Georgia Online ACLS Recertification

Up to 8 AMA credits each (see below)

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State acceptance in Georgia

Physicians: We are accepted by the GA Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)

Chapter 360-15 CONTINUING EDUCATION Rule 360-15-.01 Requirements for Physicians (2) The Board accepts the following as meeting its requirement for Board approval: (a) A.M.A. (American Medical Association) Category 1 credit;

Verification link: http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/gac/360-15

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

Effective January 31, 2016, all registered nurses will be required to complete continuing education/competency requirements as a condition of licensure renewal. Georgia law provides five options from which licensees may choose in order to satisfy the continuing competency requirements.

Georgia Board of Nursing Acceptable Providers for Continuing Education for Registered Nurses or Licensed Practical Nurses Acceptable continuing education may be taken in a conventional classroom setting, through online courses, professional journals, correspondence or independent study.

  1. Any provider, recognized by a national credentialing body, offering certification in the licensed nurse’s specialty area of practice. Examples of National Nurse Credentialing/Certification bodies include but are not limited to: • American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Certification (ANCC)

Verification link: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45/continuing_education_requirements

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

Rule 150-3-.09 Continuing Education for Dentists (d) Effective January 1, 2008, at least twenty (20) of the required forty (40) hours of credit must be acquired in person at an on-site course or seminar; you are not allowed to acquire all CE hours through on-line courses, electronic means, journal studies, etc.

Rule 150-3-.08 CPR Requirements for Dentists (2) Coursework, including home study courses, sponsored or approved by the following recognized organizations will be accepted: (a) American Dental Association/American Dental Hygienists association, and their affiliate associations and societies;

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

Rule 480-3-.03. Continuing Pharmacy Education (9) Approval of providers and sponsors shall be as follows: (b) American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (A.C.P.E.) approved providers shall submit documentation to the Board of such approval every two (2) years and have blanket approval.

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EMS Workers: Our courses count in GA as acceptable CME

Rule 511-9-2-.02 Definitions The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation of these standards: (a) “Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification” means successful completion of a department approved course utilizing nationally recognized advanced cardiac care standards. (u) “CPR Certification” means successful completion of a department-approved healthcare provider course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Verification link:

http://rules.sos.ga.gov/nllxml/georgiacodesGetcv.aspx?urlRedirected=yes&data=admin&lookingfor=511-9-2

Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in GA

Northwest Georgia Health Required documentation for Body Artist License o Proof of completion of Basic First Aid/CPR training o Proof of completion of OSHA approved Bloodborne Pathogens/Universal Precautions training

Verification link: https://nwgapublichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/BodyArtist-License-Guidelines.pdf

Cobb County

Part 18 Personnel (2) Evidence of Basic First Aid certification or equivalent and completion of an OSHA approved Bloodborne Pathogen/Universal Precautions training program

Verification link: https://www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Cobb-Rules-and-Regulations-for-Body-Art-new-logo.pdf

DeKalb County

Sec. 13-314. - Body crafter requirements and permit. Current certification in emergency first aid, CPR, and blood-borne pathogen or infection control training, from agencies licensed by the state or applicable federal authority.

Verification link: https://www.municode.com/library/ga/dekalb_county/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=CODECO_CH13HERE_ARTXIBOCRTARE_S13-314BOCRREPE

In-person training

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

Augusta Technical College / 3200 Augusta Tech Dr Bldg 600 Augusta, GA 30906-8243

CPR Training School / 62 Roswell St. Alpharetta, GA 30009

Faithful Guardian LLC / 285 Carrollton Street Temple, GA 30179

Total number of locations: 53. 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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