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.
- Initial – 2 days
- Renewal – 1 day
- Initial - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Renewal - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- 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
- 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.