Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Full Provider Course

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Full Provider Course

This 2 day course focuses on the assessment and management of acutely ill pediatric patients. Day 1 introduces students to special considerations in the assessment and management of acutely ill pediatric patients. Lecture topics include respiratory failure, shock, and prevention of cardiac arrest. We will also complete skill stations teaching advanced airway management, vascular access, and cardiac rhythm disturbances. On day 2 students will participate in teaching stations covering respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest/rhythm disturbances. The course concludes with practical and written evaluations.

Upon successful completion students will receive a PALS recognition card from the American Heart Association. Students must have the current AHA PALS textbook and complete all pre-course materials. Those that do not complete pre-course materials will not be permitted in the class.

 

Key Facts

2 day course
2 year certification
Course fee: $225

Prerequisites

This course is recommended for paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians. Having a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR) card is strongly recommended. Students must complete all pre-course material prior to the beginning of class.

Required Materials

Course fee includes your required textbook. Textbooks are available at 2001 “O” Street or the can be mailed with two weeks prior notice.

Special Notes

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

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