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Registration Information for Faculty and Graduate Students

All BLS Certifications MUST be current for an entire semester. Students are not permitted to renew after the semester starts.

Courses for graduate students and faculty are typically offered during the months of January, April, July, and October. Alternate dates may be offered based on availability and/or capacity.

ACLS Renewal Classes:
Thursday, January 4th
Wednesday, April 11th
8:30 am – 5:00 pm (BLS skills checkoff offered during ACLS class, if needed)

PALS Renewal Classes:
Tuesday, January 16th
Thursday, April 12th
8:30 am – 5:00 pm (BLS skills checkoff offered during ACLS class, if needed)

ACLS or PALS renewal: $150
ACLS or PALS renewal with BLS renewal: $175
ACLS/PALS/BLS renewal (all 3 classes): $325

Course fees are payable by check or money order (payable to the LSUHNO School of Nursing) and by credit card. Cash payment is not accepted. See Course Cost and Payment page for more information.

Fees for ACLS and PALS courses are due at the time of registration.

Instructions for ACLS & PALS RENEWAL:

  • Confirm that space is available in the requested course by emailing A confirmation reply will be sent by email. Submit payment once you have received confirmation that there is space available in your requested course. We cannot hold your spot until payment is received.
  • Bring a current ACLS and/or PALS Provider Manual to class; you will not be permitted to attend without a manual. Manuals can be purchased from the LSU Health New Orleans Bookstore or we have some to lend.

**BLS skills testing may be completed during the ACLS or PALS Renewal. Complete the BLS online portion as instructed below –

Instructions for BLS RENEWAL:

  • Step 1. Complete the HeartCode™ BLS course. Click to access the course.
  • Step 2. Print the completion certificate. Note: You MUST bring the completion certificate to the scheduled class.
  • Step 3. Students will practice and test CPR skills using manikins and case-based scenarios. CPR cards are emailed within 24 hours of successful completion of required skills..

Email to schedule skills check-off. Skills checkoffs will be completed by appointment at a time convenient for both the BLS Instructor and the student/faculty.

If you have questions, please contact