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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.

More Information

Contact:  Linda Riseman, RN, TNSCC, CEN
ATLS Course Coordinator
lriseman@siumed.edu
217-545-5397