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Listening ACLS and PALS are they useful for residency matching?

I was wondering if going for ACLS or PALS courses help in getting residency?
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There's a question in ERAS asking you if you are certified ACLS or PALS but really it does not have that much weight to boost your profile.

These courses will be given to residents for free before they start, so I guess it's a waste of money if you do them now.
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Although it is not one of the screening/filtering criteria. However it might help you especially in the programs which might have financial issues so they don't have to pay your courses fees!! And to have them in your ERAS application is better than not having them.

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