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 convenient way to certify or recertify is from your home computer!
Sign up for an ACLS, PALS or BLS course from EMT Advantage and discover why so many medical professionals are skipping the classroom, saving time, saving money and earning their provider card online.
Each course includes comprehensive training material and our online exams. Courses are based on the most recent American Heart Association guidelines and updated regularly. Exams are conducted online and typically take about an hour to complete. As soon as you place an order you will have instant access to the course material for as long as you need. There are no time restrictions. Study, prepare and test at your own pace! You will be able to access our courses from any computer with Internet access.
EMT Advantage makes it easy for medical professionals to quickly earn a recertification or certification for ACLS, PALS and BLS online!
Recieve a 2 year certification that is accepted nationally!
Our courses are accepted throughout the entire United States, and most international countries and territories as well. So regardless of your location our courses are a fast, easy way to earn your ACLS, PALS or BLS (or all three!). All of our certifications 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 pass the exam you will receive a PDF provider card which you can print for immediate proof of certification. The following business day we will ship a hard copy certification card printed on professional card stock. The hard copy card typically arrives at your doorstep within 3–5 business days. The card is shipped only if requested.
Complete money back guarantee!
All of our courses include 3 months 100% money back guarantee. If you are unhappy with one of our courses during this period you can contact us for a full refund of your purchase (minus any express shipping fees). Other online continuing education providers don’t offer a refund or limit the refund period to a few weeks. We stand by our courses for 3 months after purchase!
Save up to 15% on multi-course orders!
EMT Advantage is one of the few medical education services to offer a full suite of emergency medical certification services. Our extensive services enable us to pass significant savings on to you. If you need to order multiple certification or recertification courses you will receive an automatic discount as soon as 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 complete.
Select your desired courses and complete your purchase
Prepare for the exam at your own pace
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
Mar 31, 2017 -- A life saving video
It was a regular day of work for David Martinez when he noticed a co-worker, Monique Brathwaite falling down to the floor with no life signs. He immediately remembered a short video he saw several days ago about how to do CPR and jumped to help the woman by doing CPR on her. For 15 minutes he kept on doing chest compressions while waiting for the EMT to arrive. The woman is now recovering and thanks Martinez for such heroic action.
Oct 11, 2016 -- A song and a beat of life
It was the Bee Gees' song “Stayin' Alive” that helped David Martinez save his MTA colleague Monique Brathwaite after suffering a heart attack from being electrocuted. David rushed to Monique’s side after seeing the incident and started doing chest compressions to her while remembering a news story that suggested doing CPR by using the Bee Gees' famous song as a rhythmic guide. Brathwaite is now recovering at a Harlem hospital and she is thankful to her colleague who managed to save her life.
Sep 15, 2016 -- A firefighter's day off
Brian Finley is a firefighter from Queens who was having a day off-duty when he heard people yelling. He got up and quickly went to his neighbors yard, “I saw a man and woman in their backyard, standing over someone in a chair,” said Finley. The two subjects happen to be related to the man, they said he wasn’t breathing. The heroic man immediately ordered them to call 911 and began CPR. The moment he heard the ambulance siren in the distance the unconscious man began to cough and had a pulse again. The patient was transported to a local hospital for a prompt recovery.
Aug 24, 2016 -- Husband, Sheriff's department, EMTSs fight to revive woman
Patrick Grippo woke up to the sound of what he thought was only snoring coming from his wife. He quickly realized that she could not breathe. He began CPR and called 911. Deputy Sherriff Steve Price arrived on the scene and used a defibrillator. Nothing seemed to be working. That is when the Beekman Fire District arrived at the Grippo's home and used their defibrillator eight more times. Lucille had been without a pulse for 26 minutes, it was only after the eight shock from the defibrillator and multiple tries at CPR that her pulse came back. Lucille Grippo has Long QT Syndrome, this causes sometimes fatal arrhythmia. She was in the ICU and was in a coma for 10 days. Her doctors say she is making a remarkable recovery.
Jun 27, 2016 -- 9-year-old boy attempted suicide
"A 9-year-old Bronx kid attempted to hang himself since he was advised he needed to impart his sweet to his siblings.The kid's terrified mother discovered him close passing, swinging from a white shoelace, in their home. The kid was hurried to Lincoln Hospital, where he was recorded in critical however stable condition. The mother told cops she requested that the kid open the entryway when they returned, yet he didn't react. That is the point at which she discovered him swinging from a bunk bed. The hysterical mother got a kitchen blade and chop her child down, then shout to her other children to get help. Neighbor Lariel Nieves and his better half, surged inside and did mouth to mouth on the kid. At the point when Nieves got inside, he saw the kid on the floor, blood originating from his nose and mouth. Minutes after the CPR, the kid let out a loud cough and began to inhale, he said. ""When he began breathing, the ambulances appeared."
Apr 28, 2016 -- 8-Year-old girl and police officer save baby
A second grade girl helped save her 1-year-old baby brother's life by calling 911. She made the call because her parents don't speak English. She communicated with the dispatcher that her brother wasn't breathing and was turning purple. Officer Kristian LoRusso arrived first to assist. He found the young boy not breathing and began CPR and pats on the back to dislodge any objects potentially blocking the airway. Finally, the boy responded and began to cry.
Mar 06, 2016 -- Young woman saves coworker's life
Jessica Fitzgerald, Chenango Valley BOCES Health Science Program Student, was on a slow shift at the New York Pizzeria when her coworker returned from a delivery. He collapsed, hitting his head hard on the ground. Fitzgerald jumped into action right away, calling emergency services and the victim's family. She began CPR that she had learned in training at school and was able to give him a second chance at life. Emergency services arrived and took him to the hospital. Family members say the man suffered a massive heart attack, but thanks to Fitzgerald, he survived.
Jun 25, 2015 -- NY vacation is a lesson for preparedness
Brittany Williams with her family assumed her New York holiday would certainly run smoothly. One evening, they went to a bar situated in Time Square, watching the ACC Championships when Williams went unconscious and dropped over her chair. Her family was surprised and called emergency hotline for a doctor. There were optometrists-in-training at the bar that looked for her pulse, but sadly they discovered none. They hurriedly gave chest compressions and executed mouth resuscitation. Paramedics were also contacted and were on their way minutes right after Williams’ vision turned to black. They brought an AED and sent out shocks to the heart until they can hear any heartbeat. Williams is forever thankful to her rescuers although she could not remember what absolutely happened to her.
Oct 12, 2014 -- Marathon participant collapsed mid-run, saved by fellow runners and police
A male participant in Staten Island Half-Marathon suddenly collapsed while running near midpoint of the 13.1-mile course. The victim was not breathing and had no pulse as three officers who were posted nearby rushed to help. They called for an ambulance and began doing chest compressions and CPR on the victim. Fellow runners also stopped to offer help and two doctors who were also participants took over the revival. Additional officers arrived at the scene with an automatic external defibrillator. The AED was used to administer shock to the victim who was revived after that. All of them had a hand in saving the man’s life.
Sep 24, 2014 -- Firefighters watching homecoming football game saved victim of cardiac arrest
Two Yonkers firefighters were watching the Panther’s homecoming football game when an emergency took place just 20 yards from where they were standing. The pair was off-duty that day but that did not stop them from stepping in and helping the 82-year-old victim. They spotted the man who was choking, turning blue, and had no pulse. They immediately jumped into action and one of them administered chest compressions. CPR was done while the other firefighter cleared the victim’s airway to help him breath. About a minute of doing these, they were able to restore the victim’s pulse. The old man was brought to a hospital, alert and already responsive.
Jul 30, 2014 -- 21-year-old security guard saved a life by performing CPR
A security guard working at a casino managed to save a life of a patron when he was on duty. The rescuer, who is a volunteer EMT for three years, heard a report about a man who was unresponsive. When he noticed that the man, who was down, was not moving at all, he immediately began CPR and asked a partner to grab the defibrillator. With the help of the officer, they used the AED machine on the victim. They were able to revive the victim and took him to a hospital. This was not the first time that the security guard performed CPR but he still felt good saving someone’s life.
Jul 23, 2014 -- Man collapsed during a basketball game, saved by other players who knew CPR
A 52-year-old man was fortunate to be playing basketball with a group of men who know how to do CPR. The victim suddenly collapsed on the floor of the court in the middle of the game and his co-players initially thought that he just hit his head. But when the victim started convulsing, they knew that it was more serious than a head injury. Other players who were present during the game rushed to perform CPR on the victim who was obviously having a heart attack. One of them grabbed a defibrillator from the gym and the AED delivered a shock after reading the victim’s heart rhythm. Due to everyone’s courageous efforts, the victim was starting to come around by the time an ambulance arrived.