The Acute Care Nursing (ACN) series consists of a series of classes & skills labs focused primarily in the Critical Care or Emergency Department environment.
This two-week intensive lecture and skills lab series provides review and introductory info on the five most common emergencies that happen to our hospitalized patients.
The ACN series is designed for the third or fourth semester nursing student who is seeking clinical internship and subsequent employment in a high-acuity patient environment, but has also been found to be an excellent addition of knowledge for the new graduate nurse.
Not only will this series supply you with on the job preparation but it will also help teach you how to secure your future position. Professional career prep lectures and exercises prepare the student for their first nursing employment search process with resume assistance, mock interviews, and tips on marketing themselves for the currently competitive job market.
The ACN Series covers these topics
- Pediatric Emergencies
- Cardiac Emergencies
- Neurologic Emergencies
- Pulmonary Emergencies
- Renal and GI Emergencies
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Critical Lab Value and EKG Interpretation
- Electrolyte Disorders
- Resume Make-Over
- Mock Interview.
- ABG Lab
- I.V. Insertion and Lines Lab
- Advanced Airway Management Lab
- Mock Codes Lab
- EKG Strip Interpretation Lab
- ACLS Pharmacology
- Rapid Assessment Lab
- Calling Report and Calling Physicians Lab
Aki Williams: RN, has over 25 years of experience in the Acute Care and pre-hospital environment. A former critical care, emergency department and flight nurse, she brings humor and common sense to the classroom.
Suggested text and learning
The cost of the ACN-based reading materials is included in your ACN registration fee. All ACN course reading materials will be distributed during the series. There is no required pre-reading or study, all materials will be reviewed in class..