AHA Certification Center Digital Badges


Add an AHA Certification Center badge to your LinkedIn Profile, Facebook Page, or Twitter account to validate your professional and technical expertise.

Anyone can verify your certification by clicking on your badge. It will display verified information such as issue date and what it took to earn the badge. You can demonstrate to health care organizations and the public, that you have professionally met national performance standards specific to your job role.

How It Works

  1. You will receive an email notifying you to claim your badge at our partner Credly’s website
  2. Click the link in the email
  3. Create an account on the Credly site and confirm your email

AHA Certification badges are:

AHA Certification logo with social media images
  • Shareable on any digital platform: social media, email signature, embedded on your resume, or the web
  • Authenticated by AHA Certification Center and trusted by employers, colleagues, and industry peers
  • A single source that combines your credentials and provides a complete overview of your skills

Badge Offerings

Click on each badge for more details

Frequently Asked Questions

  • A badge is a digital way to represent your certification achievement. They are web-enabled versions of a credential which can be verified in real-time, online.

  • You receive a digital badge image from our partner, Credly. Once you visit the Credly website and claim your badge, you will have the option to share this digital image that is linked back to detailed metadata on the Credly website. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.

  • Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly’s Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Credly Platform.

  • You will receive an email notification from the Credly Platform (admin@youracclaim.com) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

  • You can share your badge directly from the Credly Platform using a unique URL to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.

    Credly also offers seamless integration with several popular social and professional networking platforms for the display of credentials as badges.

  • You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

  • While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s Platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.

  • Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Credly Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.

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  • It takes (x) weeks to have information uploaded. If after this time frame then go to blank.

  • If you have issues with your badge (i.e. you don't receive a badge, you delete a badge and need to have it reissued), contact AHA Certification Center at certification@aha.org.

    If you have any questions about how to navigate the Credly platform, visit support.credly.com.

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