Alaska Online ACLS Recertification

Up to 8 AMA credits each (see below)

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State acceptance in Alaska

Nurses: We are accepted by the AK Board of Nursing because we are ANCC accredited

https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofNursing/ApplicantInformation/ContinuedCompetencyInformation.aspx

Before a license can be renewed, registered and practical nurse licensees must complete two of the following methods for maintaining continuing competency (Article 6 of 12 AAC).

30 contact hours of continuing education prescribed under 12 AAC 44.610 (certified by ANCC, ANA, AMA, a nurse practitioner or nurse anesthetist certifying body or approved by another Board of Nursing).

Dentists: We are accepted by the AK Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP

12 AAC 28.400. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS LICENSEES.

(1) completion of at least 32 contact hours of continuing education; and

(2) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification, that meets the requirements of AS 08.36.070 and 12 AAC 28.920

12 AAC 28.410. APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES.

(1) courses, workshops, or symposiums approved, provided, or sponsored by the American Dental Hygienist’s Association (ADHA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), or American Dental Association (ADA);

(c) The continuing education contact hours required by 12 AAC 28.400 or 12 AAC 28.405 for renewal of a dentistry license or a dental hygienist license may include no more than four hours of CPR training for the entire renewal period.

12 AAC 28.920. CPR CERTIFICATION. (a) Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques required under this chapter for a license or license renewal must be based upon training equivalent to that required for completion of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation course certified by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Online courses are not acceptable, unless there is a hands-on component.

(b) The board may approve a waiver of the cardiopulmonary resuscitation requirements upon submission of documentation of a physical disability prohibiting the person from performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A person with a waiver must work in close proximity to a staff person with current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Verification link: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/den4132.pdf

Pharmacists: We are accepted by the AK Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited

12 AAC 52.320. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS

an applicant for renewal of a pharmacist license shall certify having completed 30 contact hours of continuing education accepted by the board under 12 AAC 52.340(a)

12 AAC 52.340 APPROVED PROGRAMS.

(a) The following programs will be accepted by the board as continuing education for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians under 12 AAC 52.320 and 12 AAC 52.325:

(1) any program presented by a provider accredited by the ACPE;

(2) cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) courses presented by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association that lead to CPR certification; the board will accept no more than one contact hour of continuing education credit in a 24 month period for completion of a CPR course.

Verification link: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/PharmacyStatutes.pdf

EMS Workers: Our courses count in AK as acceptable CME

Verification link: https://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Emergency/Pages/ems/training/cme.aspx

Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in AK

We have been listed on the BOARD OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS Tattooing, Permanent Cosmetic Coloring,and Body Piercing Applications web page at: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofBarbersHairdressers/ApplicationsForms/TattooingBodyPiercing.aspx

In-person training

If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.

Central Peninsula General Hospital / 250 Hospital Place Soldotna, AK 99669-7559

ANMC AK20105 / 4141 Ambassador Drive Suite 136 Anchorage, AK 99508

Interior Region EMS Council / 2503 18th Ave Fairbanks, AK 99709-5151

Total number of locations: 5. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.

To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.


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