By Ashley Prince, Nursing Student and MidlevelU Contributor
As a nursing student, I recently had to take an ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) course which proved to be a learning experience. The ACLS certification exam was a whole other challenge. While the material was overwhelming, I also realized it is essential to prepare me for my future role. Even though epi is usually the answer in an ACLS situation, I can't really rely on that, right? Sliding by without an understanding of the content could leave me in a precarious position as a nurse, unprepared to handle critical situations. So, I dove in. Here's a look at my experience.