Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and is home to several hospitals and research organizations. Albuquerque has a large Spanish speaking population, therefore bilingual medical professionals are sought after by health employers in New Mexico. Some of the top medical employers in Albuquerque include: Lovelace Medical Center, Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Rust Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital.
Many medical providers in New Mexico are required by their employers to maintain a current ACLS certification card. Our online ACLS course is an excellent option for medical providers in New Mexico as we are accepted in the state of New Mexico and our course was created by AHA trained medical doctors.
You may choose to take our online course, but there is also a list of local ACLS resources our New Mexico resource where you can obtain your ACLS card locally. The University of New Mexico hospital is a major health employer in the state. The hospital has a 24 hour emergency room and it is designed as a Level 1 trauma center. It also has the state’s only burn unit. The UNM hospital is the only stroke center in the area and cares for a large percentage of uninsured Albuquerque residents.
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is located in Albuquerque and was established in 1964. Its Rural Medicine program is consistently rated as one of the top programs in the nation. The school has had top rankings in the US News report since 1996. The schools are rated based on their quality of education, reputation, selectivity, resources, and number of graduates who go onto primary care specialties. There are also 5 departments at the school that rank in the top 40 nationally.
How much time does it take to finish the Albuquerque ACLS class?
For those with ACLS experience the course can take around 3-4 hours or so.
Is there a satisfaction guarantee with the Albuquerque ACLS course?
Yes, we provide a 60 day no risk trial for our course; at anytime you can request a refund during this trial period as long as you have not taken the final.
Will my information be protected with the online Albuquerque course?
Yes, all of your information is protected by Verisign, the highest level of security and data encryption online, and TrustE privacy services.
Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city and has a population of over 500,000 based 2008 U.S. Census estimates. It is ranked as the sixth fastest growing city in the U.S., and the Albuquerque metropolitan area is the 57th largest. About half of the whole New Mexico population lives in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Albuquerque was originally a Spanish town that was founded on the grounds of the oldest farming civilization in North America. It has a unique Native American, Hispanic, and European American history.
The climate of Albuquerque is arid with sunny and dry weather all throughout the year. The city receives an over 3000 sunshine hours per year. Almost 300 days per year have extended sunshine. Winters are short but temperatures can drop into the low 20s F to 30 F. Spring is windy and cool at the beginning and becomes warmer toward summer. Spring is also the driest season. Summer temperatures reach from 80 F to the upper 90s F and drops into the low 60s-70s overnight. The city receives very little rainfall with less than 10 inches of precipitation per year.
The heart of the city is the Old Town which features historic buildings that demonstrate the roots of the city that date back to 1706. The Old Town features adobe style buildings with flat roofs. There are a number of pueblos throughout the city that show evidence of the Native American influence. Acoma is one of the largest. It is an adobe village that sits on a rock mesa. It is considered to be the longest continually occupied community in the United States.
The Rio Grande National State Park has 2 miles of trails. The Rio Grande Biological Park has three different facilities: the Zoological Park, Botanic Garden, and the Albuquerque Aquarium. The Zoological Park is on 64 acres of land and features a lion exhibit and several species.
There are numerous art centers in the city including the KiMo Theater which is a historical landmark. The KiMo Theater hosts numerous performances and has capacity of 700. La Compania de Teatro de Albuquerque is one of the only Hispanic theater companies in the U.S. and stages several bilingual comedies, musicals, and dramas throughout the year.
Albuquerque is also home to research and educational institutions including the University of New Mexico (UNM), and Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute. There is much to do and see in Albuquerque because of its varied history and scenic landscaping.