UPDATED Release from AHA (5/20/20):

  • Providers/Instructors with cards expiring in March – June 2020 have a 120 day extension
  • Training Centers maintain documentation of this
  • Renewals for these individuals is accepted over the next 120 days
  • View that release here

***All in-class learning courses are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19, but alternative options are below.


We are now offering AHA HeartCode Blended course options for BLS, ACLS, and PALS.

These courses have two components: (an online didactic, followed by in-person skills testing). Testing is scheduled upon receipt of completion for the online didactic and availability is flexible.

Course fees include the additional cost of the access key for the online didactic.

  • BLS – $75.00
  • ACLS – $285.00
  • PALS – $285.00

For more information and to register please email [email protected]

ALL courses are held at the UIC Simulation And Integrative Learning Institute: Mile Square Health Center, 1220 South Wood, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60608.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instruction materials for that purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for course material, do not represent  income to the Association. 800-AHA-USA-1.