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2015 AHA PEARS® Instructor Essentials Online

SKU: 15-1416

PEARS® Instructor Essentials Online is the self-directed, online portion of the PEARS® Instructor Essentials Blended Learning course.




  • This product is non-returnable.
  • This course covers the components of the instructor cycle, including Prepare, Teach, Test & Remediate, Close, and Keep Current. It includes core information about instructing AHA courses, followed by course-specific information for PEARS®.
  • Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current PEARS® Provider course completion card. Candidates who successfully complete the PEARS® Instructor Essentials course, followed by course monitoring, will receive a PEARS® instructor card, which is valid for two years. PEARS® instructors are then able to teach the PEARS® instructor-led course.
  • It is taught in a blended-learning format. AHA PEARS® instructor candidates must complete the online portion, fol­lowed by the hands-on session conducted by Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training center faculty.
  • The course educates instructor candidates on how to adequately use AHA instructor teaching materi­als, ensure that students meet learning objectives, offer student coaching skills, provide an objective skills performance evaluation, and follow AHA instructor and course poli­cies. The course covers core content and discipline-specific content required to teach AHA courses.
  • Continuing education credits available
  • Tech requirements are available at
  • Shipping and handling charges will be removed when the order is processed.
  • Codes will be emailed within 24 hours when orders are placed between 7:30am–5:30pm CST Monday–Friday. If order is placed on Friday after 5pm CST, code will be emailed Monday morning.


Below are detailed specifications for this product:

  • Self-paced, accessible wherever Internet access is available
  • Presented in two parts: Core and PEARS®; both must be completed unless Core has been completed as part of previous AHA instructor training.
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos
  • Includes Resource Center with access to AHA’s Program Administration Manual, the PEARS® Instructor Candidate Workbook, the PEARS® Instructor Essentials Classroom Checklist, and quick links to the AHA Instructor Network and
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully; certificate must be presented for access to the hands-on, faculty-led session.
  • Students have access to all information in the online portion for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned.
  • Includes audio and subtitles for students who may have a visual or auditory disability
  • Continued education credits available

Replaces #90-1428



  • ISBN: 978-1-61669-656-6

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