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.

ACLS Certification DOES NOT include BLS certification.  Register separately for BLS.

ACLS courses take place BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Click on the Date to Register for

e-Learning- AHA HeartCode ACLS skills testing.

Classroom Courses (posted when available)

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.

Download Tips for Completing BLS Online Portion

Click on the Date to Register

e-Learning- AHA HeartCode BLS skills testing.

PALS Initial and Recertification Classes

PALS Certification DOES NOT include BLS certification.  Register separately for BLS.

PALS courses take place on a drop-in basis from 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

 

 

Click on the Date to Register

e-Learning- AHA HeartCode PALS skills testing.

Classroom Courses (posted when available)

 

 

 

If you need to access or verify your new/current AHA eCard please go to eCard Verification Tool for Students and Employers  
Note: This tool only works if the eCard has been activated/accessed by the student in the past.

Policies 

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.

Notes

  • 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 (angelica.cardenas@sfdph.org)

  • In accordance with ZSFG policy, replacement cards cost $15.

  • Use this link to purchase a replacement card.