Accredited ACLS/ BLS/ PALS Training Online

Up to 8 AMA CME/CE credits each

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10% off with 2 courses, 15% off with 3

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10% multiple course discount is applied, add one more course for the 15% discount

15% multiple course discount is applied

How it works


All study materials based on the latest American Heart Association guidelines are included, you have choice to read it online or print it. We also include a skills test sheet (optional).

Pass the exam

The test is multiple-choice format and covers patient scenarios and general course knowledge. The test has no time limit and there's no hassle of working around a classroom schedule.


You will receive your provider eCard after passing the online exam. If requested, we send a printed copy of your certificate the next day after you pass your exam.

Save money with Rush ACLS

If you decide to purchase multiple ACLS, BLS or PALS training courses, you’ll be receiving a discount that will be applied to the total purchase price.

Rush ACLS courses don’t expire so you can make the purchase today and take the exams whenever you’re ready. This is a great offer because you might need more than one certification in the future.

All inclusive

All these are included in the course you will purchase (for free).

You will also be given access to a personal “customer workroom” where you can study the course material from. This is where you can also take the tests, download your online provider eCard(s), change your account information, keep track of past certifications, and many more.

Based on AHA guidelines

The group behind Rush ACLS is committed to being up-to-date with the latest emergency medical practices. Our ACLS, PALS & BLS courses follow 2020 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC. Our online classes are based on the latest AHA guidelines and are updated regularly.

Study online or print

When purchase is complete, we will immediately grant you access to the online training material. You can study the material on your computer or print out a copy of the curriculum.

No time limits

There will be no time limit on completing your online ACLS, BLS and PALS classes. You can get the classes you need in advance and finish the exams at your own schedule. Take as much time as you need once you start answering the exam. However, you won’t be able to save the test unfinished and then resume your work on another day.

Instant provider eCard

After completing the exam, you can now access a virtual copy of your ACLS, PALS or BLS certificate(eCard). You’ll have unlimited access to the virtual certificate(eCard) through the customer workroom. Use this virtual certificate(eCard) as proof of certification if ever you lose your physical certificate.

Hard copy certificate

Besides the ACLS, BLS or PALS instant provider eCard, we will also mail you a hard copy version of the eCard(certificate) via FedEx, if requested. The certificate will serve as proof of certification so keep it in your wallet.

Free Federal Express shipping, if requested.

Our competitors charge an additional fee of $30.00 for next-day shipping. Rush ACLS, however, provides unprecedented free FedEx shipping, if hard-copy certificate is requested. This means that we also offer free international shipping.

Rush ACLS acceptance

Rush ACLS online BLS, ACLS and PALS training courses are available across the United States and internationally. All our courses are designed around the latest AHA guidelines. Try our online courses so you can know for yourself what other medical professionals like you already know — that online recertification is the most hassle-free way to recertify!

Staying healthy in Iowa

Welcome to the page that we developed to help promote healthy living in the state of Iowa. As our Iowa ACLS, PALS and BLS certification customers understand, the best method to prevent cardiovascular-related emergencies is to lead a healthy lifestyle.

On this page, you will find some great tips and suggestions to staying active and healthy in the state of Iowa.

Active living

Although not every heart disease case is preventable, you can go a long way in lowering your chances by leading a physically active lifestyle. Experts recommend about 20–30 minutes of daily physical activity.

Here are some good activities in the state of Iowa that will help you become more active.

Daily routine change

A great way to increase your daily physical activity is to change some of your small daily habits.

State parks

Visiting Iowa’s state parks will present many kinds of physical activities that you can take part in. Iowa has beautiful state parks that will allow you to enjoy its breathtaking sceneries and exercise your mind as well. If you go to one of Iowa’s state parks, you can choose to participate in different activities such as hiking, biking, camping, and many more. You will also have a variety of trails to choose from whether you want a relaxed journey or a more intense one. You will be doing your body a favor and will be burning calories if you participate in one of these physical activities. These activities can also help in preventing heart attack and other heart diseases.

Eating healthy

As our Iowa PALS, BLS and ACLS certification customers know, healthy eating habits are just as important as physical activity when it comes to the prevention of cardiovascular-related emergencies.

Here is a great website developed to help the residents of Iowa live and eat healthy.

Supporting your local farmer’s market is a great way to shop for healthy food and support local farmers. Here is a website that will help you find a farmers market in Iowa.

For the children

The childhood obesity rate in Iowa is 26.50%. Unfortunately, childhood obesity often leads to adult obesity which can lead to a variety of heart-related health issues. Here are some activities to do with the whole family in Iowa.

Lacey Keosauqua State Park — Keosauqua, IA

Centennial Park Skate Park — 411 West River Drive, Davenport, IA

Family Museum — 2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf, IA

Arnolds Park — Hwy 71 & Lake Street Arnolds Park, IA

Other kids activities —

The American Heart Association name is owned by American Heart Association, Inc. Rush ACLS has no affiliation with American Heart Association.

The American Heart Association name is owned by American Heart Association, Inc. Rush ACLS has no affiliation with American Heart Association.

Medical news

Terrapins superfan survives cardiac arrest at game, promises to support heart health initiatives

Stan Goldstein, a dedicated University of Maryland Terrapins basketball fan for over five decades, recently experienced a life-threatening cardiac arrest during a game in Iowa City. As the halftime buzzer sounded, Stan suddenly lost consciousness, collapsing in his seat. Quick-thinking EMTs and an automated external defibrillator (AED) saved his life, reviving him twice. After surgery to implant a cardioverter defibrillator, Stan embarked on a cardiac rehab program and received heartwarming support from well-wishers, including the Terps basketball community. Grateful for his second chance, he plans to attend every game this season, even returning to Iowa City to thank those who saved him and donating AEDs to the University of Iowa.

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Determined daughter's CPR saves father's life after heart attack

In August, a Moline resident is on the mend thanks to his daughter's life-saving CPR skills. Joe Hammond and his daughter Erin were frequent exercise partners. During a post-morning run rest, Joe experienced a sudden heart attack and collapsed. Erin, who had recently completed an online CPR course for her personal trainer certification, leaped into action. With guidance from a 911 dispatcher, she administered chest compressions until help arrived. Joe underwent a successful quadruple bypass surgery and Trinity's Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program, and is now on the path to recovery. Erin and Joe, now closer than ever, have resumed their walks together, cherishing the moments with gratitude.

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