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AHA PALS Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT)
7 am • 8 am
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Option 2: PALS Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT)

American Heart Association® Authorized Option 2: Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT) sessions for PALS.
*All session times are CENTRAL TIME (CT).

  • 7:00 am (CT)
  • 8:00 am (CT)
    Click Here to select your session time.
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Option 2: PALS Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT):

  • Renewals Only: (current AHA card)
  • Step 1: Register for a VRT testing session time & date.
    • Welcome email sent with instructions.
  • PALS requirements
  • BLS requirements (*may be added during registration)
    • STEP 2: Watch all the required BLS videos online.
    • STEP 3: Complete the online AHA BLS written exam.
    • Step 4: Complete the one on one Zoom meeting skills testing session.

AHA PALS Option 2: Virtual Renewal Testing

The American Heart Association® has authorized Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT).

  1. After registration, payment & receipt of a copy of your current AHA PALS card, you will then be directed to the Precourse Self-Assessment exam & Precourse Work.
  2. After successful completion of the Precourse Self-Assessment (>70%) & the Precourse Work, send us a copies of both completion certificates and you will receive access to the written exam. 
  3. After scoring at least 84% on the written exam, you are ready to complete your Virtual Renewal Testing Skills Session on your selected date & time (book your session date & time below).
  4. The Precourse Self-Assessment, Precourse Work and the online exam must be completed prior to your Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT) session (minimum of 7 days).
  5. A few days before your scheduled session, a package will arrive with your required equipment.
    • Included: AHA skills checklists. 
  6. On the day of your session, you will receive an email (about 5-10 minutes prior to session time) with a link to the Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT) “one on one Zoom Meeting”.
  7. During the session, you will be asked to demonstrate the appropriate PALS skills.
  8. Please have all of the skills testing equipment ready, along with your skills checklists.
  9. You will receive a prepaid label to send the package back, with all the original contents.
  10. You will receive your American Heart Association® ecard (same card you have always received) on the day of your skills testing session.

AHA eCards

All Course Completion cards are now issued as an eCard.
Click Here for more information about eCards.

  • You will be given the option to add BLS Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT) ($85.00) after you add your PALS VRT session below.
  • Booking options are not available after 7 days prior to the session.
  • After registration & payment, send a copy of your current AHA PALS card to
All Session Times are CENTRAL TIME (CT) so please adjust these times to your local time zone.
The PALS VRT Session 6-16-2021 $115.00: 7:00 am - 7:45 am CT ticket sales has ended!
The PALS VRT Session 6-16-2021 $115.00: 8:00 am - 8:45 am CT ticket sales has ended!


Jun 16 2021


7:00 am - 9:00 am




Current AHA card required


Virtual Renewal Testing (VRT)
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