Frequently Asked Questions
ACLS is an acronym for Advanced Cardiac Life Support, a series of protocols and clinical interventions that are used to manage life threatening medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest or other emergencies. We train health providers and professionals in the latest approved ACLS protocols and clinical interventions.
Yes, immediately upon passing the final you will be sent a printable PDF certification card. You will also receive a hard copy ACLS certification card in the mail. Both certification cards will have your name, the date you passed the exam, our instructor's name and medical license information, and the date that your ACLS certification expires.Can I certify for the first time with this online ACLS course?
Yes, our course can be taken for initial ACLS certification. Our course is intended for anyone that requires ACLS certification. You do not need any prior knowledge of ACLS topics in order to become certified with our course. Our course and exam were created by certified physicians. The training material covers all of the major topics of ACLS certification, and we offer you unlimited free exam retakes as well.
Yes, our course can be taken for ACLS recertification. Medical providers and others who have obtained ACLS certification in the past may recertify with our online ACLS training program. We offer an up-to-date study guide authored by AHA certified physicians and an extensive database of practice exams for those who would like to review any ACLS topics before taking the exam.
Is there a rush delivery ACLS certification option?
Yes, you will immediately receive a digital printable ACLS certification card with your name via email once you pass the exam. You may obtain your instantaneous digital ACLS certification card 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you select regular shipping, your hard copy card will arrive between 2-5 business days from the day you pass the ACLS exam. If you select next day shipping your card will arrive in 1 business day after you pass the ACLS exam.
Your certification will remain active for 2 calendar years from the day that you pass the exam.
Yes, you will receive 8 continuing education credits for certification and 4 continuing education credits for recertification.
Yes, you have 60 days to try our course risk free. If for any reason you are not satisfied with our course, you may obtain a full refund as long as you request one before you attempt the ACLS exam.
If you have purchased our course and you wish to request a refund for your course, please Contact Us and we will assist you with the refund process.
Exam results are instantaneous and will show which questions you missed and answered correctly. You will also receive an email with your full results when you pass the final exam.
The ACLS exam has no time limit, so you can take as much time as you need on the exam. You may also print the exam, take it, and later input your answers online.
The exam may be retaken as many times as you wish in the case that you do not pass on your first attempt. You will receive information on which questions you missed on your first attempt so that you can study those sections.
All of our training materials are online including our comprehensive study guide and unlimited unique practice exams. We do not require the purchase of any extra manuals or supplementary material in order for you to study and prepare for the exam.
We do not have a clinical skills testing portion, and our course is 100% online. If your place of employment or organization requires a clinical skills test, you may still sign up for our course. We will give you directions on how to obtain credit for your clinical skills test at your employer or at a local organization.
Yes, our organization is fully accredited by the National Board for Emergency Continuing Medical Education. Anyone who completes our course is eligible for 8 continuing education units for ACLS certification and 4 continuing education units for ACLS recertification.
Yes, our course is compatible with both Macintosh and PC computers as well as tablet PCs and every major smartphone.
Just Contact Us and we will mail you a replacement card at no extra cost.
Yes, our course material is based on the most current ACLS guidelines which were last updated in 2010.
Check our Contact Us page for contact information.Is there a course expiration date?
No, there is no course expiration; you may take your ACLS exam at any time in the future.Can I access study material even after I pass my exam?
Yes, you are free to access the study guide anytime, even after you pass the final ACLS exam.