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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Emergency and Critical Care Nurse Training Program

If You’re the best and the brightest, HCA East Florida Division wants you to enroll in a training program to prepare nurses to work in emergency and critical Care service departments.

photo of nurses wheeling patient in gurneyThis course is for the experienced nurse in transition or the new graduate nurse with prior healthcare experience seeking opportunities for professional expansion and development in the critical care or emergency room environments.

The 10 to 15 week course introduced the CCRN and ENA standards of practice and covers all the components of the role of the critical care or ED nurse. A blended approach to learning consists of on-line and face-to-face classroom activities:

  • Simulation
  • Case studies
  • Lectures
  • Followed by extensive clinical preceptorship

This cutting edge, interactive, learning environment accelerates the time typically required for a new nurse to become confident with their newfound nursing skills. Qualified applicants must have a current Florida license and the ability to commit to two years of full employment.

Nurse Specialty Program Schedule

Emergency Department Course: TBD

Upon completion students will have received:

  • First Triage
  • ACLS (If needed)
  • PALS Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Stroke Certification
  • TNCC Certification
  • CPI Certification
  • ECCO
  • 7 Weeks – ED Didatic
  • 5 Weeks – Clinical Preceptorships on Units

Critical Care: TBD

  • Stroke Certification
  • Head to Toe Assessment
  • ECCO
  • 4 Weeks – Didatic
  • 5 Weeks – Clinical Preceptorships on Units

Nurse Specialty Course Benefits

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits while you learn
  • Re-location Assistance provided greater than 50 miles

For future consideration, please go to the Careers page, click Search Jobs, and enter Job Number 01643-9191.