Ok so, I know nurses are required to take continuing education courses every 2 years, but where do you take them? Also, how many do you have to take and how long are they? Is it anything like the NCLEX? I live in Florida by the way.
Jul 20, '12
If you are working in a hospital, check with the Education Department of your facility. If you aren't part of a hospital, call your local hospital's Education Department. They should have information for you re: ACLS, CPR, Unit specific classes that you need to take etc. They are usually taught by hospital Educators (who are RN's), Paramedics, or outside contractors (who, if they aren't currently nurses, are retired medical educators who are required also too keep up on what they teach.) Classes can be as short as an hour to all day or multi-day in length. Though personally I've never seen one longer than 2 days. Hope this helps.
Last edit by simonemesina on Jul 20, '12
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