HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS)
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ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 2/4/2016
TERMINATION DATE: 2/3/2019
LAST REVIEW DATE: January 2015
Joint Accreditation – 2/4/2016 – 2/3/2019
CAPCE – 2/4/2016 – 2/3/2019
Joint Accreditation Statements
The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.75 contact hours.
**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 1.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-16-830-H01-P
**ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after the 30-day period has elapsed.
Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 1.75 Basic CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F3-0300.
By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation, will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records maybe be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.
**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6 month claiming period.