Ohio Online ACLS Recertification

Up to 8 AMA credits each (see below)

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State acceptance in Ohio

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

CME Hours Required to Maintain an Ohio License To be eligible for renewal, you must have completed 100 CME hours. The CME program consists of two categories, Category 1 and Category 2. A minimum of 40 hours must be earned in Category 1 and a maximum of 60 hours may be earned in Category 2. You may earn all 100 CME hours in Category 1.

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

Select Continuing Education FAQ RNs and LPNs must complete twenty-four (24) contact hours of CE during each licensure period to renew a license

A CE activity approved or provided by a nationally recognized accreditation system of CE, for example, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),

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Pharmacists: We are accepted by the OH Board of Pharmacy

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) REPORTING REQUIREMENTS Updated 6-16-2016 Continuing Education: 6.0 CEUs (60 Hours) minimum, reported every three years, earned during the three years prior to license renewal • Any format (live, home study) is acceptable

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In-person training

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

Berger Health System / 600 N Pickaway St Circleville, OH 43113-2409

Children’s Hospital Medical Center / 3333 Burnet Ave - ML 12000 Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026

Cintas First Aid & Safety, Cincinnati / 690 East Crescentville Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45246

Total number of locations: 61. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.

To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.

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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.

Football coach stops for car accident

Assistant football coach George Woods was on his way to a game when he saw that there had been a car accident and stopped to see if there was anything he could do. He could see that a man had been pulled out of his vehicle and was not breathing. According to Woods, when he arrived someone else was doing CPR but they were doing it wrong. Woods took over and continued CPR until the paramedics arrived. The man has recovered and has been charged with driving under the influence.

Full story / September 13, 2016

Child saved by family and dispatch

Jocelynn Alexander, a 911 dispatcher for Butler County, recieved a call from a mother stating that she has found her 4-year-old drowning in a pool. Alexander explained how to do CPR to the family, step by step, as carefully as possible. Within minutes, Alexander could hear the child crying in background. The 4-year-old as since recovered from the incident.

Full story / September 14, 2016

Cops save 3 overdosed inmates with CPR

Three inmates were found almost dead at the Columbus penitentiary. It is believed the inmates were in the possession of drugs and became overdosed with the illicit substances. Guards managed to revive the 3 men thanks to CPR maneuvers and several doses of anti-overdose drugs. The guards are now performing a thorough investigation to avoid such thing happening again.

Full story / April 24, 2017

CPR Saved Life of Pickleball Player

Jeff Wilson was playing pickleball with his friend and generally felt okay while running around the court when, at the end of the game, he felt dizzy and suddenly collapsed. Thanks to the quick action of his playing partner Dave Rice, Jeff was saved from dying of heart attack. Dave laid Jeff flat on the floor and immediately performed CPR and spent four to five minutes doing chest compressions until paramedics arrived on the scene and hit the victim twice with a defibrillator. The victim later learned that his two main arteries were both blocked with plaque, one 100% blocked and the other 80%.

Full story / December 03, 2018