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PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Course Description:

The completely redesigned American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is based on new science evidence from the 2005 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC.  The goal of the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment; effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.


Course Length:  
Initial- Approximately 12 hours
Renewal-  Approximately 8 hours

Course Fee:

Initial- $250.00 (does not include PALS manual)
Renewal- $160.00 does not include PALS manual)

Intended Audience:

For 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.

Student Materials:

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course Guide - Includes PALS Student CD, PALS Precourse Checklist, PALS Pocket Reference Card    Fee - $45.00 (includes shipping and handling)

Group Training: Available on site for 6 or more participants

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