State acceptance in New York
Physicians: NY state does not have CME requirements for physicians. Your hospital may be pleased to know that our ACLS, BLS, and PALS courses are AMA accredited.
CME is not required in NY
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the NY Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
§6827. Mandatory continuing education. During each triennial registration period an applicant for registration shall complete a minimum of forty-five hours of acceptable formal continuing education, as specified in subdivision four of this section, provided that no more than twenty-two hours of such continuing education shall consist of self-study courses.
Who are approved providers? There are three types of approved sponsors (providers): Sponsors approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) or by an equivalent organization that the State Board of Pharmacy determines to have equivalent standards
EMS workers: Our courses count in NY as acceptable CME
In order to be admitted to the State final practical skills examination all CFR, EMT and/or Advanced EMT students must pass CPR testing based on the criteria published in the American Heart Association’s “Guidelines 2016 for CPR and ECC”. Testing must include adult and infant obstructed airway procedures, adult 1 and 2 rescuer CPR, child and infant CPR. All documentation pertaining to CPR must become apart of the student files. The course sponsor may use CPR educational materials from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, National Safety Council or other equivalent educational material which meets the latest AHA Guidelines 2016.
All child day care programs must have at least one (1) staff person, who holds a valid certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, on the premises of the child care program during the program’s operating hours.
CPR and First Aid certificates must be appropriate to the ages of the children in care.
The staff person(s) who holds the valid certification in CPR and First Aid must have their certification on file and available for review during their working hours at the program.
A limited number of training slots in CPR and First Aid are available at no cost to child day care staff and caregivers. https://www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu/become-cpr-fa-trainer.aspx
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Upstate NY Life Support Training / 51250 Scottsville Rd Suite 1 Rochester, NY 14624
Massena Memorial Hospital / 51 Hospital Dr Massena, NY 13662-1056
Mercy Flight / 5100 Amherst Villa Road Buffalo, NY 14225
EMSTAR / 51058 West Church Street Elmira, NY 14905
Alice Hyde Medical Ctr / 5133 Park Street, PO Box 729 Malone, NY 12953
Total number of locations: 95.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.