DET provides three America Health Association (AHA) courses for certification and recertification.
The objectives of the AHA Courses are to provide participants competency in:
- Recognizing and managing peri-arrest conditions
- Managing cardiac arrest
- Identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and ACS, and stroke
ACLS Initial and Recertification Courses/ ACLS EP Courses
If you register for this course– You Must Complete the 2- step Certification/Recertification process: There will be NO refunds for activated online course keys that you do not use.
If you are also due for BLS recertification, you must register for and complete the online BLS course separately. Bring both online course certificates to your ACLS skills test.
ACLS courses take place BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
BLS Initial and Recertification Classes
BLS courses are open to ZSFG/DPH and UCSF at ZSFG staff, free of cost to the employee.
If you register for this course– You Must Complete the 2- step Certification/Recertification process:
If you activate an online course key that you have been issued and fail to complete the process with DET @ ZSFG, you will be charged for the online course key you were issued. ($29.00)
PALS Initial and Recertification Classes
If you are also due for BLS recertification, you must register for and complete the online BLS course separately. Bring both online course certificates to your PALS skills test.
PALS courses take place on a drop-in basis from 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
We recommend that you explore the OnlineAHA.org website to familiarize yourself with the online courses before registering. There will be NO REFUNDS for activated course keys, regardless of the reason for not being able to complete the online course.
Anyone who activates an online course key but does not complete the course and the live skills check, as part of the recertification process, will be responsible for the cost of the unused course key.
Refunds WILL be given for courses or skills sessions canceled by DET.
Registration for Skills Verification testing closes one week prior to event date.
Please note: OnlineAHA.org recommends using the Google Chrome browser to maximize your eLearning experience.
DET can provide replacement of your lost AHA Provider card. You MUST FIRST make the request to the ZSFG Training Center Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In accordance with ZSFG policy, replacement cards cost $15.
Use this link to purchase a replacement card.