Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses

Required for ALL College of Medicine Students

It is a requirement of the UTHSC, College of Medicine that you be CPR certified during your first year in medical school. If you are currently certified, proof of the certification needs to be given to the Office of Medical Education by the end of March of your first year. Please send clear copies to the address below.

ATTN: Kimberlee Norwood
910 Madison Ave., Suite 1031
Memphis, TN 38163

For those not certified, please follow the HeartCode Instructions to complete BLS traning. The first part of the training is online and the skills checkoff you will complete at a kiosks which have 24/7 access. classes will be presented throughout the academic year by upper-class students through the Medical Student Executive Council (MSEC). All necessary resources are paid for by the College of Medicine. MSEC will furnish a list of those students who completed their course to the Office of Medical Education.

All first year medical students MUST be CPR certified by the end of March of their first year.

All M3s will be recertified during the Preparation to Clerkship week. This will provide you with the opportunity to update your BCLS certification, thus enabling you to take ACLS in your M4 year or in residency.


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Office of Medical Education

910 Madison Avenue, Ste 1031
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5506
Fax: (901) 448-1488

Interim Associate Dean, Medical Education:
Michael Whitt, Ph.D.

Executive Dean:
Steve J. Schwab, M.D.