Resuscitation Training Course Updates Update Effective 8-14-2020
Update Effective 8-14-2020
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, resuscitation renewal courses were suspended and the VUMC CPR Policy was updated to issue a 120-day extension to certfications expiring in March, April, May, and June 2020. Effective 7/30/2020, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications expiring in July 2020 have been issued an extension until August 31, 2020. Resuscitation Training and Development has implemented the following changes to allow for recertification of extended cards and the resumption of our regular course schedule.
♦ If your card was not extended under the policy, you are taking a course for the first time, or you have an expired certification. you should register for regular courses through the Learning Exchange. September courses are open for registration now.
NEW 8-14-20 For August/September, ACLS Renewal and PALS Renewal have the choice of taking the in-person classroom course or blended learning (HeartCode Complete) course.
♦ For BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications that were extended, we are utilizing a blended learning program, HeartCode Complete, to facilitate renewal of these certifications.
BLS, ACLS, PALS Original Expiration Month
Designated Completion Month
BLS, ACLS, PALS Extended Expiration Month
|May 2020||August 2020||September 2020|
|June 2020||September 2020||October 2020|
♦ For Heartsaver AED, PEARS, and EOR certifications that were extended, we are offering training in designated months for certification renewal. Register for classroom courses in the Learning Exchange following the chart below. September courses are open for registration now.
|Heartsaver AED, PEARS, EOR Original Expiration Month||Designated Completion Month|
|May 2020||September 2020|
|June 2020||October 2020|