We are an AHA, AAP, ARC and other authorized provider of healthcare/non-healthcare classes, courses, seminars, continuing education credits (CEUs), and continuing medical education (CMEs)!

Palm Desert Resuscitation Education (PDRE) is among Southern California’s best and frontrunner in American Heart Association (AHA), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Red Cross (ARC) and other classroom-based and online education, up-to-date news and information delivery.

Founded in 2010, the UCR Chapter of AMSA, its student-governed constituents and leaders all want to advance PDRE’s mission of promoting healthier lives and assist in reducing the morbidity and mortality of cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and other medical emergencies through evidenced-based learning and professional education as per the most current AHA, AAP, ARC and other guidelines and recommendations.

Staffed by a dedicated team of highly qualified professional educators and stellar personnel with diverse and experienced healthcare backgrounds, PDRE offers education and training in AHA, AAP, ARC and other courses and/or certification(s) for healthcare professionals, allied health professionals, pre-medical students, and other non-healthcare providers or novice laypersons.

  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • BLS (English & Spanish)
  • First Aid/CPR AED (English & Spanish)
  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR AED (English & Spanish)
  • ECG & Pharmacology Course
  • Rhythm Adult
  • Rapid STEMI
  • Nonvalvular Afib
  • Acute Stroke
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Airway Management
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP by AAP)
    • We are now eligible to serve as an NRP Instructor Mentor.
    • PDRE wants to share our valuable experiences and guide future qualified and competent NRP trainees through the Instructor Candidate process.
    • As NRP Mentors, we will affirm an NRP Instructor Candidate’s application, co-teach with the Instructor Candidate and facilitate a “debrief the debriefer” session with the candidate.
    • Please call us for more information!
  • Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. Program
    • CALIFORNIA S.T.A.B.L.E. PROGRAM (PDRE Perinatal Training Services & S.T.A.B.L.E. Program)
    • Full-length S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner in Palm Desert, Redlands, Riverside, & Lake Forest
      • Palm Desert:
        • Date of Course: S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course Offered Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, & PRN By Appointment (6:00 am – 2:00 pm)
        • PDRE Palm Desert Main Office Location: Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE) – 73700 Dinah Shore Dr., Suite 107, Palm Desert, CA 92211; Venture Commerce Center – Suite 107
        • Send an Inquiry: [email protected]
        • Telephone: 760-832-4277
      • Redlands:
        • Date of Course: S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course Offered Every Saturday & PRN By Appointment (2:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
        • PDRE Redlands Office Location: Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE) – 1815 W. Redlands Blvd., Redlands, CA 92373
        • Send an Inquiry: [email protected]
        • Telephone: 909-809-8199
      • Riverside:
        • Dates of Course: S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course Offered Every Tuesday & PRN By Appointment (7:30 am – 3:30 pm)
        • PDRE UCR AMSA Riverside Office Location: Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE) – 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521; Orbach Science Library – Floor 3, Rooms 308 to 310 or at a specified location in the library
        • Send an Inquiry: [email protected]
        • Telephone: 909-809-8199
      • Lake Forest:
        • Dates of Course: S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course Offered Every Sunday & PRN By Appointment (2:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
        • PDRE Orange County Office Location: Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE) – 24432 Muirlands Blvd., Unit 131, Lake Forest, CA 92630
        • Send an Inquiry: lakefor[email protected]
        • Telephone: 760-832-4277
  • Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB)/AB-508 Violence Prevention
  • PDRE’s Dog Lovers First Aid and CPR/CPCR Course
    • This course is for all Dog Parents, Dog Lovers, Pet Owners, Groomers, Pet Sitters, Kennel Owners, Dog Walkers, Lay Persons, Non-veterinary Healthcare Providers, and Veterinary Healthcare Providers who want to know and be certified by PDRE on how to perform Canine First Aid and CPR/CPCR as well as learn other lifesaving information and psychomotor skills in a wide variety of out-of-hospital and in-hospital settings.
    • Discover the necessary knowledge and appreciation for cultivating a higher quality of life for your adorable canine by taking our Veterinary Approved and Peer-reviewed Course!
  • Intravenous (IV) Therapy & Blood Withdrawal Certification
    • The Intravenous (IV) Therapy & Blood Withdrawal Certification Course is for healthcare providers who may be required to perform IV therapy and blood withdrawals in the healthcare settings.
    • These include personnel who will need the necessary knowledge, skills, and ability to begin, maintain, and perform to the highest standard of care infusion of intravenous fluids and withdraw of blood such as medical students, physicians, nurses (licensed vocational nurses LVNs, licensed practical nurses LPNs, registered nurses, nurse practitioners NPs), certified phlebotomy technicians, emergency medical technicians EMTs, paramedics and other designated healthcare providers. This Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) course will fulfill the mandatory requirement for licensure in the State of California.

Other Services:

Open Now:

Coming Soon:

  • Southern California Nursing Academy (SoCal Nursing)
    • Accredited Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) Program
      • LVN Curriculum Theory/Didactics and Clinical Training Provider approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)
  • Acute Trauma Life Support (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons (ACOS)
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • Advanced Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO) by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Fetal Heart Monitoring Course by Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 for Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Students and Postgraduate Residents and Fellows
  • Venture Commerce Investments LLC, a venture capital firm that specializes in investing in real estate, healthcare, technology, software and other seed, early and growth stage, and incubation investments
  • Many more educational, training, certification and licensure courses and program coming soon near you! Please stay tuned!!!

To find out more information about our classroom-based or online courses and programs, products, and services as well as our pricing options, please click on our COURSES & PRICING webpages to get started on your AHA training and nationally accredited certification(s).

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If you have any additional questions or concerns, please click on our Locations & Contact Us webpage to connect with us. We will be sure to help you immediately to the best of our abilities and to your 100% customer satisfaction.

***PDRE’s offices and/or professional educational services may be open for GROUP CLASSROOM-BASED, ONLINE, or OUT-OF-SITE AHA, AAP, and other instructional courses (English or Spanish-led classes) by scheduled appointment through our website’s easy online registration, phone, email, or in person as a walk-in (if class spaces are available).

***Special requested PRIVATE or OUT-OF-SITE AHA, AAP, ARC and other instructional courses can be arranged at specified locations, dates and times.

***We also offer Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and AED Service Support, and other products and services.

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  • Riverside (92501, 92504, 92505, 92502, 92503, 92506, 92507, 92513, 92514, 92515, 92516, 92517, 92519, 92521,92508, 92509, 92522)
  • Corona (92877, 92878, 92879, 92880, 92881, 92882, 92883)
  • Rancho Cucamonga (91730, 91701, 91729, 91737, 91739)
  • Upland (91784, 91785, 91786)
  • San Bernardino (92401, 92402, 92403, 92406, 92408, 92404, 92405, 92407, 92410, 92411, 92412, 92414, 92415, 92423, 92424, 92427, 92413, 92418)
  • Murrieta (92562, 92563, 92564)

Remember, before volunteering, interning, and actively participating in most healthcare-related extracurricular activities in hospitals, outpatient clinics and other health care settings, you need to have at least a Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR & AED) Certification by the American Heart Association (AHA).

These are inexpensiveenjoyableentertainingand one of the most professional out-of-site courses conveniently held near you at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) campus!

Let PDRE LLC and UCR AMSA help you in your journey into the medical field and beyond!

Please register below for your next AHA BLS (CPR & AED) and/or First Aid classes at the UCR Campus, presented by PDRE LLC and sponsored by the UCR Chapter of AMSA!

The location for this BLS/First Aid & CPR AED/ACLS/PALS/NRP/etc. course(s) is at the HUB Facilities or Orbach Science Library.

Highlander Union Building (HUB) 260: 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521

Orbach Science Library: Floor 3, Rooms 308 to 310

Please call us for more information about the location and time of the course!

Non-UCR AMSA students, healthcare providers, and non-healthcare providers are welcome to take this BLS course!

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