Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where are you located?
A. We hold our classes at 450 Hamburg Turnpike Suite 2A, Wayne NJ 07470. Click here for a map. If you need to contact us use our website for faster service. To call our office, please call 973-694-2893.
Q. Do I get certified by the American Heart Association?
Yes, all courses taught are the American Heart Association curriculum, CPR certifications are good for 2 years and issued by the American Heart Association. 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 Train 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
Q. How can I verify if you are an Authorized Provider of CPR and ECC of the American Heart Association?
A. 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 Site ID (Listed on the Course Registration of each class date on our calendar) and they can verify the class as an approved AHA CPR Class. Our affiliate American Heart Association Training Center ID is NJ20857.
Q. How soon will I get my CPR/ACLS/PALS Cards?
A. All American Heart Association certifications are issued immediately at the completion of the class, Same Day Certification.
Q. Do you issue American Heart Association eCards for certifications?
A. Yes, An eCard is the electronic equivalent of a printed course completion card. As of July 2018, the AHA if phazing 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.
Q. Does the AHA endorse 100% online classes?
A. Currently the AHA does not endorse ANY completely online course, there is always an inperson skills test in order to complete the online part.
Q. What Payments do you accept?
A. Due to COVID, all payments must be done online to reserve your seat. If you can't make a payment online contact us for alterative payments (Venmo/Zelle). Sorry no personal checks
Q. If I take an Online course, how does that work?
A. All Online courses MUST be taken via the American Heart Association Online Portal, (http://elearning.heart.org). 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, then the physical card will be issued by the American Heart Association.
Q. Why are other websites so cheap, what's the catch with those totally ALL online CPR/ACLS/PALS cards?
A. 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.
Q. Why don't you offer "instant" certification card online?
A. 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.
Q. Do you offer onsite training?
A. Yes we offer onsite CPR/ACLS/PALS training at your home or business. Call us at 973-694-2893 for a quote.
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