Pediatric Advanced Life Support - PALS

 

The AHA’s PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Initial healthcare providers course.
Certification Renewals

The PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants or children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Classroom-based course working and interacting with an instructor in a group setting.
Includes realistic, clinical scenarios that encourage active participation – using video and simulations.
The course is comprehensive and includes our systematic approach to assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations
Uses a hands-on class approach to reinforce skills competency.

Students will learn the following;

High-quality infant & Child CPR AED
Recognition of the need for immediate intervention
Recognition of pulmonary distress and cardiac arrest early and application of early and effective CPR.
Apply team dynamics
You will be able to differentiate between respiratory distress and failure.
Early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
Identifying and managing hypotensive shock.
Early interventions for the treatment of cardiogenic shock
Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias.
Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
Post–cardiac arrest management certification:

PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years.

Continuing Education:

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), please refer to the CEU chart page.


AHA Disclaimer:

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

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