Accredited, online ACLS training in Louisiana

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 Louisiana

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

§437. Qualifying continuing medical education programs A. Any program, course, seminar or other activity offering category 1 CME shall be deemed approved for purposes of satisfying the continuing medical education requirements under this Subchapter, if sponsored or offered by:

  1. an organization or entity accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME);

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

Minimum of 5 contact hours of ANCC or State BON accredited nursing continuing education required annually for license renewal

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

Select: Part XXXIII - DentalhHealth profession http://www.lsbd.org/applications/DentalPracticeAct.pdf 1611. Continuing education requirements for relicensure of dentists A. Unless exempted under §1607, each dentist shall complete a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education during each renewal period for the renewal of his/her license to practice dentistry. 1615. Approved courses A. Courses sponsored or approved by the following organizations shall be accepted by the board: 1. American Dental Association and its affiliate associations and societies; H. Dentists will be awarded three clinical credit hours for successful completion of cardiopulmonary resuscitation course ““C””, basic life support for healthcare providers as defined by the American Heart Association or the Red Cross Professional Rescue Course. “

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

§507. Continuing education program requirements.

  1. A minimum of 1 1/2 ACPE or board-approved CPE units, or 15 hours, shall be required each year as a prerequisite for pharmacist licensure renewal. Of this number, no less than 3/10 ACPE or board-approved CPE units, or three hours, shall be acquired through live presentations, as designated by ACPE or the board. Alternatively, should a pharmacist choose to not acquire at least 3/10 ACPE or board-approved CPE units, or three hours, through live presentations, then he shall acquire an additional 5/10 ACPE or board-approved CPE units, or five hours, through any other acceptable method, over and above the minimum requirement, for a total of two ACPE or board-approved CPE units, or 20 hours.

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EMS workers: Our courses count in LA as acceptable CME

The Louisiana Bureau of EMS has established guidelines for “state approved” continuing education in response to the NREMT’s statement:

Also states: The Louisiana Bureau of EMS has pre-approved continuing education that fits into one or more of the following criteria: Common EMS specialty courses

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Click: State approved continuing education memo

Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in LA

CBA trainers list - Part XXVIII requires all CBA operators to hold current training certificates in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and bloodborne pathogens and disease transmission prevention. We will accept online training for the bloodborne pathogens/disease transmission prevention course only. The other two courses must be classroom training.

Furthermore, we are listed on the DHH-approved trainers/training centers for requisite CBA training:

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See the last page of the PDF.

Childcare

A. Infant and Child CPR All staff members on the premises of a center and accessible to children shall have current certification in infant and child CPR through training approved by the department.

B. Adult CPR. All staff members on the premises of a center and accessible to children shall have current certification in adult CPR through training approved by the department.

C. Pediatric first aid. All staff members on the premises of a center and accessible to children shall have current certification in pediatric first aid through training approved by the department.

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.

Louisiana daycare's CPR certification lapses after tragic death of an infant

A 3-month-old infant was found unresponsive at a daycare, inquiry was commenced. On March 11, the Bossier City Fire Department was summoned. On the arrival, responders found 3-month-old Dakota Becker who was not breathing. CPR was administered and then she was rushed to the hospital. She was tragically pronounced dead, her mother expressed trust in the daycare however, an investigation revealed lapses in CPR certification. Plume Academy daycare has not commented yet.

Full Story / March 19, 2024

Teen soccer player defies odds after cardiac arrest

Mackenzie Kelso has made significant strides even after enduring prolonged hospitalization and rehabilitation. Mac an 18-year-old soccer goalie was born with heart defects but played soccer with a pacemaker. Last July during an off-campus practice her heart stopped. There was no defibrillator and it took a few minutes for the EMTs to arrive too. Dr. Nikola Dragojlovic emphasizes learning CPR. Mac has resumed her studies without any hindrance.

Full Story / February 20, 2024

Heart attack survivor reunites with first responders, emphasizing 911 and CPR vitality

In honor of CPR and AED Week, a heartwarming story emerges as a heart attack survivor, Billy Savely Sr., reunites with the heroic first responders who rescued him. Mr. Savely experienced cardiac arrest on March 30, and his quick-thinking wife dialed 911. The Lafayette police department and Acadian Ambulance Services promptly arrived, administering CPR for nearly twenty minutes before transferring him to Lourdes Hospital. Deeply grateful, Savely acknowledged the importance of these first responders, emphasizing their vital role in saving his life. As they received certificates, Sergeant Wayne Griffin and Corporal Brandon Dugas expressed the significance of this reunion, marking a special day for all involved.

Full Story / June 2, 2023

Firefighter's saved man's life by CPR

On Feb 24, Matt and George saw a man suffering from cardiac arrest while they were playing pool. They started providing him CPR for about 8 minutes until the first responders arrived. Doctors said that the man would have died if they didn't provide CPR. Matt and George now urge that everyone should learn CPR.

Full Story / March 7, 2021