Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) for in-hospital providers

Course format

If you're searching for "ACLS classes near me," you've come to the right place. Our online ACLS certification is offered in in-person group format and online/blended format. All our instructors hold current and valid ACLS instructor credentials. (Some customers require that our instructors additionally hold paramedic licensure; we can meet this requirement.) For required job training, take our online certification.

Skill testing

See our ACLS skills form here.

Your Pacific Medical Training certification eCard (ACLS card) is issued upon successful completion of the online course. Hard-copy certificate will be shipped if requested.

If your employer requires you to complete an in person skills test, please use the Pacific Medical Training skills test form that is available for you to print in your student workroom.

A certified authorized instructor such as a paramedic can complete your skills test. Please provide them with the Pacific Medical Training skills test form. The instructor will complete the form after you successfully complete the in person skills test. Please note that the instructor does not issue you a new eCard. Your Pacific Medical Training eCard was immediately issued to you once you completed the Pacific Medical Training online course. Hard-copy certificate will be shipped if requested. Email your completed skills test form with your instructor’s credential information to . If you are unable to locate an instructor, please contact us and we will see who is available in your area.

This skills check documentation process is significantly more stringent than American Heart Association, Red Cross and all our other competitors.

Course overview

Our course front matter includes the syllabus, complete accreditation statements and statements from all instructors and contributors.


This course is accredited for up to 8 hours of continuing medical education hours by AMA — American Medical Association, ANCC — American Nurses Credentialing Center, ADA CERP — American Dental Association, ACPE — Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. See full accreditation statements from these organizations in the course front matter above. See our accreditation letters and sample certificates on our accreditations page.

Scientific basis

This course is written based on scientific evidence. This Pacific Medical Training ACLS course is current with respect to the latest science guidelines for CPR and ECC. This science is compatible with Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation (HSF), European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

Additional review information

Additional information is available for organizations that are reviewing our course, just ask us.

  • Complete printout of study materials
  • Complete testing instruments with answer keys -- This is only available to accreditation organizations and government regulators that review our course.
  • Complimentary online course access
  • Resumes, CVs and all credentialing information for our instructors

Completion eCard

Sample of our course completion eCard (click to enlarge):



Students will also have a copy of their skills form (see information on the left).

Please verify the authenticity of our eCards by emailing us with the name and expiration date of the student.

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Contact us at +1 484-464-2882 or to schedule an in-person training for your group (minimum of 10 people). Or see our online sales page.

The American Heart Association name is owned by American Heart Association, Inc. Pacific Medical Training has no affiliation with American Heart Association.