Public Safety Center

Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN)


 This course is designed to enhance the currently licensed Pennsylvania Registered Nurse's (RN) already existing professional and clinical experience. Although not required, a solid foundation in Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology and Cardiology is recommended.

 The Fall 2014 PHRN program will begin August 26, 2014 and run through until March 3, 2015.   Class will be held at HACC-Shumaker Public Safety Center located at HACC-Harrisburg Campus every Tuesday from 8:00AM -4:00PM.  In addition to the classroom time, students are required to complete on-line assignments as well as complete a minimum of 144 clinical hours throughout the duration of the program.  These clinical hours are in addition to the classroom hours and are scheduled by the student at his/her convenience at HACC’s existing clinical sites throughout Central Pennsylvania.

 Tuition for this course offering is $1,500.00. This price includes all required textbooks.  Those students who successfully complete our course will be eligible to take the Pennsylvania Department of Health certification exam(s).  Successful completion of the course will also include certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), and Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (EVDT).

 This course is offered as a non-credit program. All candidates are required to schedule an interview with the Program Coordinator prior to acceptance. 

 For more information and to schedule your interview, contact the EMS Education Unit at HACC at (717) 780-2618 or e-mail the Program Coordinator, Bob Stakem, at rpstakem@hacc.edu 



HACC-Shumaker Public Safety Center is a Pennsylvania Department of Health accredited certification Training Institute.