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Become Instructor

Become Instructor

To become Saudi Heart Association Instructor position folowing criteria need to be satisfied:
1. Identification of Instructor potential (IP) for SHA CPR Courses
  • The instructor can be a medical doctor, nurse, technician or paramedic.
  • Demonstrated good competence in the subject at a provider course.
  • Score more than 90 % in the written and skill performance at provider course from the first attempt.
  • Speak both languages (Arabic/English) good and fluently.
  • Shown leadership personality.
  • Shown clinical credibility and skills, then involve being articulated, supportive and motivated.
  • Recommended by two (2) senior instructors at the provider course.
2. Identification of Instructor Candidates (IC)
  • Successfully complete the instructor course at any recognized CPR training center by SHA.
  • Teach on courses under the supervision of senior instructor for the first 90 days after the date of the instructor course.
  • The number of under supervision courses is decided with the final result of the instructor course.
  • After he/she finish the assigned supervision course, the IC normally progress to full instructor status, but occasionally the senior instructor and/or faculty decides that a further course is required, or rarely that the candidates is not suitable to progress to be an instructor.
  • An appeal can be logged with the national CPR committee which makes the final decision.
3. What are the criteria of the Full Instructor ?
  • FULLY conduct any assignment during the course independently.
  • He/she can be responsible or assigned to organize and conduct a specific CPR course by the coordinator and approved by the CPR program director.
  • Shown Flexibility, modest personality during teaching and training.
  • Should consult senior instructor in case of inefficient knowledge, or skill performance to himself.
  • He/she is responsible to maintain and keep the center and all equipment in a good working order.
  • He/she may be assigned by senior for any task within the center activities.
  • Attached to his certifying center for renewal of instructor certificate.