Original Release Date: February 28, 2006
Date of Last CME Review: April 2009
Core Instructor Course is the official, self-directed, e-learning program from the American Heart Association® (AHA). The Core Instructor Course is an e-learning product that uses video and online scenarios to present realistic classroom situations. Successful completion of this module, paired with discipline specific course, monitoring and Training Center affiliation meets the requirements for the issuing of an AHA Instructor card.
At the conclusion, participants should have improved their skills that will result in: increased knowledge and skills acquisition by healthcare providers that instructors train, improved survival rates; higher levels of knowledge and skills acquisition by healthcare providers; instructors and teachers with alternative methodologies to draw upon for various classroom situations.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT:
• ACCME/AMA (Physicians) – June 1, 2009 – June 30, 2012
• ANCC (Nurses) – December 1, 2009 – June 30, 2012
• CECBEMS (EMS Practitioners) – July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2012
ACCREDITATION/CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS:
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Heart Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All faculty participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by The American Heart Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and /or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 7.50 contact hours.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 7.75 Educator CEHs, activity number 09-AMHA-F3-0064.
Accreditation / Disclosure Statements
Therefore, all faculty and authors participating in continuing education activities sponsored by the American Heart Association must disclose to the audience: (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and/or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in the activity, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in the activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent an author with a significant financial or other relationship from contributing but rather to provide participants with information with which they can make their own judgments. It remains for the participants to determine whether the author’s interests or relationships may influence the content.
I. The following authors have declared financial interest(s) and / or affiliations:
II. The following faculty have declared NO financial interest(s) and or affiliations:
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Clinical Pharmacists
• Respiratory Therapist