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

Take advantage of huge discount offer when you purchase multiple PALS, BLS or ACLS training courses. Discount will be automatically applied at Checkout.

Invest in this feature if you need multiple certifications. You can even make the purchase in advance and take the tests at your own leisure since the Rush ACLS courses don’t expire.

All inclusive

Purchasing a course will include all of these with no extra charges.

We will also grant you access to a personal “customer workroom” which will act as a virtual classroom. This is where you can do several things at your own pace such as learn the course material, complete the exams, download you online provider eCard(s), and change your account information. You can also keep track of past certifications in the customer workroom.

Based on AHA guidelines

The Rush ACLS team is dedicated to providing the newest emergency medical practices. We update our online BLS, PALS, and ACLS classes on a regular basis. Our ACLS, PALS & BLS courses follow 2020 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Study online or print

You will have access to the online training material immediately after you make the purchase. This lets you study directly from your computer or copy of the curriculum — whichever you prefer.

Online exam

All exams are multiple choice and 100% online. You must achieve a score of 80% or greater to pass the test. If you did not pass the first time, you will get feedback on the incorrectly answered questions and you will have two more attempts to get the passing grade.

No time limits

When it comes to finishing your online BLS, PALS and ACLS classes, there is no time limit imposed. You can buy all the courses you need today and complete the tests anytime you want. Moreover, during the exam itself, you can take as much time as you need in completing the test once you begin. You are, however, not allowed to save your unfinished work and finish the test at a later date.

Instant provider eCard

After you have completed the exam, you will have unlimited access to a virtual copy of your PALS, ACLS or BLS certificate(eCard) which will be available from the customer workroom. The virtual certificate(eCard) can also act as proof of certification if you don’t have your physical certificate with you.

Hard copy certificate

In addition to your BLS, PALS or ACLS eCard, we will also send you a hard-copy version of your eCard(certificate) in the mail via FedEx, if requested. This certificate is to be used as your proof of certification so keep it in your wallet always.

Free Federal Express shipping, upon request

While our competitors charge an additional fee of $30.00 for next-day shipping, Rush ACLS provides the same service for free using FedEx, if requested. This means that we also provide easy and free international shipping.

Rush ACLS acceptance

Rush ACLS offers customers across the United States online BLS, PALS and ACLS training. Our training is also available for customers internationally. We based our courses on the most recent guidelines of AHA. Thousands of doctors and other medical professionals are saying that the best and easiest way to recertify is through online recertification so go ahead and purchase our online courses today!

Staying healthy in Minnesota

Welcome to the section of our site that we built to help promote healthy living in the state of Minnesota. We desire that our Minnesota PALS, BLS and ACLS certification customers would use this page as a health resource. Please read on to find out how a resident of Minnesota can lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Active living

One of the best ways to combat obesity is to be more active in your daily life. Here are some things that the residents of Minnesota can do to stay physically active and healthy.

Downhill skiing

If you think there’s no fun in the snow then you’re wrong. While it’s a great excuse for staying indoors and tucked in bed the whole day, it’s also an excuse to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. You can try downhill skiing in Minnesota. Not only this allows you to enjoy beautiful sceneries during winter, downhill skiing also allows you to get a good exercise. You will find many downhill ski sites that also offer on-site lodging. If you haven’t had enough for one day, you can always extend your day for another day or two. You will be strengthening several muscle groups when doing this fun activity.


Minnesota also doesn’t lack biking trails for your biking needs depending on your abilities. Some bike trails are along old railroad beds which allow you to cruise along secluded, scenic areas. Biking is a fun outdoor activity that you can do when you’re alone or with your family and friends. It’s also a good exercise that people of all ages can benefit from. If you want a more challenging spin on the bike, there are also many mountain bike trails you can find across Minnesota. Biking on a regular basis will greatly improve your cardiovascular fitness. And if you’re feeling a bit down or depressed, just get on a bike and spin around the town for a sightseeing. Biking is a popularly known to lighten up one’s mood and reduce anxiety and depression.

Healthy diet

Maintaining a proper diet is crucial to preventing cardiovascular-related emergencies like heart attacks and cardiac arrests. We included this section to provide our Minnesota ACLS, PALS and BLS certification customers with some resources to maintaining a healthy diet in in Minnesota.

Click on the following website to find out more about healthy eating in Minnesota.

For the children

Obesity is becoming an epidemic among the children of America. The team at Rush ACLS wants to help the children of Minnesota by offering some suggestions for physical activities for the whole family.

Cosmo Park Zoo and Conservatory — 1225 Estabrook Dr St. Paul, MN

Jaycees Skatepark — 1700 Pine Street, Brainerd, MN

Bunker Beach — Coon Rapids, MN

Cobblestone Park — Apple Valley MN

Other activities of kids —

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

Child slips under water trampoline

A 3-year-old and his family were at Lake Alexander in Minnesotaplaying with a water trampoline when suddenly the boy went under the water. He was found under water under the water trampoline and was immediately given CPR by his family members. He was taken to Twin Cities Children's Hospital and will make a full recovery.

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YMCA staff save duluth man's life

Ron Elfrink was playing basketball at the YMCA as he does regularly when he suddenly collapsed. Staff members Jon Reimer, Carley Amys-Roe and Kim Martin began CPR and administered shocks using an AED. First aid responders then arrived on scene and took Elfrink to the hospital. Within two weeks of the incident, Elfrink stopped by the YMCA to thank those who helped him.

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CPR instructor and student save man's life outside red cross building

A man shoveling snow outside the Red Cross building where CPR classes were taking place decided to enter the building to take a break when he went into cardiac arrest. Course instructor Jennifer Brandt noticed and immediately took action with the help of one of her students. Paramedics responded shortly after. The man survived the episode thanks to the quick response time of about 30 seconds, said paramedics.

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Coach saves student with CPR

Rick Peterson was out with his cross country team training. He saw one of the runner's waving for help and saw that Nevin Sagstetter, a 16-year-old runner was short of breath and then stopped breathing altogether. Peterson began CPR right away and another coach called emergency services. Peterson had previously worked as a paramedic and knew just what to do. Due to his quick response, Sagstetter survived and has recovered.

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Fitness trainer saves gym client

Despite his primary job is to help clients lose weight, Chris Ransom knew he had to do something when a client, Bill Richardson, lost consciousness at the gym. When he ordered him to lie face down, Richardson stopped moving. The trainer knew something was wrong and when he flipped him over, he had already stopped breathing and had turned blue. Ransom did the best he could to do chest compressions. Someone called 911 and the paramedics arrived shortly after. The victim was suffering from two block arteries, but he was already breathing again before being taken to the hospital. Ransom was hailed a local hero and urged employees to learn CPR.

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