Monday, January 25, 2010

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Pretest Nursing Credentials For A New Grad Student?

Nursing credentials for a new grad student? - pediatric advanced life support pretest

Hello, I am for the care of the school. Return After graduating, I plan on moving out of state to Georgia. I clicked on various responsibilities of the AHA (American Heart Association).

My question is for ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support), the powers have to increase my salary?

Do not have a passport to me before other candidates because he was a young graduate with the credentials? Received from the, what I've seen, you will not have the credentials automatically, while in nursing school.

I want a credential that you may have, while a graduate or nearing completion.

Thanks

2 comments:

Jill said...

No, these powers are not more money, but you are required to obtain certain jobs. All the nurses in a hospital must maintain BCLS (CPR especially for professionals). You can not in the emergency room or intensive care unit without ACLS. In general, you can not work in Pediatrics / PALS PICU. If you are working with babies, you have to keep NRP (neonatal resuscitation program).

The types of "powers" to get more money, in some cases, there is a nationwide nursing certification and certified in their field. For example, I work in the Patient OB / R & D, and I will get my certificate RNC-OB. You must have at least 2 years professional experience in this specialized area, then do a written exam to expertise in the field demonstrate. My nurses are charged an annual premium, which I believe, somewhere in the order of several hundred dollars. Also pay for nurses to participate in a refresher course or preparation for the exam and pay for the exam.

In reality, they are powers which, like Ne Winw graduates more money, but only things you need for your work.

kodysmit... said...

I live in Texas and I studied most hospitals usually hire you even without the BLS credential is indeed a prerequisite, so he does not expect to pay extra, but it should be. The 2 other powers, I think it depends on the hospital where you work.

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