Register for training: CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS - Virginia, MD, DC

About the Center

The Heart Center is the National Capitol areas premier provider of CPR, First Aid, ACLS, and PALS certification. We are an accredited American Heart Association Training Site in association with the Virginia Hospital Center.

We provide students with the most educational and convenient training sessions in the DC area. Students can join group classes scheduled in many different convenient locations, book personalized individual training, or create your own training session at a location convenient for you. All from our website!

Our classes are tailored to fit the student’s needs and we can provide everything from the most basic CPR class to an intense Code Blue ACLS scenario. The faculty of The Heart Center have responded to thousands of real world medical emergencies. Let us teach you how to protect your family, staff, or patients.


The Heart Center is metropolitan Washington’s leading provider of personalized, hands-on training in emergency skills. Rather than holding classes in an institutional setting, our seasoned staff provide one-on-one and small group tutoring in homes and offices, accommodating our clients’ busy schedules. As Healthcare Professionals with years of experience in top regional emergency rooms, fire departments, and trauma centers, we’ve lived the techniques we now teach. We are a proud nationally accredited AHA Training site licensed to provide certification in CPR and other crucial techniques under the guidance of the Virginia Hospital Center. For new parents, teachers, doctor’s offices, or even family members of heart patients, our experienced faculty can provide you with the convenient, professional, nationally recognized certification you need to feel safe and confident.

Why Choose The Heart Center?

  • Convenient-Our classes can be made to fit any schedule, any number of students, and can be taken anywhere you want.
  • Experienced-Faculty of The Heart Center must meet very high standards. Faculty candidates must have a minimum of 3 years experience delivering the classes they teach.
  • Local-The Heart Center is located in Arlington, Virginia and holds many classes at The Virginia Hospital Center. Our Faculty are practicing medical professionals that work at local hospitals and fire departments.