NARM only accepts certification from courses which include a hands-on skills component. Online-only courses are not accepted.
Approved CPR courses include the American Heart Association, the Red Cross, American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Basic Life Support, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
Neonatal resuscitation courses must be approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Canadian Paediatric Society, or pre-approved by NARM. Courses must be approved for use in the U.S. or Canada.
NRP Advanced is required effective March 1, 2023 for certification or recertification. NARM will continue to accept unexpired NRP Essentials (plus BLS for Health Care Providers) or NRP Advanced as meeting the NRP Requirement. Cards issued after March 1, 2023 must be for the Advanced NRP course.