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The Center for Resuscitation Science

The Center for Resuscitation Science is an authorized American Heart Association Community Training Center (CTC). We provide:

  • State-of-the-art training from physician-scientists
  • Access to classes in our simulation facility or on-site
  • Use of high-fidelity human patient simulators
  • A nationally recognized two-year American Heart Association card upon completion of a course

The Future of Resuscitation Science

Get a glimpse into the future of Resuscitation Science and CPR with UC San Diego Professor of Clinical Medicine Gary M. Vilke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM. Dr. Vilke delivers a presentation highlighting the ongoing clinical studies in the field of resuscitation to most classes.


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UCSD Employees

If your department will pay for the cost of the course, please download the UCSD Employee Recharge Form below and fax or mail it to Student Services for course registration. Course fees are charged directly to the department upon enrollment. Recharge forms must have a valid manager signature and department index. Employees must adhere to the DROP deadline, if you do not attend the course, your department will still be charged for the course.

Course Offerings (pdf)

UCSD Employee Recharge Form (pdf)


AHA Disclaimer

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association.  Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the association.

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Resuscitation Science Course Offerings
Course Title Course Number Units
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course WKSP-70004 0
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course WKSP-70005 0
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Course WKSP-70009 0
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Renewal Course WKSP-70008 0
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course WKSP-70007 0
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course WKSP-70006 0
San Diego County MICN Exam FPM-70000 0