The PALS course is designed to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.
The PALS course covers:
Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
PALS treatment algorithms
Effective resuscitation team dynamics
PALS training is intended for professionals who must be credentialed as a requirement for doing their jobs, including:
Emergency room, family, and other physicians
Nurses and nurse practitioners
Intensive care and critical care providers
Other providers required to initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies
It is strongly recommended that the student purchase and review the 2010 AHA PALS Textbook prior to attending the course.
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a PALS Provider Course Completion Card.