Frequently Asked Questions
A valid current provider card is required to take a renewal or update course.
You must first take the AHA online course for Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS, or PALS to take the skill session with us. You will be required to bring your Photo ID and Valid AHA Online Completion Certificate
NO, you are not required to being a textbook to class for skills session only. You just need to bring your Photo ID and Valid AHA Online Course Completion Certificate.
Yes! You will receive an American Heart Association Provider Completion Card that is good for two years.
The ACLS and PALS courses are designed for advanced healthcare providers. You will need to present a current AHA issued BLS card. Advanced life support students must be able to recognize the following basic rhythms, or will likely have a very difficult time passing the course: NSR, SB, ST, SVT, VF, VT, PEA, Asystole, Heart Blocks (all types). ACLS students are not expected to interpret a 12 lead EKG.
If you took the course with us, you can email us to replace your card. If you took the course with another training center you’ll need to contact them, or you can register for one of our courses and obtain a new card. There will be a fee for the service.
The eBook includes an electronic version of the reference card.
American Heart Association eBooks are not intended to be printed. Printing and copying restrictions apply.
Instructions for redemption will be e-mailed to you along with the access codes. (Please be sure to include an e-mail address when you order.)
All eBook sales are final. Please ensure that you are purchasing the correct title for your needs before placing your order, as eBooks may not be returned or exchanged.
ACLS and PALS Courses do not teach rhythm strips or EKG because you are expected to know how to read basic EKG for the ACLS and PALS Courses.
Yes. ACLS and PALS courses are designed for Advanced healthcare Providers. You will need a current BLS card and be able to demonstrate CPR Skills. You will also need to know how to read basic EKG rhythms, and you’ll need to know relevant pharmacology.