UAMS Nursing Students
The College of Nursing does not accept ACLS certification. Students will NOT be permitted to enter a clinical course if their certification is not up to date.
CPR classes accepted:
- American Red Cross—Professional Rescuers Course
- American Heart Association—Health Care Provider Course
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers classes are offered by the UAMS College of Nursing. Based on the availability of instructors, classes will be limited to a first-come, first-served basis.
Note: ACLS is required for students in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prior to beginning clinical practice in the specialty. PALS is required for pediatric acute care nurse practitioner students.