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

Here's what 2,350 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification reviewers have answered when asked “What is the one thing you wish you knew before earning this certification?”

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“More knowledge on IV push meds administered during a code.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“It is great to have.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“I am very happy to have this certification. Once finishing my RN, I knew this was a certification that I wanted to have.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“Helpful”

Aug. 14, 2019

“Many employers like to see candidates with this certification.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“How helpful it is”

Aug. 14, 2019

“For renewal”

Aug. 14, 2019

“How important it is to stay fresh on the material.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“Many employers require this certification prior to hire.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“The amount of time required to study for the test.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“I did not know that it was going to open so many opportunities”

Aug. 14, 2019

“I wish I would have pursued further certifications.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“Needed for any RN position.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“I cannot think of anything that I would have changed if I knew something beforehand. Nursing has been rewarding in every way and I have no regrets.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“Wish I earned it earlier than I first did. However, it's not required in all areas of nursing at this time.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“for the progression in a career as well as learning the proper techniques to aid in saving lives of someone in cardiac arrest.”

Aug. 14, 2019

“More Telemetry”

Aug. 13, 2019

“Wish there were more opportunities to study the material and learn more prior to taking the course.”

Aug. 13, 2019

“I have had this certification for years now and I feel that I was well prepared by my manager and peers on what to expect.”

Aug. 13, 2019

“I wish I knew you could do it online a long time ago.”

Aug. 13, 2019
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