Alabama ACLS Certification Course

Alabama ACLS Certification Course

What Medical Providers Should Know About Alabama

Alabama is currently ranked among the least healthy states in the United States. The state currently has one of the highest rates of diabetes, obesity and smoking. The life expectancy is approximately 75 years, one of the lowest in the countries.

Alabama does have several factors that favor a healthier future. It has one of the lowest rates of binge drinking, and a high immunization coverage. Also the state provides high per capita public health funding compared to other states, showing that the government is committed to the health of its citizens.

Alabama has a strong commitment to public health. A recent initiative by the Public Health department added ECG machines to ambulances so that ECGs could be performed in route to the hospital.

EMTs and other medical providers who treat residents of the state are expected to have an active ACLS card by most Alabama medical employers. ACLS certification or renewal cards can be obtained at one of the class locations listed below or online from our website.

A surprising fact is that over 1.2 million people in the state are considered to be obese. This number increased by over 400,000 in the past 10 years. The rate of diabetes has also doubled in the past 10 years. Public health funding increased as well just in the past year to $116 per person. The rate of uninsured residents has increased to almost 16 percent  in the past decade.

Alabama is ranked 46/50 by for the healthiest states in America for 2011. Public health professionals in the state are raising awareness about the dangers of unhealthy eating and smoking through commercials and school programs.

Policies that restrict smoking in public places are expected to help reduce the rate of smoking. Studies in Colorado and Montana have shown that restricting public smoking has led to reduced heart attack rates.

FAQs about Alabama ACLS

Is your ACLS course accepted in Alabama?

Yes, our courses are accepted throughout the state.

Do you offer free shipping for my ACLS card to Alabama?

We will ship your card and continuing education certificate with free shipping. It will arrive in approximately 7 to 10 business days.

Do you have a local ACLS training center in Alabama?

Our program is 100% online and therefore we do not have any local training centers. You can complete your ACLS from your home computer in several hours with our course.

Is your online Alabama ACLS course accepted most places?

Yes our program is accepted throughout the United States and Internationally as well.

Alabama ACLS Class Locations

Atmore Ambulance 212 N. Main St
Atmore, AL 36502-2445
Flowers Hospital 4370 W Main St Attn: Receiving
Dothan, AL 36305-1056
ext 1950
Wallace State Community College 801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-5462
Jackson Emergency Transport Service 210 S Kimball Ave
Jackson, AL 36545
Training USA 2808 Southside Drive
Tuscaloosa, Al 35401
Tuskegee Area Health Education Center 2400 Hospital Rd Bldg 68-2 CAVHCS - Tuskegee Campus
Tuskegee, AL 36083-5001
ext 3586
University Of Al-birmingham 619 19th Street South, OHB 251
Birmingham, AL 35249-7013
Athens-Limestone Hospital Home Health 700 W Market St Licensed Beds 101
Athens, AL 35611-2457
University of South Alabama EMS 2002 Old Bay Front Dr
Mobile, AL 36615-1427
Bevill State College 101 State St
Sumiton, AL 35148-4121
ext 5546
Calhoun Community College Shipping
Tanner, AL 35671-4028
Lurleen B Wallace Comm College 1000 Dannelly Blvd
Andalusia, AL 36420
Huntsville Hospital 101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801-4421
Northeast Alabama State Comm College 138 Highway 35 West
Rainsville, AL 35986-0159
Cullman EMS 601 2nd Ave SW
Cullman, AL 35055-4218
East Alabama Medical Center 2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801-5452
Wallace Community College - Dothan 1141 Wallace Dr
Dothan, AL 36303-0943
Mobile County EMS 7921 Tanner Williams Rd Ste C
Mobile, AL 36608-8303
EMS Training Center 11432 Mount Vernon Dr
Duncanville, AL 35456-2220
Birmingham Regional EMS System 1114 16th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205-4714
ext 3
Southeast Community Training Center 611 Jones Rd Attn: William Gainey
Newton, AL 36352
Emergency Medical Training and Supply 171 Montclair Loop
Daphne, AL 36526
Cintas First Aid & Safety, Birmingham 602 Cahaba Valley Circle
Pelham, AL 35124
Safety and Health Solutions - Birmingham 612 32nd St South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Safety and Health Solutions - Mobile 3750 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL 36608

About Alabama

Alabama became a territory in 1817 and became the 22nd state to join the United States in 1817. The present Constitution of the United States was not adopted by Alabama until 1901. The state capital of Alabama is Montgomery, which is located in the south eastern portion of the state. The population of Alabama is 4,779,736 (2010 Census). The largest city is Birmingham which is located in the north central portion of the state.

The population of Birmingham alone is 212,237. Alabama is 50,744 sq miles in size and its geography ranges from mountains in the north to gulf coast and sandy beaches in the south. In between is swamp, forest, and farm land. The state flower is the Camellia. The state bird is the Yellowhammer. Many locals in Alabama, as well as other southern states will say that the state insect is the mosquito, but in fact, the state insect for Alabama is the Monarch Butterfly.

The state motto of Alabama is "We Dare Defend Our Rights" which speaks strongly of Alabama's influence as a Confederate state during the Civil War. In fact, the Confederate flag was first flown in Alabama after its design and creation there in 1861. The nineteenth century was a great time of expansion and industrialization for the state. There is a great deal of Indian, Civil War, and Civil Rights history in Alabama. Alabama is steeped in history of all kinds, continuing to more recent years and events. Well known figures in history that are a part of Alabama's history include Helen Keller, Hank Aaron, Rosa Parks, Hank Williams, and more.

Alabama is also well known for its contributions to space science. Huntsville, located in the north eastern portion of the state is the location of a U.S. Space and Rocket Center which features a wide variety of programs and museums for space and aviation lovers. Alabama was influential in building the crafts used for the Apollo missions, and Huntsville is home to the Saturn V rocket which has been restored back to its Apollo era splendor.

We provide online ACLS certification and recertification classes to the following major Alabama cities and others:

Alabama Medical and Public Health Resources