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The PHRN Prepare modules are designed to assist registered nurses with gaining additional knowledge that is beneficial as they challenge the process of the Prehospital Nurse certification.
The PHRN Prepare modules are conducted by Regional Council staff and assistants and are provided at no cost to the participants.
The PHRN Prepare modules are not mandatory, are not a requirement for certification, and are not considered an examination. These modules are most beneficial for Registered Nurses with little or no prehospital experience.
PHRN Prepare – Module 1 ( 5 hours )
Class Work includes the following:
PHRN Prepare – Module 2 ( 7 hours )
This module is designed to assist the Registered Nurse who is interested in earning the Pennsylvania Pre-hospital Registered Nurse certification ( PHRN ). The course is divided in to four sections; advanced airway management, trauma patient management, cardiac rhythm review, and EMS Operations. Additionally, this module will allow the PHRN candidate to learn about and practice with equipment that is utilized by pre-hospital ALS providers who function with an ambulance or flight service.
Course work includes the following:
Advanced Airway Management ( Adult and Pediatric )
Supraglottic Airway Devices
Prehospital utilization of CPAP devices
Emergency airway procedures
Intraosseous access via manual and mechanical devices
Trauma patient intubation with spinal immobilization
Triage / Mass Casualty management
Medical Incident Command
PHRN Prepare – Module 3
This module is designed to assist providers in preparing for the NREMT cognitive exam. The candidate will take a practcie exam, discuss the structure and format of the NREMT cognitive exam, CAT/CBT testing, a review of exam material, and a discussion about testing center locations and logistics.
PHRN Prepare - Module 4 – Management of Cardiac Emergencies
This class will provide a review of cardiac dysrhythmias and the treatment of Cardiac Emergencies in the prehospital setting. Additionally, a review of 12-lead ECG interpretation will be introduced with an emphasis on the identification of a STEMI.
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