Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course
Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated paediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach paediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
- 1 and 2 – rescuer child CPR and AED use
- 1 and 2 – rescuer infant CPR
- Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
- Key changes in paediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Management of respiratory emergencies
- Resuscitation team concept
- Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
- Systematic Approach to Paediatric Assessment
- Vascular access
The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.
- Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
- Hands active participation and hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency Course
- COURSE COMPLETION CARD / CERTIFICATE
- Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, will receive a PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years.
- PALS Emergency Crash Cart Cards, PALS Pocket Reference Card and PALS Provider Manual with Pocket Reference Card
- CEU: 34
- Course Duration: 2 Days