College Credit & CEUs

Enrollment for College Credit

Students may eligible to earn academic credit after the successful completion of the UCLA courses below at West Los Angeles College (WLAC).  For the most current guidelines, student eligibility, documentation required and process, please visit WLAC's Credit for Prior Learning page.


Corresponding WLAC Course No.

WLAC Course Name

WLAC Units

Basic Life Support CPR

Allied Health 21

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider


Emergency Medical Technician

Allied Health 52

Emergency Medical Training-Basic


Paramedic Preparation

Allied Health 53



Paramedic Program

Allied Health 43

Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Health Care Personnel



Allied Health 44

Introduction to Emergency Medical Services



Allied Health 45

Patient Assessment & Airway Management



Allied Health 46

Cardiology Assessment & Medical Emergencies



Allied Health 47

Emergency Response to Crisis



Allied Health 48

Medical Emergencies & Pharmacological Interventions



Allied Health 49

Clinical Internship



Allied Health 50

Field Internship


The process is briefly summarized:

  1. You must become a California Community College student for these units to be recorded. Complete WLAC’s online application and make sure you enroll for the current semester.
  1. Fill out the WLAC request for prior learning form (at WLAC's Credit for Prior Learning page) and follow the instructions on the form.
  1. Request an official copy of your transcript from UCLA by filling out the UCLA transcript request form and request the transcript to be sent to WLAC at:
  1. This process will take an average of 6-8 weeks and is subject to approval by WLAC. UCLA is unable to approve or expedite this process or requests.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care is an approved Continuing Education Provider for the California EMS (CEP #19-0307) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP #12416). Continuing education credit is available for most courses. The number of continuing education (CE) hours and objectives for a course are available upon request.


CPC Course

CEU Hours

ACLS Primary

4 CE hours (Online CE hours can be claimed on the AHA website with this link)

ACLS Recertification

7 CE hours

PALS Primary

4 CE hours (Online CE hours can be claimed on the AHA website with this link)

PALS Recertification

7 CE hours


CE can be claimed on the AHA website with this link

We offer CE for ACLS and PALS courses and they will be sent to you when you receive your eCard. We do not offer CE for BLS courses but you can claim your BLS CE on the AHA website with the above link or below instructions:

AHA CE Instructions Link

If you completed your AHA course online, you can claim your CME/CE credits on the site where you completed the course. CE credits can only be claimed once all components of the online course are complete.

  1. Login to
  2. Once logged in, on the upper right of your screen, select your name drop-down and select ‘Classes'.
  3. Once on the My Courses page, select the “Completed Courses” tab, and look under the “CME/CE Credits” column. Note: To claim CME/CE, you need to have fully completed the online portion of the course, including the evaluation. Once completed, the course will appear in “Completed Courses.”