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CPR Certification Requirements for Personal Trainers in District Of Columbia


District Of Columbia is a unique and special state, and it’s one of the states that has recently seen a surge of support for online-based CPR certification in recent years. 

Just like any state, it’s important to know what the acceptance is for online CPR certifications. Below we’ve prepared a list of the specific approvals of ProTrainings courses for Personal Trainers in the state of District Of Columbia.
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Below is a list of the organizations that have published specific approvals of ProTrainings courses for District Of Columbia.

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Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
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Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) requires (at least) an Adult CPR/AED course for acceptance. Must have a hands-on portion. Start your course at this link for a special discounted rate https://www.protrainings.com/signup/afaa
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) accepts ProFirstAid Blended (hands-on) and ProCPR Blended (hands-on) and ProCPR Basic Blended (hands-on) and ProACLS Blended (hands-on) certifications for Athletic, Group, and Personal Fitness Trainers.
American Council on Exercise (ACE)
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American Council on Exercise (ACE) accepts our ProCPR Basic (adult only CPR) course but prefers our ProFirstAid Blended course. They don't require First Aid, but it is highly recommended. Either course you choose must have a hands-on skills test.
American Senior Fitness Association
American Senior Fitness Association rules allow ProFirstAid Basic Blended (hands-on) certifications for Senior Fitness Instructors, Personal trainers, and Long Term Care Fitness Leaders.
Board of Certification (BOC/NATA) for the Athletic Trainers
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Board of Certification (BOC/NATA) for the Athletic Trainers accepts ACLS, ProCPR, and ProFirstAid Advanced Blended courses with hands-on. No online only courses will be accepted. Start your training at this link https://www.protrainings.com/signup/bocat
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) requires (at least) an Adult CPR/AED course for acceptance. Can take the 100% online course right now until COVID guidelines change. Start your course at this link for a special discounted rate https://www.protrainings.com/signup/nasm
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
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National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) accepts our ProACLS, ProCPR, and ProFirstAid Advanced Blended or Classroom certification cards reported through the BOC (Board of Certification) for successful Athletic Trainer exam candidates.
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
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National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) accepts ProFirstAid Blended (hands-on) and ProCPR Basic Blended (hands-on) certifications for Certified Personal Trainers, Yoga Instructors, Senior Fitness Instructors, Powerlifting Instructors, Kickboxing Instructors, Indoor Cycling Instructors.
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) (2)
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) (2) accepts ProFirstAid Blended (hands-on) and ProCPR Basic Blended (hands-on) certifications for Certified Group Exercise Instructors, Certified Weight Management Specialists, Certified Youth Fitness Specialists.
National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
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National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) accepts ProCPR Basic (100% Online) and ProCPR Basic Blended (hands-on) certifications for Personal Trainers.
National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)
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National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) accepts all of our CPR and First Aid blended (hands-on) certifications. Follow certification requirements to decide which course meets the needs for your specific state licensing and employer requirements.
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
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National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) rules allow ProCPR Basic Blended (hands-on) certifications for Certified Personal Trainers.

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