Continuing Education Credit

ACLS Certification Institute offers ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP certification and recertification. These training programs are approved to provide CEU credits in joint partnership with the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) in partnership with Code3 CME. In addition, the ACLS course has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). (Release date: March 21, 2016. Expiration date: March 21, 2018.)

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers involved in the care of patients in cardiac arrest.

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Educational Objectives

Each certification has distinct educational objectives. Please click the provided link for a complete list.

ACLS

Students learn how to manage and respond to nearly all cardiopulmonary emergencies.

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BLS

Students learn the basic steps of CPR and rescue breathing for adults, children, and infants.

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PALS

Students learn to manage and respond to cardiopulmonary emergencies in pediatric patients.

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NRP

Students develop cognitive knowledge mastery of NRP concepts and interventions.

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Faculty

Dr. Christopher J. Bosche, MD, FACEP
Mark Dzwonkiewicz, FP-C, LI
Jason Haag 
Will B. Hendon
Judson Smith, MHA, paramedic
Janet Taylor

Medical Advisory Board

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For specific credit hour information, please click the appropriate section below.

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All courses offered by the ACLS Certification Institute are accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) in partnership with Code3 CME.

Program Name CAPCE Code Credit Hours
ACLS Certification 15-CODE-F3-2060 8 hours
ACLS Recertification 15-CODE-F3-2061 4 hours
BLS Certification 15-CODE-F3-2062 8 hours
BLS Recertification 15-CODE-F3-2063 4 hours
PALS Certification 15-CODE-F3-2064 8 hours
PALS Recertification 15-CODE-F3-2065 4 hours
Neonatal Resuscitation Certification 15-CODE-F3-2066 8 hours
Neonatal Resuscitation Recertification 15-CODE-F3-2067 4 hours
This continuing education activity is approved by Code3 CME LLC, a CAPCE accredited organization.
CAPCE represents only that its accredited programs have met CAPCE’s standards for accreditation. These standards require sound educational offerings determined by a review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and program evaluation processes. CAPCE does not endorse or support the actual teachings, opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization. CAPCE accreditation does not represent that the content conforms to any national, state or local standard or best practice of any nature. No student shall have any cause of action against CAPCE based on the accreditation of the material.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest or a commercial interest.

The ACLS Certification Institute faculty—Christopher J. Bosche, Mark Dzwonkiewicz, Jason Haag, Will B. Hendon, Judson Smith, and Janet Taylor—hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner have no financial relationships, relationships to products or devices, or other commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

The PIM planners and managers—Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP—hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner have no financial relationships, relationships to products or devices, or other commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity of any amount during the past 12 months. 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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