Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Initial Provider

This one-day course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory management or cardiac arrest. The PALS course is for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest utilizing a systematic approach to pediatric assessment is the focus of this course.

Target Audience: The primary target audience for this course is pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Prerequisite: Current BLS certification
Textbook: MANDATORY 2010 American Heart Association PALS Provider Manual (90-1052)
Dates: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: JCC, Public Safety Building; Room J1320
Registration Fee: $75.50 includes course and certification card

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Recertification Course

This one-day course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory management or cardiac arrest. The PALS course is for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest utilizing a systematic approach to pediatric assessment is the focus of this course.

Target Audience: The primary target audience for this course is pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Prerequisite: Current BLS and PALS certification
Textbook: MANDATORY 2010 American Heart Association PALS Provider Manual (90-1052)
Dates: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: JCC, Public Safety Building; Room J1320
Registration Fee: $75.50 includes course and certification card

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) eLearning Skills Session

A skills session is the hands-on portion of an AHA eLearning course and includes Parts 2 and 3 — skills practice and testing. It is conducted in-person after a student completes Part 1 online. For admission into a skills session, students must present their Part 1 Certificate of Completion to the AHA Instructor. HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course meets the requirements for obtaining an AHA ACLS Provider course completion card. For additional information regarding Part 1 visit Online AHA | American Heart Association.

Prerequisite: Part 1 Certificate of Completion
Dates: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: JCC, Public Safety Building; Room J1320
Registration Fee: TBA

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You must preregister:
Please use the Continuing Education registration form (PDF)