BLS New Instructor


1.   Part I – Online Essentials Course   

Successfully complete the BLS Instructor Essentials online module and print the completion certificate. The essential course can be purchased by registering at an clicking on the course catalog.

2    Part 2 - BLS Instructor Course

Upon completion of Part 1, present the Instructor Essentials Certificate and attend the classroom BLS Instructor Course.

3.   Part 3 – Monitoring

Upon the completion of the BLS Instructor Course, monitoring must be completed before instructors can teach independently. Monitoring needs to be completed within 6 months from the completion of the Instructor course.  This can be scheduled with the Training Center you are aligning with.

Pre-registration is requested two weeks prior to class.  To register, please call 264-6142, or send registration form to the Human Resource Development department.  Pre-course preparation is mandatory for this course, no drop-in registration is permitted


No registration fee for employees of Spencer Hospital who have HRD Director approval to attend the course; non-employees & Spencer Hospital employees without approval to attend $230.   Fee includes:  Healthcare Provider Instructor Manual.  For those that have access to the required instructor manual:  $180.  Fee does not include: The BLS Essentials course, this can be purchased online directly.  Fee does not include: Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual which may be purchased for an additional fee of $65 from HRD.


NURSES: 4.0 contact hours will be awarded by IBON approved provider #14 - Spencer Hospital. 

EMS’s: No CEH’s will be offered for this course.

Payment Note:
Make checks payable to: Spencer Hospital Send to: Human Resources Development Spencer Hospital 1200 First Ave. East Spencer, IA 51301 Registration Phone # - 712-264-6142 Fax # - 712-264-8529 E-mail –



8:00am - 12:00pm

Spencer Hospital
1200 1st Ave E
Spencer, IA 51301

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