Approved APLS Course Director status is valid for 4 years.
All APLS Course Directors who were on the list of approved Course Directors as of April 1, 2004, have been granted approved status to teach using the new Fourth Edition materials. To maintain Course Director status, these physicians must be involved in teaching at least two APLS Courses using the Fourth Edition materials between April 1, 2004, and April 1, 2008.
All APLS Course Directors who were approved after April 1, 2004, have valid APLS
Course Director status for 4 years from the date their application for Course Director status was approved. They, too, must be involved in teaching at least two APLS Courses during that 4-year period to maintain their approved Course Director status.