PHRN - Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse
A PHRN performs advanced Emergency Medical Service (EMS), and may perform additional nursing skills as a member of the crew of ground ambulance or Quick Response Service (QRS) Avanced Life Support (ALS) services.
Function as a Prehospital Registered Nurse (PHRN). Emphasis is on the role of the PHRN, the recognition, assessment, and management of medical and traumatic emergencies. The PHRN primarily provides prehospital care to a variety of patients with medical and trauma related illnesses and injuries.
The Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse Program provides supplemental education to licensed RNs to practice within an EMS System as emergency medical services personnel for pre-hospital and inter-hospital emergency care and non-emergency transports in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Section 515.730 of the Illinois EMS Act.
Contact: Linda Riseman, RN, TNSCC, CEN
ATLS Course Coordinator