City of Milwaukee Health Information for Medical Professionals
The largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee is filled with activities of all sorts for visitors and residents to enjoy. From fine arts to fine dining to sports, Milwaukee has it all, including the biggest music festival in the world.
Wisconsin boasts the third lowest level in the nation of uninsured residents, as well as the fourth highest rate of immunized children (ages 19 to 35 months). It also has the fourth lowest rate in the nation for infectious disease.
In Milwaukee, many employers of medical professionals require current a current ACLS card. Medical professionals may use any of the resources listed on our Wisconsin resource page or they may obtain their ACLS certification or recertification through our online course.
Our program was created by AHA trained physicians and is accepted in all fifty states in the U.S.
One of the hospitals located in Milwaukee is Columbia-St. Mary’s. Columbia-St. Mary’s is a 300 bed (licensed) full-service facility. It is also home to the Regional Burn Center-the only one in the eastern part of Wisconsin. It is equipped with 16 surgical suites and 45 patient rooms in the Emergency Department.
Columbia-St. Mary’s also offers clinical trials and academic programs, along with a wide variety of programs and services for the community including weight loss, drug treatment, “joint camp”, both men’s and women’s continence services, pulmonary conditioning and rehab, cardiac rehabilitation, chiropractic medicine and a pain management center.
The second largest university in Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is located in Milwaukee and touts a compilation of twelve schools, including a school for nursing, a school for health sciences and the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health. The main campus is located on 104 acres and the school itself is comprised of about 50 buildings.
The enrollment size for UWM is approximately 30,000 (2011 to 2012 school year) and it offers 180 degree programs.
ACLS Frequently Asked Questions for Milwaukee Medical Professionals
Can I add BLS to my ACLS course?
Yes. The BLS certification can be added for $95; the BLS recertification for $65.
Did real medical professionals write your Milwaukee ACLS course?
Yes. Our materials meet the most current AHA guidelines and have been created by AHA trained medical physicians.
Can I pay for your Milwaukee ACLS course securely?
Yes. Payment can be made securely online with Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express cards.
Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and part of Milwaukee County. The 2008 estimated population was 604,477. It is the main economic center of the Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha metropolitan area that has a population of 1,739,497. The city is known for its manufacturing and breweries and has recently become a cultural and business center for the upper Midwest.
Weather in Milwaukee is influenced by the Great Lakes and there are often shifts in weather as a result. The winters are very cold and summers are warm and humid. There are a wide range of temperatures throughout the year due to the city’s continental climate. The area of the city is 96.1 square miles and it receives 32 inches of rain per year and 45 inches of snow per year.
The city is home to six Fortune 1000 manufacturers and it is a commercial hub for the Great Lakes. There is also a diverse services economy. It is one of the top manufacturing centers in the United States and ranks second in the United States in percentage of the workforce that works in a manufacturing job.
There are numerous small to medium sized industrial companies that employ the residents of Milwaukee. Although the city is known for being a brewing capital, only one percent of the city’s industrial product is related to brewing. Rather it is primarily the manufacturing of machinery that comprises the foundation of the manufacturing economy.
Milwaukee has a historic district that features old architectural styles that is influenced by Irish, Flemish, and Greek Revival styles. Milwaukee also has notable church architecture. The St. Joan of Arc Chapel at Marquette University was designed as a fifteenth century French chapel. The Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary has unique spires and artistic stained glass.
Other tourist attractions include the Milwaukee County Zoo that is home to 2,000 animals and 350 species. The zoo has other events like workshops, celebration, and concerts. The Wehr Nature center has self-guided tours and three gardens on 200 acres of land. The center also has five miles of hiking trails.
The arts and culture of Milwaukee have been influenced by its German immigrants who created the first music and theater groups in the city. The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts hosts the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Ballet Company, the Milwaukee Youth Symphony, and the Florentine Opera Company. Milwaukee also features several art museums for art aficionados.