ACLS Course Approval Request

Complete the form below to request approval for your course. You will receive an email confirming or denying the request within 3 business days of submission.


Course Updates:

Beginning January 1, 2021, new 2020 guidelines materials should be used in all ACLS courses. Refer to the email from Marguerite for new materials and email to request new versions of the written exam.

Beginning January 31, 2019, the AHA requires the use of an adult feedback manikin or device for Adult CPR training. More information can be found in the AHA Memo on Feedback Device Specifics.


Submitting Required Paperwork:

You are required to email the Excel template file (linked here) filled out with the course date, students' first and last names, and email addresses.

  • For Vanderbilt employees/students, please use their Vanderbilt emails.
  • You can email the Excel file along with the scanned required paperwork to sarah.e.bishop@vumc.org. If you email the scanned paperwork, you are not required to turn in hard copies, but be sure to dispose of them securely.
  • eCards will be processed within 20 days of receipt of all required paperwork. Average processing time is 1-2 weeks.

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