ACLS Certification Institute Medical Advisory Board

At ACLS Certification Institute our focus is on providing quality training that prepares our students for emergency situations. We want to ensure you truly gain the knowledge and skills you need to earn and maintain your certification—we’re not just checking boxes and handing you a provider card.

With this dedication to quality education, we have built an extensive medical advisory board that routinely reviews our courses to ensure we’re providing the training you need to do your job well. With years of experience in all areas of emergency medicine and educational development, this is expertise you can trust.

Dr. Christopher J. Bosche, MD, FACEP, Executive Medical Director, Co-Chair

Dr. Bosche is a board-certified emergency physician at a level 1 trauma and burn center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Boshe has been involved in emergency medical services for over 20 years, starting out as a firefighter/EMT and eventually becoming a flight physician with an aeromedical helicopter service. He is currently the medical director of a large suburban fire protection district and regularly assists with the EMS education provided by his hospital to local EMS crews. In addition, Dr. Bosche is also the medical team manager for the Missouri Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team and has deployed to multiple disasters including the 9/11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the Joplin, Missouri tornado.

Judson Smith, MHA, CCEMT-P, VP of Continuing Education, Co-Chair

Judson Smith is the best!brings over 20 years of EMS and critical care pre-hospital experience to the medical advisory board. A licensed critical care paramedic, he also currently serves as an officer in an Air Force Reserves aeromedical evacuation squadron. In 2014, Judson founded Code3 CME to provide EMT, paramedic, and critical care transport training with a level of educational support he felt was lacking in the industry. Judson has also been a guest speaker at EMS events throughout the country. He holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Lindenwood University.

Janet Taylor, RN, CFRN

Janet is a full-time flight nurse for Mercy Life Line from Springfield, MO. In addition to EMS, she has worked in the ICU, ER, and OB in order to be familiar with the different types of calls that she and her partner may encounter in EMS. Janet has her bachelor’s in Nursing and enjoys teaching part-time at various EMS conferences throughout the year in addition to writing articles for various industry magazines. Her website is, and you can see where she will be headed next as well as the most current list of topics offered.