American Heart Association (AHA) Courses

Professional Courses

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post- cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in larger, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Initial provider course requires approximately 10-12 hours to complete, including skills practice and testing. Renewal course requires approximately 5-6 hours, including skills practice and testing.

Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing CPR and AED skills test, BVM skills test, a Megacode test and written exam, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.

We also offer the complete skills testing should you decide to utilize the AHA online course. Call for pricing and details.


Initial / full course is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board of Emergency Medical services (CECBEMS), for 12.00 Advanced CEU’s. Activity number 11-AMHA-F2-0119. Update / renewal courses are recognized for 5.25 hours. Activity number 11-AMHA-F2-0127


Pediatric Advanced Life Support

This classroom, video-based, instructor-led course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. the goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in imporoved outcomes. We offer skills station testing for completion of the on-line version of this course. Call for pricing and details


Initial / Full course is CECBEMS approved for 14.25 hours. Activity # 11-AMHA-F2-0135. Update / Renewal is CECBEMS approved for 8.25 hours. Activity # 11-AMHA-F2-0137


Basic Life Support (BLS)

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manor. Skills testing is also available for the completion of the on-line course as well.


Corporate Training

Heartsaver First Aid

This classroom, video-based, instructor-led course teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until EMS arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. this course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meed job, regulatory or other requirements.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR / AED

This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements and teached basic first aid, CPR, and AED skills such as giving CPR to an infant, child, or an adult. Skills testing is also available for the online version of this course.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid

This course teaches basic first aid, CPR, and AED skills for children, and is ideal for child care workers who need to meet regulatory training requirements.

This course is great for daycares, child care providers, churches and school teachers.




The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and
proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed
instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in
an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the
American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a
course do not represent income to the Association.