Save money with Rush ACLS
If you purchase multiple BLS, ACLS or PALS training courses, you automatically receive a discount that is applied to the total purchase price at checkout.
Take advantage of this feature if you will need multiple certifications in the future. You can purchase in advance and complete the tests based upon your individual renewal schedule. Your Rush ACLS courses won’t expire!
10% savings on the purchase of any 2 ACLS, PALS or BLS training courses.
15% savings on the purchase of any 3 PALS, BLS or ACLS training courses.
Our shopping cart will automatically include a discount for you.
When you purchase a course, everything is automatically included (there are no additional fees).
Free, next-day FEDEX shipping, if requested
Free digital ACLS, BLS or PALS eCard
3 online exam retake opportunities
Up-to-date online training material
Hard copy PALS, BLS or ACLS certificate
Responsive and professional customer support
30-day satisfaction guarantee with a full refund available
Also, you gain access to a personal “customer workroom.” In the customer workroom you can move freely through the course material at your own pace, take the exams, download your online provider eCard(s), keep track of past certifications, change your account information and more.
Based on AHA guidelines
The team at Rush ACLS is committed to staying up-to-date with the most recent 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
After you purchase the course, you are given immediate access to the online training material allowing you to study directly from your computer. You can also print out a copy of the curriculum if you would prefer.
All of the exams are multiple choice and 100% online. You must pass the exam with an 80% or greater. If you do not pass the first time, you are given two more attempts. You will be informed as to the questions you answered incorrectly.
No time limits
We impose no time limit on finishing your online PALS, BLS and ACLS classes. You can purchase all the classes you need today and complete the exams at your leisure. Furthermore, there are no time limits once you start the exam itself. You can take as much time as you need to complete the test once you begin. However, you will not be able to save your work and resume the exam at a later date.
Instant provider eCard
After you complete the test, you will be able to access a virtual copy of your ACLS, BLS or PALS certificate(eCard). You are given unlimited access to a virtual certificate(eCard) through the customer workroom. In case you lose your physical certificate, you can use this as proof of certification.
Hard copy certificate
Along with your ACLS, PALS or BLS instant provider eCard, we will ship you a hard-copy version of your certificate(eCard) in the mail using FedEx, if requested. You can keep this certificate in your wallet to use as proof of certification.
Free Federal Express shipping, upon request
Rush ACLS offers unprecedented, free FedEx shipping. Our competitors will charge you an additional $30.00 for next day shipping. This means that international shipping is also easy and free. The certificate is shipped only if it is requested.
Rush ACLS acceptance
Rush ACLS provides online PALS, ACLS and BLS training to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our courses are based on the latest AHA guidelines. Try our online courses risk free and find out what thousands of nurses and doctors just like you already know: online recertification is the fastest, easiest way to recertify!
Healthy living in New York
The team at Rush ACLS welcomes our New York ACLS, PALS and BLS certification customers to the section of the website that was developed to promote healthy living in New York. We understand that the best way to combat cardiovascular-related issues is to live a preventative lifestyle. This often means eating healthy and staying active. Below you can find a variety of basic and advanced tips for staying active and healthy in New York.
Approximately 4% of New Yorkers suffer from a heart attack. While not all heart attacks can be stopped, living a physically active life can help with prevention. Here are some ways that the residents of New York can maintain a physically active life.
New York City is a perfect place to take a walk. Instead of taking a Taxi or the Subway, you can opt to walk. Here is a list of pre-conceived urban hikes in the great city of New York. https://www.everytrail.com/best/city-walks-new-york-city
Upstate New York
Upstate New York is a beautiful place for a variety of different outdoor activities. You can hike, ride a bike or take a simple nature walk. Visiting upstate New York during presents some of the most breathtaking scenery in the country. Click on this site to discover more about the possibilities in upstate New York. https://www.adirondack.net/hiking/spring-hiking/
There are also plenty of small ways to improve your levels of daily physical activity.
Step off of the bus or subway one stop early and walk the rest of the way.
Take the stairs to your flat instead of taking the elevator.
Add 50% to the distance of your dog walk.
Take 5-minute breaks at work to walk around.
Plant and tend a garden.
A healthy diet is crucial to maintaining a healthy heart. As our New York BLS, PALS and ACLS certification customers will attest, eating a healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent cardiovascular-related complications. Here are some tips for healthy eating.
Reduce the amount of grains in your diet.
Increase the amount of lean protein that you eat. Lean protein can include chicken, fish, tofu and beans.
Stay away from processed and pre-packaged foods.
Eat your portions from smaller plates.
Drink 1% and skim milk.
Eat 1 egg every day.
Chop up some vegetables at the beginning of the week and eat those as snacks.
If you prefer to eat out and you live in New York City, this site can help you choose a restaurant that serves healthy food. https://www.timeout.com/newyork/restaurants/the-best-healthy-restaurants-in-nyc
You can also search out a Farmers’ Market in New York. Farmers market’s typically offer fresh, unprocessed food. You will also be supporting the local farmers.https://www.google.com/maps/search/farmers+markets+new+york
For the children
The rate of children that suffer from childhood obesity in New York is about 32%. It is important for parents and guardians to ensure that their children are getting enough physical activity. Below are some good activities for the whole family.
Atlantis Marine World Aquarium — 431 East Main Street, Long Island NY
Darien Lakes State Park — 10289 Harlow Rd, Darien Center, Greater Niagara, NY
he Bronx Zoo — 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY
Other New York activities — https://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/attractions/family-attractions
The American Heart Association name is owned by American Heart Association, Inc. Rush ACLS has no affiliation with American Heart Association.
Young woman's life saved by stranger's CPR heroics in NYC Theater District
A family's annual visit to New York City took a dramatic turn when a young woman, Brittany Williams, suffered cardiac arrest moments after sitting down for dinner in the Theater District. With no pulse for eight minutes, Williams survived thanks to the assistance of strangers. Eight years ago, Williams and Dr. Brandon Johnson found their fates entwined at Three Monkeys in the Theatre District. Williams was there with her family, while Johnson, an ophthalmologist at New York Retina Center, was meeting a friend. Johnson's quick response, performing CPR for eight minutes, and the arrival of EMS with an AED saved Williams. She was later diagnosed with Long QT syndrome and now advocates for CPR awareness and heart health.
Quick-thinking CPR instructor saves life during training session in New York
In the Town of Tonawanda, New York, an unexpected turn of events during a CPR training course unfolded as instructor Karen Mayfield swiftly shifted from teaching to applying life-saving techniques. Assemblyman Bill Conrad, a participant in the class, witnessed the dramatic episode. A man had briefly attended the session, left, and returned about 20 minutes later, seeking help for his unresponsive neighbor. Mayfield, displaying remarkable composure, rushed to the scene and performed CPR, while others ensured that 911 was called. Thanks to her swift actions, the woman's life was saved, underscoring the significance of CPR training.
This US hospital's spotify playlist could save lives
The New York Presbyterian Hospital recently released its own Spotify playlist to help in peforming CPR and chest compressions. The 47 songs in the list are believed to carry a beat of 100 to 120 beats per minute, the required number of chest compressions to be able to sustain the patient until paramedics arrive. The idea is to encourage bystanders to assist people who need CPR in times of emergency.
A heroic judge saves lives
City Court Judge Rory McMahon was the hero of the day. He was working out at the YMCA when suddenly, a man fell to the ground with no life signs. Being trained in CPR, Judge Rory sprung to the action, he saw the 60-year-old man unable to breathe and immediately began providing CPR assistance "I was working out. I was beating I felt like I was doing compressions for 10 minutes, it seemed like time stopped," said the judge. The defibrillator arrived and with the help of a retired police officer, he was able to shock the man back into consciousness. Paramedics arrived later to the scene to provide assistance.
Cop's save an electrified woman in the Bronx
Police Officers Mathew McGrath and Syed Shah where on patrol when they heard the pleas made by the subway station bystanders to help a woman that fell on the subway tracks, “I had a young man coming, running yelling, ‘Officer! Officer! Someone fell on the tracks. They are getting burned!’ ” said officer McGrath, when he arrived on the scene he saw Martina Pamplin laying unconscious without a pulse, with severe burns from the electric shock made by the tracks and with few minutes to spare, the 47th precinct cops started doing compressions thanks to their CPR training, that’s when EMS arrived just in time to see Martina regain her pulse, she is now interned in the Jacobi Hospital’s burn unit.
Victim of car accident saved by 2 citizens
Mark Gonzales along a retired NYPD officer helped a Midland Beach Car accident victim, Gonzales was visiting his parents and heard the accident, going to the scene and finding the man unconscious. He pulled the almost dead man out of his car by breaking the windows and opening the doors, the 2 men began doing CPR maneuvers until the paramedics took over, the courageous efforts of the 2 man gave the man a slight chance for salvation.
Teen saved by AED during little league game
John Cerato did not expect the Little League game to be a tragic affair, but good thing his CPR skills stopped the bad things from turning to worse. While buying ice cream for his kid, he heard a shout in the nearby batting cage. A 15-year-old teen was struck by a line drive on the chest and immediately collapsed in the middle of practice. Cerato was an off- duty cop and his quick thinking skills urged him to grab a defibrillator before approaching the victim. A doctor evaluated the teen and gave the signal to use the AED. Clearing the crowd, he shocked the boy’s chest and detected a pulse. After a few seconds, the boy stood up. He tried to talk, but he was delivered to a hospital for further care. He was able to thank his saviors before going.
Woman thanks strangers who saved husband
A man went to Pittsburgh on day to perform his musical composition. It was a resounding success. But when dinnertime came, the man suddenly fell to the floor, unconscious. Two anonymous individuals came to his aid and administered CPR on him until emergency responders took over. He was revived, but he was subjected to months of intensive care. His wife was with him all the time and she was adamant about his recovery. Eventually, he was able to go back to New York and do activities of daily living on his own again. He and his wife are very thankful to those who helped him, especially the strangers who immediately rushed to his aid.
Traffic situation turned life- saving action for NY cop
During a routine traffic stop, Sgt. Patrick Hildenbrand was shocked to know that the speeding car of Matthew Morgan was because of his unconscious son being rushed to the hospital. The boy suffered a seizure while riding with his dad, which prompted Matthew to speed for his child’s life. Hildenbrand immediately ushered the father and his boy in the police car and drove fast towards the hospital with sirens on. He conducted CPR while driving, knowing there is no time to lose to save the boy. The chest compressions worked on increasing the boy’s chances of survival until the medics provide assistance in the emergency room.