Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, all courses taught are the American Heart Association curriculum and American Heart Association certifications, which are valid for for 2 years. ShowMeCPR is an authorized training center site of CPR and ECC Courses of the American Heart Association Training Center and as such fall under their internal accreditation programs.
ShowMeCPR Training Center Number is NJ20857.
All information can be verfied by calling the American Heart Association National Center at 1-877-AHA-4CPR or 1-888-CPR-LINE
To verify us with the American Heart Association you can call the AHA National Service Center at 1-877-AHA-4CPR or 1-888-CPR-LINE. Provide them with the AHA Class ID & the AHA Training Center ID NJ20857 and they can verify the class as an approved AHA CPR Class.
All American Heart Association certifications are issued immediately at the completion of the class, Same Day Certification. (before you walk out the door you will have it)
Yes, An eCard is the electronic equivalent of a printed course completion card. As of July 2018, the AHA has phasing out printed card to combat all the fake certifications. If the person/website you are taking the course with can not issue you a certification on heart.org they are fake. AHA eCards are valid course completion cards and can be presented to employers as proof of successful completion of an AHA course.
Currently the AHA does not endorse ANY completely online course, there is always an instructor lead skills class.
Payment must be made via our website, we do not accept payment at the door (unless you call and make special arrangements). Classes are limited due to COVID and we must receive payment to secure your seat. You can pay via our website with Credit Card/Debit Card or PayPal. Renewal classes do not receive a book. Sorry no personal checks
All Online courses MUST be taken via the American Heart Association ShopCPR website, (https://shopcpr.heart.org/all-products). Once you take the online class, the AHA will present you with a certificate with a serial number/proof of completing the online course. Then you must meet with us to practice your skills in person on the manikins and equipment, followed by a skills test. Once you complete your skills test, you will be issued the American Heart Association eCard.
Please be very careful and look out for fake CPR/ACLS/PALS classes, especially the online versions that advertise for instant certification. The American Heart Association DOES NOT give instant cards online. ShowMeCPR is an accredited American Heart Association training site, but some places are not accredited or do not teach the American Heart Association courses. Our classes are required for Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics, Nursing Students, Lifeguards, EMT and meet specific guidelines are set by the AHA. Our prices are very competitive, and lower than most. If you find an AHA CPR/ACLS/PALS course cheaper, we will honor their price.
Because the American Heart Association does not offer instant CPR cards or wallet cards online. The American Heart Association does not give instant certification cards . Websites will present misleading information that they, "teach to the standards of the American Heart Association", but do not issue you an American Heart Association Certification. ShowMeCPR is an authorized provider for the American Heart Association.
Yes we offer onsite CPR/ACLS/PALS training at your home or business. Call us at 973-694-2893 for a quote.
If you have additional Questions not listed above just Ask Us.