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PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Initial and Renewal Courses)

 There is a very clear emphasis on priorities in assessment and management of the ill or injured child. The practical application of cognitive and psycho-motor skills in pediatric resuscitation situations are emphasized in case presentations. Participants in the PALS course will have an opportunity to practice emergency techniques such as intraosseous needle insertion, ventilating a child with a bag valve mask, intubation, and cardioversion/defibrillation of a child. Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Paramedics, other Health Care Professionals.


Class Cost

Initial $259.00

Renewal $230.00

Skills

Upon completing the PALS course, the participant will be able to:

  • Define conditions which put a child at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • List parameters which indicate cardiovascular compromise in the pediatric patient.
  • Describe strategies for preventing cardiopulmonary arrest in children.
  • Demonstrate skill in establishing and maintaining an airway in children.
  • Discuss the sequence and priorities of pediatric resuscitation.

Prerequisites

Basic Life Support/CPR for Healthcare Provider

(Copy of current CPR car must be submitted with your registration)

Upcoming Classes

(Click on the course date to register.)

September 22, 2020 PALS Renewal 0800-1600

November 17, 2020 PALS Renewal 0800-1600

When making a payment, list the student’s name in the “patient name” box and PALS in the “run number” box.