Accredited, online ACLS training in Kentucky

Accepted across North America and Canada, done in 3 hours. Up to 8 AMA CME/CE credits each.

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State acceptance in Kentucky

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

In accordance with Board regulation 201 KAR 9:310, as of January 1, 1994, all physicians who maintain an active Kentucky medical or osteopathic license are required to complete 60 hours of CME every three years, with 30 hours being certified in AMA or AOA category 1 by an organization accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education or the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education.

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

According to Kentucky administrative regulation 201 KAR 20:215,

validation of CE/competency must include one of the following: 1. Proof of earning 14 approved contact hours;

National Nursing Organization recignized by KBN for approval of CE offerings

If a continuing education course licensees wish to take is offered by a provider that is approved by one of the national nursing organizations listed below or any state board of nursing, it will be accepted by the KBN for the same number of contact hours.

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

All dentists and dental hygienists are required to complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years.

Section 10. Requirements for renewal of a dental license. (c) Maintain with no more than a thirty (30) day lapse CPR certification that meets or exceeds the guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association unless a hardship waiver is submitted to and subsequently approved by the board;

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

201 KAR 2. (1) Continuing education hours for credit shall be relevant to the practice of pharmacy and free of commercial bias. (2) Continuing education hours shall be approved if approved by: (a) The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE); or (b) The board.

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EMS workers: Our courses count in KY as acceptable CME

Section 2. Certification requirements. (i) Present written evidence of completion of current training in CPR that:

  1. Shall be taught by an individual who holds instructor certification at an appropriate level from:
  a. The American Red Cross;
  b. The AHA;
  c. The National Safety Council;
  d. The ASHI; or
  e. Another board approved organization; and

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Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in KY

Section 9. Disposal of contaminated wastes. All wastes produced during the process of tattooing shall be separated for disposal into three (3) classifications as follows: (1) Contaminated sharps shall be disposed of by using a licensed medical waste disposal company. (2) Regulated waste, as defined by the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, shall be disposed of in accordance with the bloodborne pathogens regulation 19 C.F.R. 1910.1030 as adopted in Kentucky by 803 KAR 2:320.

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The child care center must have staff approved for CPR and first aid on duty and present with the children at all times.

A “School-age” child means a child who meets the age requirements of KRS 158.030 or who attends kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education.

When a group leaves the premises for a walk to the park or a field trip, a CPR and first aid certified staff must be present with these children. In addition, there must be a CPR and first aid certified staff present at the child care center as well for the children who did not leave the premises. Training Sources for CPR and firstaid:

Acceptable courses must be face to face with hands on skills training or courses may be a hybrid model where the student watches a video then meets with the instructor for hands on training and skills testing. Courses that are 100% online with no hands-on instruction are not approved

In-person training

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

Pacific Medical Training course acceptance chart.

Life saving stories

Here's a few stories that warmed our heart. Just sharing and thanking you for choosing a career that helps people that need it most.

Heroic husband saves wife's life with CPR on missouri highway

A woman from Lincoln County, Missouri, owes her life to her husband's quick thinking and CPR skills. Jason Boyle, a UK graduate with nursing and EMT training, acted swiftly when his wife Beth went into full cardiac arrest on an interstate near St. Louis. Good Samaritans called 911, and an officer provided an AED, which advised a shock. Despite initial insurance denial for a LifeVest, which would monitor Beth's heart and provide shocks if necessary, the couple is on the road to recovery, heading back to Kentucky after Beth's harrowing ordeal.

Full Story / May 11, 2023

Man saved twice by CPR

Jeff Backus suffered from his first heart attack in 2014 when he was training to run for his first 5K. A woman who was nearby in the park provided CPR until healthcare providers came and he was taken to the hospital. Later he ended up having double bypass surgery. He suffered from a second heart attack in 2019 when he was running. There were some teens nearby who called 911 and provided him CPR. After that, he learned CPR himself and urges others to learn CPR too.

Full Story / August 29, 2021

Teen saved neighbor by CPR

Bruner was sleeping when her mom rushed into her room and asked for help. She went and saw her neighbor Tom, whom she considered as her grandpa laying down on the ground, and they were doing CPR on him. She with the help of others performed CPR until first responders arrived. They said he wouldn't have made it this far if they didn't start cpr right away.

Full Story / May 26, 2021