Pediatric Advanced Life Support
All PALS courses have been reformatted to include an online component:
Day 1 (online):
The traditional 2 day PALS Provider course is now broken up into two portions. Day 1 is a self-paced online component from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (approx 4-5 hrs).
This online component can be done anytime, at your own convenience, before Day 2.
Day 2: (In class)
(9am - 5pm): In-class instruction starting with BLS/PALS skills assessments, and scenarios with other participants.
Each student should have a basic understanding of the following:
Basic Life Support is required before completion of the PALS 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
The PALS course will introduce 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:
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 due to COVID-19.
Wear comfortable clothing as hands-on simulations are a part of the course.
PALS Blended Provider
Valid for 2 years
What you will receive
Valid for 1 year
Valid for 2 years
Attend the same course anytime
during your certification to practice