State acceptance in California
Physicians: We are accepted by the CA Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
Courses approved by the Licensing Program include: • Programs accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) that qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Nurses: We are accepted by the CA Board of Nursing because we are ANCC accredited
Acceptable Courses: Continuing Medical Education (CME Category 1) Continuing Medical Education is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements, as long as the course is Category 1, and has been taken within the appropriate time frames.
Courses Approved by Other Entities: Courses approved by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) approved regional accrediting bodies when these courses are taken out-of-state.
Unacceptable Courses: CPR and BLS courses, basic EKG/dysrhythmia courses as well as basic IV courses that are similar to those used to certify licensed vocational nurses to start IVs
Dentists: We are accepted by the CA Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
The minimum requirement for each renewal period after the first renewal is 25 hours of continuing education, including: Basic Life Support (maximum credit allowed is 4 CE units) Shall be met by completion of a American Heart Association or American Red Cross Course in Basic Life Support, or a BLS course taught by a provider approved by the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program or the Academy of General Dentistry’s Program Approval for Continuing Education. Online CPR courses will not be accepted for Basic Life Support requirement.
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the CA Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
Advanced Practice Pharmacist; Continuing Education Requirement A pharmacist who is recognized as an advanced practice pharmacist shall complete 10 hours of continuing education each renewal cycle in addition to the requirements of Section 4231. The subject matter shall be in one or more areas of practice relevant to the pharmacist’s clinical practice.
4052.8. Initiation and Administration of Vaccines; Requirements (2) Be certified in basic life support.
1732.05. Accreditation Agencies for Continuing Education. (a) The following organizations are approved as accreditation agencies: (1) The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
EMS workers: Our courses count in CA as acceptable CME
https://www.emsa.ca.gov/EMT Click: CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in CA
CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE OF LOCAL HEALTH OFFICERS STERILIZATION, SANITATION, AND SAFETY STANDARDS FOR TATTOOING, PERMANENT COSMETICS AND BODY PIERCING Submitted to the California Department of Health Services Pursuant to AB 186 JUNE 30 1998 XIX. Cal/OSHA Where tattooing, application of permanent cosmetics, or body piercing involves an employer-employee relationship, the Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5193, Title 8, California Code of Regulations may apply.
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Code 3 Lifesupport / 5450 Rosewood Ave Suite #209 Camarillo, CA 93010
Always Safe and Healthy / 546100 Landing Parkway Fremont, CA 94538
CPR Now / 55240 Montecito Dr Bakersfield, CA 93306
Life Support Academy / 57710 balboa ave. suite 223d. San Diego, CA 92111
KSK Health Training / 5800 W. Carson Street Suite 26 Torrance, CA 90502
Total number of locations: 102. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.