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 Baton Rouge General Nursing Courses
 

Open to Community Nurses

  
 

Below you will find the courses that we offer and a brief description of each:

ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support:

2 Day Full Course –
An American Heart Association course offered by Baton Rouge General Community Training Center is totally redesigned to incorporate new science evidence from the 2005 Guidelines and a new methodology. Through the ACLS course, healthcare providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

This awards you 10.0 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, has been approved by Louisiana State Nurses Association for 15.8 contact hours in 2006 and for 10.0 contact hours offered in 2007.

All courses will be from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm and will be held in the Education Department at our Mid City location which is wheelchair accessible.

1 Day Recertification Course –
An American Heart Association course offered by BRGMC, not for contact hours that serves to review and refresh skills previously learned in the full 2 day course.

All courses will be held in the Education Department our Mid City location which is wheelchair accessible.

PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support -

2 Day Full Course –
An American Heart Association course offered by Baton Rouge General Community Training Center is based on new science evidence from the 2005 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC and a new teaching methodology. The goal for the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment, effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

This activity awards you 10.0 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, has been approved by Louisiana State Nurses Association for 15.8 contact hours in 2006 and for 10.0 contact hours offered in 2007.

1 Day Recertification Course –
An American Heart Association course offered by BRGMC, not for contact hours, serves to review and refresh skills previously learned in the full 2 day course.

All courses will be from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm and will be held in the Education Department at our Mid City location which is wheelchair accessible.

ECG Course –
A 2 day course developed and offered by BRGMC for Contact Hours that focuses on the electrophysiology of the heart and its relation to hemodynamic function, the normal ECG, and common dysrhythmias. The learner will be able to recognize and interpret a wide variety of ECG strips and relate the rhythm to the patients hemodynamic status.

This activity awards you 12.8 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

Basic ECG Course, has been approved by Louisiana State Nurses Association for 17.1 contact hours in 2006 and for 12.8 contact hours offered in 2007.

All courses will be from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Course location will be given to you when you register for the course, site is wheelchair accessible.

  
 Course Dates
  
 
PALS Dates (2-Day)
May 13, 14
Aug 17, 18
Nov 8, 9

 
PALS- Renewal Dates
April 14
July 12
Oct 12

 
ACLS (2-Day)
March 2, 3
June 3, 4
Aug 30, 31

 
ACLS-Renewal Dates
Feb 19
March 16
April 30
May 17
June 28
Aug 9
Sept 20

 
ECG Course
March 17, 18
May 11, 12
July 21, 22
Sept 28, 29
Nov 10, 11

 
Accreditation:
General Health System is an approved provider of continuing education by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
 
 
Registration Process/Cost of Courses:
To register for a course you can do so by emailing your request to us at educationmail@brgeneral.org or by calling Katie Hill at 225-381-6594. The cost for all 2-Day Initial Certification Courses is $225.00, all other course cost are $150.00. We accept credit cards, checks, or cash. Once Payment is received, a place will be reserved in the course and you may pick up your book and paperwork. Payment must be received in order to hold your place in the course. Please mail payment to Education - Attention: Katie Hill, 3600 Florida Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806, or bring payment to the Education Department on the 1st floor at the Mid City location. Please make checks payable to Baton Rouge General CTC.
 
 
Cancellation Process:
If for some reason you may not be able to attend a course that you are scheduled for or may need special accommodations, you must contact us by email or phone, at least seven working days prior to the course date. In lieu of reimbursement you may be rescheduled for another course date.
 
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