School of Nursing

American Heart Association Training

Registration Information for Faculty

Blended learning ACLS, PALS, and BLS Renewals are conducted by appointment for faculty members. Blended learning renewals consist of completing an online course offered by the American Heart Association and attending a checkoff session with a School of Nursing faculty member. Please follow the instructions below to ensure that you are prepared for your checkoff. 

  • Step 1. Email to request a skills checkoff appointment.
  • Step 2. Complete the 2020 Guidelines online portion of the respective course, HeartCode BLS, HeartCode ACLS, or HeartCode PALS at Please complete this portion before the day of your checkoff as it will take a couple of hours to complete.
  • Step 3. Print the completion certificate to bring to the checkoff. The skills checkoff is not allowed without the printed completion certificate.
  • Step 4. In the checkoff, you will test your skills using manikins and case-based scenarios. Ecards are issued by email within 24 hours of successful completion of the required skills.

BLS Skills Checkoff: $30.00
ACLS or PALS Skills Checkoff: $55.00

Payment is due at the beginning of the skills checkoff.

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.

If you have questions, please contact