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Nursing Courses

CAMLS offers a myriad of nationally recognized courses and courses developed at CAMLS through the USF Health Continuing Professional Development department housed at CAMLS. Courses are offered throughout the year. Courses are geared toward a wide variety of specialties and are for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Review the list of courses offered and click each course title to read a description of what the course offers.

ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification and Recertification)
ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. This course also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Hands-on, case-based scenarios are presented.
ATCN (Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses)
The ATCN course is an advanced course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient. The ATCN course is taught concurrently with ATLS.
Basic Hemodynamic Monitoring
Provides hands-on skills including hemodynamic monitoring equipment and setup, direct arterial pressure, central venous catheter, pulmonary artery catheter, cardiac output testing and calculations, oxygenation, transport measurement and calculations and pharmacological management and calculations.
Critical Care Bootcamp for the Experienced Nurse
Discussion and hands on application of consciousness scale and mental awareness, motor and sensation assessment, cranial nerve and brain stem function assessment, intracranial pressure monitoring, neuromuscular blockade therapy, spinal cord injuries, subarachnoid hemorrhages, strokes, and brain injuries.
Critical Care Internship Program for the New Nurse
The Critical Care Internship Program is for new nurses entering critical care. The curriculum is structured in modules, or units of study, including both theoretical and practical elements and a web-based program that addresses caring for the critically ill.
FCCS (Fundamental Critical Care Support)
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) internationally renowned two-day FCCS course is the go-to resource for training non-intensivist house staff, residents, pharmacists, nurses, or other critical care practitioners how to recognize patient status deterioration and manage critically ill and injured patients effectively.
Obstetrical Emergencies
Hands-on educational experience provides training for obstetrical nurses, providing care during delivery. Simulated cases provide learners a chance to practice the management of life-threatening obstetrical emergencies.
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