Acls - page 3
As a ER RN are you required to be ACLS prepared?!?!?... Read More
Mar 2, '07Occupation: ER Nurse - Pedi and Adult Specialty: 6 year(s) of experience in Tele, ICU, ER ; From: US ; Joined: Aug '06; Posts: 502; Likes: 96Our ER requires BLS, ACLS, and PALS. Trauma is optional since we have a level 1 trauma center up the road (affiliated hospital). National cert is also optional.
Mar 2, '07Specialty: 30 year(s) of experience in Critical Care ; Joined: Oct '06; Posts: 506; Likes: 117We are required to have ACLS & PALS within 6 months of hire for ER, ICU and PACU staff. We are a small, rural hospital pretty far from everything. Obtaining any of these can be a bit problematic because there is no access to the classes elsewhere. Our hospital provides them 3 - 4 times a year.
Mar 2, '07Occupation: ER Nurse Specialty: 7 year(s) of experience in Med/Surge, ER ; Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 136; Likes: 9Definately. We are also required to have PALS, TNCC, and of course BCLS.
Mar 9, '07Joined: Dec '06; Posts: 3; Likes: 1I finished BCLS PALS and ACLS prior to appling to the ER and got the job over those who had not taken the ACLS yet.