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American Heart Association

ACLS Provider

AHA Preferred Course

PROVIDER COURSE: Blended learning with ½ ONLINE preparation and ½ CLASSROOM skills. This is AHA's Preferred Course for Experienced Providers. This ACLS Provider Course includes Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work ONLINE that Student must complete before class followed by the CLASSROOM instruction and skills sign-off with an AHA Instructor.

If online work is not complete prior to class, Student will be turned away.

FEE: $169 class TEXTBOOK: $54

Receive AHA eCard next business day

Recommended for: Experienced Providers and Skilled Medical Personnel who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency who are seeking an alternative method for completing a traditional ACLS Provider Course.

Register Early! Schedule subject to change without notice. Enrollment is limited. Classes fill-up quickly

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

Confirmation by Email!
Class confirmation, driving directions, ACLS Study Guide, ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment (PSA) Study Guide, and link for accessing REQUIRED "ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work" ONLINE are sent to Student by email.

eBooks Available for Purchase
Student must have current book for the course:

  • AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual 

Precourse Self-Assessment (PSA) and Precourse Work Required!
All Students must complete the Precourse Self-Assessment and the Precourse Work ONLINE prior to class. Students will bring the PSA Score Report and the Certificate of Completion to class. The Certificate is called "Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Precourse Preparation."

If online work is not completed prior to class, Student will be turned away.

Course Length

  • Prior to class, the ACLS ONLINE Course is about 4.0 hours.
  • The ACLS Course is about 3 hours in the classroom.

    Course Content for Experienced Providers

    ONLINE Preparation Prior to Class:

    • Complete the Precourse Self-Assessment (PSA) and the Precourse Work ONLINE 
    • Print and bring to class:
    1. PSA Score Report
    2. Certificate of Completion called " Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Precourse Preparation."

        CLASSROOM Instruction and Testing:

      • ACLS Adult BLS Skills Testing
      • Airway Management
      • MegaCode-Bradycardia
      • MegaCode-Tachycardia
      • ACLS Written Exam

CEs Available!
Student receives CEs from BOTH The CPR Lady Training Center and American Heart Association depending on profession.

The CPR Lady Training Center has been accredited as an Authorized Provider to offer CEs to Dentists (DDS or DMD), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Paramedics (Medic), Pharmacists (RPh), Physicians (MD), Physician Assistants (PA), Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCP or RT), Registered Nurses (RN) and Nurse Practitioners (NP).

Students must request CEs from The CPR Lady at the time of class, state their profession, give their license number, and sign the CE Roster. CEs cannot be issued after the class is completed and closed.

The American Heart Association is authorized to offer Continuing Medical Education Accreditation to Physicians and Physician Assistants, AANP Credit Acceptance Statement to Nurse Practitioners, Continuing Education Accreditation to Nurses, Continuing Education Accreditation to Pharmacists, Continuing Education Accreditation to Emergency Medical Services for the online portion of course. Credits are claimed on the AHA website but there are time limits of 30 days to 6 months depending on the accrediting agency.

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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