this program and met its requirements, you will be confident and prepared to conduct your own courses.

During this course, you will learn teaching methods and techniques that are the foundation of every good instructor. You will learn by participating in the course activities and watching others during their skills and performance demonstrations. Teaching is rewarding. You will have the unique opportunity to help someone learn lifesaving information and skills.

Pre-requisite: Complete the AHA CORE Instructor program with certificate prior to instructor course.

Instructor candidates will learn how to conduct ECSI courses, including how to use effective teaching techniques, how to demonstrate skills, and how to evaluate participant performance. Instructor candidates can be trained as instructors at the community first aid, CPR, and AED level, as well as at the professional level. Those desiring to become instructors at the professional level for courses such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Advanced First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, or Professional Rescuer CPR must possess additional expertise in these areas.

After completing this course, instructor candidates must teach their first course while being monitored by an IT in order to complete their credentialing as an ECSI instructor.

  • Length: Approximately 12 hours completed over 2 days
  • Intended Audience: Anyone with little or no teaching background and a desire to teach
  • Students Materials: Instructor candidate, Instructor resource (IRMs), & the participant manual(s)
  • Instructor Materials: Instructor Toolkit CD-ROM, Adaptable PowerPoint, Lecture Outlines, Image and Table Bank, Test Bank and Test Generator, Course Administration Information
  • Written/Skills Exam: Required for course completion, a score of 84% or better on written test. Skill check off proficiency testing during the course
  • Course Completion Card valid 2 years. Requirement; instruct 2 courses per year to remain current.American Heart Association CPR Instructor renewal course

We also provide emergency response and medical training in the following areas;

To view our course availability view our on-line calendar here

SAVE A LIFE first aid training ensures peace-of-mind. We provide professional paramedics, nurses, firefighters, CPR and First Aid-certified individuals that are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality medical training.

Our staff consists of:

  • Athletic Trainers
  • Chiropractors
  • EMTs
  • Fire Fighters
  • First Responders
  • Paramedics
  • Nurses (LPN's)
  • Police Officers
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

If you have questions about any of our first aid education and courses or would like to schedule an on-site first aid training class, please feel free to contact us at any time.


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