Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Course Description:

For healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies, the American Heart Association’s PALS course is a valuable training tool to improve outcomes for critically ill infants and children.  This course is for the experienced health care provider who is comfortable with pediatric information, works in an ED, PICU, NICU, Pediatrics, Paramedicine or has had the class numerous times.

PALS Pre-Test Link:  www.heart.org/eccstudent code: palsprovider

COURSE PREREQUISITE:

Provide a copy to the training department a non-expired AHA PALS Provider card  If your AHA PALS Provider has expired more than thirty (30) days, a two (2) day initial course may be arranged with the training dept. Complete the self-assessment modules on the AHA Student website:

  • PALS Pre-Test Link:  www.heart.org/eccstudent code: palsprovider
  • Provide the results to the training department prior to class start

 

TEXTBOOKS:

Textbooks may be purchased from:

Textbooks may also be loaned from Rural Metro Clinical Services.

LENGTH OF COURSE:

This is usually an eight (8) hour course, not including a one (1) lunch.

AT THE END OF THE CLASS:

  • You will receive an AHA PALS cards
  • You will also receive eight (8) hours of CE

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