Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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Course Overview:

All PALS courses have been reformatted to include an online component: 

  • The traditional 1 day PALS renewal course is now broken up into two portions.   An self-paced online component to complete your prerequisites, including a BLS exam. (approx 1-2hrs).  

  • This online component can be done anytime, at your own convenience, before the in-class portion.

(Completion time: approx 1-2hrs)

 

In class portion:

  • (9am - 3:30pm): In-class instruction starting with BLS/ACLS skills assessments, and scenarios with other participants. 

Prerequisites: 

Each student should have a basic understanding of the following:

  • Basic Life Support is required before completion of the ACLS program, a BLS renewal certificate will be issued to you during the PALS course at no extra cost.  

  • Recognition of common cardiac ECG rhythms

  • Effective management of airways and use of adjuncts

  • Knowledge of cardiac pharmacology

Description

The PALS course will introduced you to a wide range of life-threatening scenarios involving pediatric patients experiencing: respiratory emergencies, shock and cardiopulmonary arrest.

The goal is to strengthen your ability to recognize sick children and provide the correct treatment, and how to work effectively as a critical member of a healthcare team during pediatric emergencies.

These simulations will involve:

  • High-quality BLS 

  • Recognition of common pediatric cardiac ECG rhythms

  • Effective airway management and use of adjuncts

  • Knowledge of pediatric cardiopulmonary pharmacology 

  • Practical management of complex cases

  • High-performance team skills

What to bring to class: 

  • Please bring your own mask as we are practicing some restrictions for COVID 19.​

  • Where comfortable clothing as hands-on simulations are a part of the course.   

PALS Renewal (1 day)
Valid for 2 years

What you will receive

BLS
Certificate

Valid for 1 year
PALS
Certificate

Valid for 2 years
Confidence
in your
skills
Essential
practice


 

Attend the same course anytime

during your certification to practice

your skills.