These courses offer up to 8 CME/CE credits (including AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™) per course and are certified by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Getting your PALS, BLS and ACLS recertification or certification card is remarkably simple with our courses.
Just follow these steps to begin your training. Don't worry, we walk you through every step once you sign up.
Once you have passed the test, you will immediately be able to download an instant provider card. We will also mail you a physical card within one business day. Can't wait for your certification or BLS renewal? Pennsylvania medical professionals we've got you covered. For those of you in an extreme hurry, we also offer next-day shipping for your hard copy provider card at an additional cost.
Health indicators reported from state and national health agencies are summarized below as they pertain to medical professionals who are required to carry a Pennsylvania PALS, ACLS or BLS.
Medical professionals in PA must be prepared to handle any number of medical emergencies. Pennsylvania adults have the highest rate of obesity when compared to the other states in the Northeastern Region. The obesity rate is twenty-nine point two percent (29.2%). Pennsylvania also has the highest rate of adults who smoke in the region at eighteen point four percent (18.4%). The Northeastern regional average is fifteen point eight five percent (15.85%). With an ACLS certification, Pennsylvania medical professionals are qualified and ready to assist people who have health problems or emergencies associated with these conditions.
Finally, Pennsylvania has the second highest rate of heart attacks (Maine has the highest) with four point seven percent (4.7%) of adults having had a heart attack. By getting their BLS renewal, Pennsylvania emergency responders and other medical staff are ready to meet heart related emergencies when they occur. In addition, for emergency situations involving children, it is important to get one's PALS recertification. Pennsylvania residents rely on qualified emergency personnel responding to the emergency medical needs of their family. See also our tongue-in-cheek heart attack quiz. I'm sure you are busy working hard in a hospital somewhere, hopefully this cheers you up!
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation launched two contests to raise awareness for cardiac arrest. The first honors people who have helped to save the lives of heart attack victims. The second is designed to encourage people to make videos that help raise awareness for cardiac arrest and AEDs.
Police fire at home invasion in Tioga-Nicetown
Two suspects broke into a home of 3700 N. 16th st, phila Men were armed with guns and also wore masks. Shots were fired. One suspect was captured and the other fled the scene. The woman of the home was injured in the arm, but is in stable condition.
A Bucks County 911 dispatcher saved two citizens (an 18 year old and 80 year old). He was able to successfully coach people on the scene through Basic Life Support (BLS) procedure and CPR.