Pediatric Acute Care Education
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider
Stay current as a PALS provider. Routine re-certification is required every two years. This 1-day intensive refresher program covers what you need to know to pass the test, including the latest changes in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's guidelines.
You will review the assessment criteria for infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest and to identify the signals and/or actions for the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. You will also be able to demonstrate assessment and performance skills in Pediatric Advanced Life Support including for shock/respiratory failure, airway management/intubations, dysrhythmia recognition, resuscitation, and vascular access for infants and children.
You must have a current AHA PALS provider card - current within 2 years. There is no grace period awarded for expired provider cards. A current Heart & Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support/BCLS card is required current within 1 year.
The American Heart Association PALS textbook (2015). Please note that this is not included in the course fee and must be obtained by each student.
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