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Classes and Events Calendar
Classes and Events Calendar

PALS for Health Care Providers

The American Heart Association PALS course is designed to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children. 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 – 2 days
  • Renewal – 1 day

Times:

  • Initial - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Renewal - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2012 Dates:

  • Initial - April 17-18, June 25-26, Aug. 27-28, Oct. 2-3
  • Renewal - March 12, May 2, July 16, Sept. 11, Nov. 1, Dec. 10

Cost:

  • Initial - $150
  • Renewal - $75 + $50 for manual

Audience: 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.

Dates, times and locations for this event
Ongoing  Location: Texas Health Allen