State acceptance in Alabama
Physicians: We are accepted by the AL Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA
Basic requirement for physicians and physician assistants: 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits or equivalent annually
CHAPTER 545-X-5 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
(e) Effective January 1, 2014, nationally recognized advanced life support/resuscitation certification courses, not otherwise accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, for a maximum of two (2) Category 1 credits for each course. Basic life support courses are excluded and are not deemed to be the equivalent of Category 1 continuing medical education.
Nurses: We are accepted by the AL Board of Nursing because we are accredited by ANCC
Beginning October 1, 2002, as a part of the 24 Board-approved or Board-recognized continuing education contact hours for license renewal [610-X-4-.08]:
610-X-10-.04 Acceptable Providers Of Continuing Education.
(b) Continuing education approved by national associations or organizations that are accredited by a national continuing education body. Any continuing education provider approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
(e) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits sponsored or conducted by those organizations or entities accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama or by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Dentists: We are accepted by the AL Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
R4-11-1202. Continuing Dental Education Compliance and Renewal Requirements
Click link under GOOD NEWS - CE RULE Rule-4.04-Continuing-Education-effective-2016.10.01 (a) Effective October 1, 2016, Dentists shall complete twenty (20) hours of continuing education every year Dentists must maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at the basic support level by the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or an equivalent program; provided, however this requirement shall be satisfied only by completing an in-person training.
(d) Programs meeting the general requirements of paragraph 5(a) above may be developed and offered to dentists/dental hygienists by any of the following agencies or organizations:
- National, state, district or local dental associations affiliated with the American Dental Association or the National Dental Association;
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the AL Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2011, ONLY ACPE programs or courses may be used to satisfy Continuing Education requirements.
EMS workers: We are accepted by the Office of EMS (OEMS)
420-2-1-.21 Initial Licensure Application For EMS Personnel
(2) The licensure candidate shall submit a license application only upon official notification from the NREMT of successful completion of the certification examination, a current approved CPR card,
Tattoo artists: We are approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health because we provide proof of bloodborne pathogen training and demonstrate knowledge of applicable subjects below
420-3-23-.13 Licenses and permits.
(2) Operator permits required -
1.Proof of attendance within the 36 months prior to making application at a bloodborne pathogen training program (or equivalent), given or approved by the Department, to include demonstration of knowledge of the following subjects: (9) Biohazard waste and sharps disposal — (a) Biohazard waste, as defined in these rules, shall be disposed in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and ordinances, to include, at a minimum, 29 CFR Part 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Gadsden State Community College / 51001 George Wallace Dr Gadsden, AL 35903-2269
Huntsville Hospital / 5101 Sivley Rd SW Huntsville, AL 35801-4421
Wallace Community College — Dothan / 51141 Wallace Dr Dothan, AL 36303-0943
Priority Medical Training / 5129 Lariat Dr Harvest, AL 35749
Northeast Alabama State Comm College / 5138 Highway 35 West Rainsville, AL 35986-0159
Total number of locations: 28. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.