Accredited, online ACLS training in Minnesota

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 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

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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:

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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:

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

6800.1500 Continuingeducation. 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

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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.


Pediatric CPR training must be completed prior to having unsupervised direct contact with a child, but not to exceed the first 90 days of employment. (b) Pediatric CPR training must be provided by an individual approved to provide pediatric CPR instruction. (c) The pediatric CPR training must: (1) cover CPR techniques for infants and children and the treatment of obstructed airways; (2) include instruction, hands-on practice, and an in-person, observed skills assessment under the direct supervision of a CPR instructor; and (3) be developed by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, or another organization that uses nationally recognized, evidence-based guidelines for CPR. (d) Pediatric CPR training must be repeated at least once every second calendar year. (e) Pediatric CPR training in this subdivision must not be used to meet in-service training requirements under subdivision 7. Childcare centers must have at least 1 staff at all times trained in CPR In Home Daycares all staff are required to have CPR every 2 years

In-person training

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

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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.

10-year-old suffered from cardiac arrest

The police were informed that a 10-year-old boy went unconscious and was not breathing. When the officer arrived the hotel custodian was performing CPR on the boy. The officer called paramedics and started performing CPR. The medics arrived and confirmed that the boy was in cardiac arrest, and worked to get the pulse back. The boy gained pulse and was then transported to the hospital.

Full Story / June 2, 2021

Wrestler revived by AED and CPR

In the first period, Becker felt that something was off and that his body was not corresponding with his mind. He walked towards the mat and collapsed there. People rolled him over, he had already turned purple and was not breathing. He was pulseless for around 5 minutes and was not breathing at all. His heart started pumping again as the medical team performed CPR and used an AED machine.

Full Story / March 1, 2020

Man saved a two-year-old after a crash

A truck hit a few cars in Coon Rapids. Heidmann was also the part of the crash but wasn't hit so he jumped into action and went to see a child's father who was asking for help. He knew how to perform CPR so he instantly provided CPR and rescue breathing to the child until the paramedics arrived. The child was then taken to the hospital.

Full Story / December 2, 2019

Three people saved life

While swimming in the pool, Cody Runyan noticed a child lying at the bottom of the pool. He quickly responded and swam down to the child to grab him out of the pool, one boy also notice Cody and help him right away to save the victim. after they safely put the victim out of the pool, another rescuer Desiree Pasko, began doing the CPR to save the victim, after doing the CPR the victim response and his cough and vomit is a sign that the victim is safe from danger. To learn more about rescue breathing for infant check out our Basic Life Support course.

Full Story / June 4, 2018

ResQCPR system saves life

Roger Keller had a history of heart disease, but it was all thanks to a new system that he managed to tell his story. It all happened when he was being transported to a medical center that Keller’s heart stopped beating. The firefighters in charge proceeded to administer CPR with a new system called ResQCPR. The main objective of the device is to help in doing chest compressions, it looks like a suction cup that attaches to a patient’s chest and helps regulate the rhythm of the compressions that are being done. This new system helped Roger Keller avoid further neurological damage and its proven to increase overall survival rates.

Full Story / September 21, 2016

Philando castile shooting

"Around 9 p.m. Castile, his sweetheart, Jewel Reynolds, and Reynolds 4-year-old little girl were driving when they were pulled over. In a Facebook Live video posted by Reynolds, from the record of Lavisha Reynolds, she said police pulled them over because of a broken front lamp.Several witnesses saw the aftermath, including Falcon Heights resident Katherine Bleth. Bleth had quite recently arrived home Wednesday night when she says at around 9:10 p.m., she saw a few officers over the road on Larpenteur Boulevard clustering around a man resting. She would later discover the man was Philando Castile. She also saw a police officer giving CPR to Castile but she never saw move. He died as a result of the gunshot wounds."

Full Story / July 6, 2016

Policeman saves spectator at basketball game

Officer Dan Metcalf was off duty, about to ref a high school basketball game, when a spectator collapsed in the stands. With help from others, the woman was taken off the stands and Metcalf performed CPR and used an AED to get her breathing again. The woman was rushed to the hospital and made a full recovery. Since, Metcalf was honored for his quick thinking and actions.

Full Story / March 3, 2016