Is there a practical skills test required to receive my certification?
No. Your question is an important one. You do not have to complete a hands-on skills test to complete any of our continuing education courses. When the physicians at ACLS Medical Training were creating our curriculum, they decided a hands-on skills test on a mannequin is not critical for a continuing education course. These tactile experiences cannot be duplicated in a skills test – they can only be learned through practice in the field, which comes as part of your clinical training. Therefore, our program does not require a skills test. Instead, you must demonstrate that you have mastered the didactic material by passing the certification exam. If your employer specifically requires a skills test, we can provide a skills test sheet so you can get checked off locally by a co-worker or administrator.