ACLS on resume before class or only after?

  1. I am taking ACLS in 2 weeks. I have an interview tomorrow. Can I put this on my resume? Should it go on my cover letter? Or should I just mention it in the interview???

    I have other certifications pending as well, but again, these are all within the next two weeks. This interview caught me off guard!

    Also, do I need to bring a cover letter to the interview? How many?
    Last edit by CP2013 on Feb 17, '13 : Reason: spelling error
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  3. by   elprup
    You can always put ACLS expected with date. That way they know you are getting it!
  4. by   ♪♫ in my ♥
    I wouldn't worry about it for the interview. Likely they won't even mention it. They know that you'll get it as needed.

    Don't bother bringing cover letters to the interview.
  5. by   CP2013
    Thanks. I went ahead and printed it without the ACLS on the advice of a few other friends. I am interviewing for a tech position, and not an RN one, since I won't graduate for a few more months. (The ACLS class is for one of my classes, we get course credit and something to put on our resume!)

    I figure since it's truly not pertinent to my PCT position, I will include it on my new grad resume only, which I will begin sending out in less than 3 months! (EXCITING!!!)

    Thanks for your help!!!

    Wish me luck on this interview. This unit would be a DREAM unit to work on, and I just hope the staff is as great as the unit and that they want me to work with them, as a tech, and as a nurse in the very near future!