Upon successful completion of all exams, you will receive an instant digital certificate. You will also be mailed a hard copy certification card that you should receive in the mail within 5-7 business days. All certification cards are endorsed by NHCPS. All of our courses are designed by Board Certified Physicians according to the latest AHA published guidelines. Currently, the AHA does not accredit any specific online certification provider, however we successfully certify hundreds of health care professionals like yourself every day.
Yes. Our course is designed for anyone who requires ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR Certification, and can be taken to achieve your initial certification. Our course was designed entirely by practicing Board Certified Physicians. Available training material covers all necessary topics, algorithms are provided free of charge, and you are granted unlimited exam retakes.
Yes. Our course offers the most up-to-date study materials and exams, always in accordance with the latest AHA 2015 published standards and guidelines. Our course and exams were designed by Board Certified Physicians, and are updated regularly to maintain said compliance.
No. You are able to obtain your ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or CPR certification or recertification whether you are a first time applicant, or have allowed your certification to expire.
Yes. As soon as you pass the exam, you will be granted instant access to a digital provider card. You can use this digital copy while waiting for your physical provider card that we will mail to you.
Please allow 5-7 business days, depending on your location, to receive your card.
Your certification expires two calendar years from the date you successfully completed the course.
In order to complete either course, you will need a working email address, home address, telephone number and credit card for online payment.
You will have the results of your exam immediately following submission of your exam. If you achieved a passing score, you will also receive a digital copy of your certification immediately, and your hard copy will be mailed the next business day.
Your Digital Certification Card will be available immediately after successfully passing an exam. In your user account, above your test results will be a Certification Card and CME Certificate Links. You have the option to either print or download your card and certificate.
No, there is no time limit applied to the exams. You can take the test at any time, anywhere - at your own pace and time. You don't have to worry about your progress since our courses are designed to save your answers and progress automatically.
If you achieve a passing score on the exam, test results are shown within your account and you will be given access to your digital copy of your certification. Test results are also sent to your email. The hardcopy of your certification will arrive by mail shortly after.
If you do not achieve a passing score on the exam, you will be able to reset the test. After this you will have immediate access to retake the exam. Exam retakes are unlimited until successful completion, at no additional charge.
Yes. You are allowed unlimited exam retakes at no extra charge in the event that you do not pass an exam.
All of our exams are completely web-based. We do not require an onsite clinical skills check. We have recently added our new Clinical Skills Video Series that is accessible within your account. These Clinical Skills videos demonstrate in detail the correct procedures that would be covered at the onsite clinical skills check.
Yes. Our ACLS, BLS, and PALS courses are eligible for AMA Category 1 Credits™ and our CPR course is eligible for AMA category 2 CME. The American Emergency Medical Advisory Association (AEMAA) and the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM), both accredited, online medical certification regulatory organizations, have completed a full evaluation of NHCPS's Courses. Our ACLS, PALS and BLS Certification and Recertification training courses have been fully approved and are accredited by PIM for AMA Category 1 Credits™.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has determined our ACLS and PALS Certification Courses to be worth up to 8 CME AMA Category 1 Credits™, and our BLS Certification Course up to 4 credits. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has determined our ACLS and PALS Recertification Courses to be worth up to 4 CME Credits, and our BLS Recertification Course up to 2 CME credits.
The AEMAA has determined our CPR Certification Course to be worth up to 6 CME Category 2 Credits.
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