BLS, ACLS Training are several opportunities for housestaff to complete their certifications and re certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS and NALS.

UF Health: Offers BLS, ACLS, and PALS training. They have ongoing pre-scheduled classes as well as the ability to set up and offer classes for groups.

For Group Scheduling:
– BLS requires a minimum of 4 people.  Charge is $50.00 per person.
– ACLS and PALS requires a minimum of 5 people.  Charge is $120 per person.
– Combination of BLS and ACLS or PALS class cost $140.
– Individual cost for ACLS or PALS is $120.

Books are not supplied since they can be purchased at the bookstore or online.   Departments can also purchase them and maintain them in a library for future use by staff.

For more information, registration forms,  and the current calendar of pre-schedules classes, go to the UF Heath Shands Cardiopulmonary Services website via the bridge at:
Patty Boyte, CPR Training Coordinator, at 265.0078, ext 45897.  Email:

VAMC – (Limited) Departments primarily located at the VAMC can contact the VAMC Nursing Service at 63-6050.  Currently, Denise Cochran coordinates this training for the UF Medicine Housestaff

In the Community:

The American Red Cross:

Alachua County Fire & Rescue:

Florida Heartsaver:  through Santa Fe College,