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EME-007: ACLS and BLS Training for Residents

ACLS and BLS Training for Residents: The Wisconsin Medical Society:

  • Encourages, as early as feasible in the first year of residency, the teaching of ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) to maintain certification.
  • Supports encouraging making ACLS and BLS an integral part of the residents’ training.
  • Strongly encourages Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training as early as feasible for ob/gyn, family medicine, pediatricians, anesthesiologists, and emergency medical programs, as appropriate. (HOD, 0412)