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ACLS Course Director

COURSE DIRECTOR APPLICATION:  Application and documents are mailed or emailed to The CPR Lady Training Center

Must be an ACLS Instructor aligned with The CPR Lady Training Center.

FEE: $258 class

ACLS<br>Course Director Card

$258 fee includes
$100 to Training Center to process application
$158 to cover HeartCode ACLS Online access key

Receive Online Access Key and instructions by Email!
Please include an email address when registering. The online access key and instructions on how to use it will be emailed to you.
Best browser to use on AHA website is Chrome.

Application confirmation is sent to you in a second email.

Refunds are not Available

Course Location The CPR Lady Inc.
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15375 Barranca Pkwy, Ste J106 Irvine, CA 92618-2211

ACLS Course Director

ACLS Instructors are NOT like BLS Instructors. ACLS Instructors after receiving an ACLS Instructor eCard may only do skills testing for HeartCode and/or assist an ACLS Course Director in a classroom course.

American Heart Association policy states new ACLS Instructors MAY NOT teach classes on their own until they become a Course Director. The role of Course Director is one of great responsibility.

To become a Course Director is a process which involves 4 simple steps.

  1. Complete and sign the Course Director Application
  2. Complete ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment (PSA)
  3. Complete HeartCode ACLS Online using supplied access key
    (Demonstration of skills not required)
  4. Complete the ACLS Course Director PowerPoint presentation

Application Details    

  1. Length: The two (2) Online Courses and PowerPoint presentation take several hours
  2. Print or save the ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment (PSA) Certificate of Completion AND score from the online course
  3. Print or save the HeartCode ACLS Online Certificate of Completion from the online course
  4. Print or save the signed ACLS Course Director PowerPoint acknowledgement form

Application and documents are mailed or emailed to The CPR Lady Training Center

No CEs Available

The CPR Lady provides American Heart Association CPR BLS Provider and Instructor certifications and renewals throughout Southern California including Orange County, LA County, San Diego County, and Inland Empire, as well as, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Sacramento County and the San Francisco Bay Area. The CPR Lady is authorized to issue AHA cards in California, Arizona and Nevada.


The communities of South Orange County, North Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Cerritos, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, El Toro, Emerald Bay, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Mirada, La Palma, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, Lake Forest, La Mirada, Long Beach, Midway City, Mission Viejo, Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Joaquin Hills, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Heights, Stanton, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Tustin Foothills, Villa Park, Westminster, Whittier, Yorba Linda.


The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.


The CPR Lady is an authorized provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Dental Board of California, California Department of Public Health and California Emergency Medical Services Authority. The CPR Lady offers CEUs to Certified Medical Assistants (CMA), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Home Health Aides (HHA), Certified Personal Trainers (CPT) with American Council on Exercise (ACE), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF), and National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT), Dentists (DDS or DMD), Dental Assistants (RDA), Dental Hygienists (RDH), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Paramedics (Medic), Physicians (MD), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Psychiatric Technicians (Psych Tech), Occupational Therapists (OT), Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA), Pharmacists (RPh), Pharmacy Technician (Ph Tech), Physician Assistants (PA), Physical Therapists (PT), Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA), Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCP), Respiratory Therapists (RT), Registered Nurses (RN) and Nurse Practitioners (NP).

Students must request CEUs at the time of class, state their profession, give their license number, and sign the CEU Roster. CEUs cannot be issued after the class is completed and closed.



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