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Become Instructor

To become Saudi Heart Association Instructor position folowing criteria need to be satisfied:

Identification of Instructor potential (IP) for SHA CPR Courses

    a. The instructor can be a medical doctor, nurse, technician or paramedic.
    b. Demonstrated good competence in the subject at a provider course.
    c. Score more than 90 % in the written and skill performance at provider course from the first attempt.
    d. Speak both languages (Arabic/English) good and fluently.
    e. Shown leadership personality.
    f. Shown clinical credibility and skills, then involve being articulated, supportive and motivated.
    g. Recommended by two (2) senior instructors at the provider course.
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.

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.