Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

We asked 3505 job seekers about their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 76% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • 28% said earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification helped them make more money
  • 58% said earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification helped them get a job
  • 93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

What are people saying about getting a Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,489 responses

28% said earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,489 responses

58% said earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,488 responses

93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification?

Based on 3,505 responses

Required for my current job
76%
Make more money
5%
Changing careers
3%
Get an edge over other candidates
9%
Help my career progression
35%
Other
9%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,653 responses

Registered Nurse View jobs
63%
Charge Nurse View jobs
4%
Nurse View jobs
3%
Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs
2%
Registered Nurse - ICU View jobs
2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification?

1,871 people answered

“I already had the certification however it expires every 2 years.”

July 19, 2019

“I would have got it sooner if I would have known the education was so valuable.”

July 19, 2019

“ACLS is starting to become s requirement in each unit I’ve worked with”

July 19, 2019

“Many employers are not requiring this certification.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I would have started sooner.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification?

2,295 people answered

“The basic life support is much needed for everyone to benefit. You may one day help save a family members life.”

July 19, 2019

“Excellent way to improve outcomes of patients.”

July 19, 2019

“Study prior to attending class due to it being accelerated”

July 19, 2019

“This helps when anyone is choking and you can intervene and help save their life.”

July 19, 2019

“Having this certification is beneficial for all family members.”

July 19, 2019
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