State acceptance in Minnesota
Physicians: We are accepted by the MN Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
CE Rule from Chapter 5605 5605.0300 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDIT. At least 75 hours of continuing medical education credit must be obtained in any cycle by attendance at continuing medical education activities designated by an accredited sponsor as Category 1 of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Continuing medical education sponsors must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or by a state medical society recognized by the ACCME as an intrastate accreditor of continuing medical education sponsors. Published Electronically: June 11, 2008
Nurses: We are accepted by the MN Board of Nursing
We are ANCC accredited and we are listed on the Minnesota Board of Nursing Internet Continuing Education Sites page at:
RN must participate in 24 contact hours of continuing education and an LPN must participate in 12 contact hours
Activities which may meet continuing education requirements Continuing education requirements may be fulfilled in one of three ways:
- obtain a current nursing specialty certificate
- participate in continuing education activities offered by providers of continuing education
- participate in certain professional activities
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the MN Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
6800.1500 CONTINUING EDUCATION. Subpart 1. Definitions. B. “Approved provider” means any association, corporation, educational institution, organization, group, or person who has been recognized by the Board of Pharmacy, in accordance with subpart 3, as having met its criteria indicative of the ability to provide quality continuing education programs or who has been recognized by the board as being approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for the provision of quality continuing education programs. Subp. 2. Minimum hours required for pharmacists; completed at least 30 hours of approved continuing education during the previous two-year period
Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in MN
Bloodborne Pathogen Training (Minnesota Department of Health) MDH does not accept online Bloodborne Pathogen Training from American Heart Association or Red Cross. These classes require additional site specific training that MDH cannot verify is being conducted. These classes are also not testing participants at the conclusion of the training. MDH wants to ensure all technicians are receiving the best educational experiences available to them, while keeping the safety of their consumers in mind.
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Winona Ambulance / 5370 W 2nd Street Suite 300 Winona, MN 55987
Prime Time Medical Training, LLC. / 5398 Northtown Drive N.E. Blaine, MN 55434
Central Lakes College / 5501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401
Lake Region Healthcare Corporation / 5712 S Cascade St Fergus Falls, MN 56537-2913
LifeCare Medical Center / 5715 Delmore Dr Roseau, MN 56751-1534
Total number of locations: 24. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.