Critical Care Training for Registered Nurses (185)

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee’s Critical Care Program for registered nurses begins March 30 in the medical education building of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

 The 140-hour continuing education course will meet each Monday and Tuesday through June 2. Vee Rice, RN, PhD. and Penny Vaughan, RN, MSN, will teach the class.

 Rice and Vaughan have been critical care nursing instructors for 25 years. They offer up-to-date course content ready for use at patients’ bedsides.

 In a recent survey of critical care nurses who completed the course a majority said the program was the best learning experience of their professional careers.

 Prior to the critical care course, UT also is offering a three-day basic arrhythmia course. The class is for persons who monitor patients, emergency medical services personnel, and others who may be preparing for advanced cardiac life support courses.

 The arrhythmia course will be presented 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 23-25, also in the education building of the medical center.

 For more information call the UT Critical Care Program Office in Nashville, 615-327-2282; or Teresa Roberts, educator, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, 931-520-2649.

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