How to prepare for ACLS? - page 2

any thoughts on how to get ready for ACLS, when I've never had it before? I just finished PALS, and it wasn't that hard, but I've heard that ACLS is harder....... Read More

  1. by   sjrn85
    It's certainly not like it was years ago! :uhoh21:
  2. by   WindwardOahuRN
    Quote from sjrn85
    It's certainly not like it was years ago! :uhoh21:
    LOL---ain't that the truth!

    ACLS is now pretty much a guaranteed kill. Even if you fail the final exam, they hand it back to you for review, and let you see what you messed up. Then they give you your card.

    Anyone here remember the days when you were handed twenty different rhythms, had to identify them, then had to state how you would treat them?

    They've cut out that part, along with the intubation requirement.

    Piece o' cake, IMHO.
  3. by   leekun2010
    thats good to know

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