Why EMT Advantage
100% online emergency courses
- Accepted nationwide with no skills test
- Instant certification day or night
- For initial cert or recert
- Based on new AHA guidelines
- 3 months money back guarantee
- Take our courses for required job training
No hidden charges
Includes everything you need
- Online training material
- Online exam with instant grading
- 3 free exam retakes
- Instant provider card
- Hard copy card with free shipping, if requested
Fast, convenient process
Earn your card from your computer
- Study the online training material
- Take the online exam on your schedule
- Get up to 3 free exam retakes
- Instant provider card once you pass
- Receive your hard copy card by mail, upon request
Save up to 15%
Automatic multi-course discounts
- Save 10% when you order 2 courses
- Save 15% when you order 3 courses
- Discounts applied instantly
- Secure, convenient shopping cart
- Get instant access after purchase
Frequently asked questions
1. When will my card arrive?
Answer: As soon as you pass you will be able to download an instant PDF provider card. The following day we will ship your hard copy card if requested. Hard copy cards typically arrive in 3–4 days.
2. Can I purchase multiple courses?
Answer: Yes, you can order up to three courses at once. Plus, you will automatically save 10% when you order any two courses and 15% when you order three courses!
3. Do you require an in-person skills test (also called a practical component)?
Answer: At EMT Advantage you will not be required to conduct an in-person test or demonstration of any kind. Our certification courses are 100% online which means you can do everything from your home or work computer.
For more information please see our FAQ page.
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The most easiest way to certify or recertify is from your own computer!
Discover why so many medical professionals are skipping the classroom, saving time, saving money and getting their provider card online. Sign up now for an ACLS, PALS or BLS course from EMT Advantage.
Comprehensive training materials and our online exams are included on each of our courses. It is based on the most current American Heart Association guidelines. You need to complete the online exams in an hour. Once done with purchasing, you will have instant access to the all the course material that you need. There are no time limitations. Study, review and prepare for the test at your most convenient time and place! You will be able to access our courses from any computer as long as there’s an Internet access.
EMT Advantage makes it convenient for medical professionals to quickly get a recertification or certification for ACLS, PALS and BLS online!
Receive a 2 year certification that is accepted nationally!
Our courses are 100% accepted all throughout United States as well as to international countries. So regardless of your location, our courses are a fast and easy way to learn and get your ACLS, PALS or BLS (or all three!). All our certifications will last for 2 years from the date of completion.
Take your course from home — no skills check required
For your convenience, our certification and recertification courses do not require any in-person skills checks. Each course contains all the material and knowledge you need to earn an ACLS, PALS or BLS certification so you can avoid the hassle of disrupting your schedule with an in-person skills check.
Free provider cards — receive one instantly and another by mail, upon request
As soon as you complete and pass the exam you will receive a PDF provider card which you can print for instant proof of certification. If requested, a hard copy of the certification card printed on professional card stock will be ship to you on the following business day. The hard copy card will arrive at your doorstep within 3–5 business days.
Complete money back guarantee!
There’s 3 months 100% money back guarantee on all our courses. Just contact us for a full refund if you are unsatisfied with one of our courses during this period. We stand by our courses for 3 months after purchase. Other online course providers don’t offer a refund or limit the refund period to a few weeks.
Save up to 15% on multi-course orders!
EMT Advantage is one of the few medical education services that offers a full suite of emergency medical certification services. You will surely get great savings on our comprehensive services. An automatic discount when you select more than one course in our shopping cart.
Save 10% when you order two courses
Save 15% when you order three courses
Register today! Here’s how it works
Our courses are fast and easy to navigate.
Select your desired courses and complete your purchase
Prepare for the exam at your own time
Take the online exam with instant grading
Get your exam results immediately
» If you pass, download your instant provider card (PDF) for immediate proof of certification
» If you don’t pass the exam, 3 free retakes are included
If requested, we will ship your hard copy provider card within 1 business day after you pass
Iowa services snapshot
One of our leading priorities at EMT Advantage is giving remarkable customer service. You will have complete access to our training material, exam and customer support once you order an IA ACLS or any certification course from us. Please don’t hesitate to call or email us if you have any concerns or questions. We will be happy to ship you a new Iowa ACLS card if ever you need a replacement.
Once you complete the Iowa PALS course (or any certification or recertification exam), you will be taken to a website where you can view your own results. Your IA PALS is graded automatically. Definetly, no long wait for the results. You exam results will be available on a secure and private webpage and we will also send your results through the email you provide.
No login required
Tired of remembering usernames, passwords and other login credentials? Fortunately, you won’t be required to at EMT Advantage. Simply purchase an Iowa BLS course and you’ll immediately be taken to our IA BLS training material and exam. We will also send you email with instructions and access links. You just need to simply follow the links in the email to access our training material or exams at any time (and from any computer).
Iowa health overview
Iowa was ranked 17th in overall health in 2011, which is a climb down from the 15th position held by it in 2010.
It was ranked 23rd in the number of cardiac related deaths and 22nd in the number of cancer related deaths per 100,000 people.
The rate of smoking among adults has fallen from 23.2% to 16.1% over the last decade. Now, there are 375,000 adult smokers in Iowa.
The number of obese adults in Iowa has increased to 204,000 people.
The incidence of diabetes has increased and 7.8% of the adults in Iowa are affected by diabetes, as compared to 6.1% ten years back. The number of adult diabetics is estimated at 174,000.
The number of children below 18 living in poverty has fallen from 14.7% to 12.5%.
Iowa health strengths
Low rate of children living in poverty
A small uninsured population
A high rate of high school graduation
Iowa health challenges
High rate of binge drinking among adults
Frequent outbreak of infectious diseases
Limited availability of primary care physicians
The Bureau of Substance Abuse in Iowa, which focuses at treating and preventing drug abuse, works actively in this direction by concentrating on training efforts, identifying and protecting available grants and monitoring compliance with the rules.
The Jail-Based Drug Abuse Treatment Project (J-BT project) works towards the reduction of drug abuse among criminals by giving them cognitive-behavioral treatment. This treatment, which has been proven successful, entails the use of empowerment-based practices, therapeutic strategies, prevention of relapse, group therapy, strategic therapy and family counseling. The long term goals of this program consist of aiding in recovery and rehabilitation of offenders.
The Access to Recovery (ATR) program funded by the Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an effort that intends to help those influenced by alcohol, tobacco and drugs by providing the clients eligible for grants under this program with vouchers, utilizing which they can buy services covered by the ATR. The focus under this program is to provide faith-based and community-based providers who can help the affected persons on the right path to recovery.
The Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE) works incessantly for securing the local residents of the state from the break out of infectious diseases through surveillance, examining right into the causes of outbreaks, giving vaccines before international travel, laying down standards for immunization and vaccination, right treatment after being bitten by animals, etc.
The Facility has actually assisted in increasing the workforce that is trained to handle with the outbreak of contagious diseases and epidemics and implemented a thorough system for monitoring that systematically investigates into the causes of outbreaks of such diseases with the aim of avoiding them in future.
Sep 02, 2018 -- Mayor wants to learn CPR
For the mayor of an Iowa city, she realized that learning CPR is a must. Johnston mayor Paula Dierenfeld realized this when she her husband suffered a heart attack right before her very eyes. Dave Roederer has just picked up his wife, Mayor Dierenfeld from a city council meeting. They were driving home when Roederer suffered a heart attack and fell over the wheel. The mayor called 911, was told over the phone to perfom CPR but she couldn't revive her husband. The medics arrived later and successfully revived the victim back to life.
Mar 24, 2018 -- Nurse saves the life of a drowning child
“I had never had to "administer" CPR before. I didn’t even think; I just took over.” said Jamie Miller. It all happened at Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel where the licensed nurse was having a vacation with her family. Suddenly, she heard a commotion and inmediatly saw a child with no life signs being taken out of the pool by her brother. Jamie inmediatly jumped to the action and performed CPR on the almost dying kid “She was purple and there was no pulse. It took a little bit to get a heartbeat,” several minutes later the ambulance arrive to provide assistance and to take the kid to the nearest medical center.