Pediatric Acute Care Education

PALS Renewal

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.


Required Materials

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.

Approximate length of course

One day

Upcoming Courses

May 28, 2021

ACH Staff Only






PACE Program
Alberta Children's Hospital


28 Oki Drive NW

Calgary, AB  T3B 6A8

Cancellation  Policy

We understand that life happens and that sometimes you may need to cancel or change your course date. We require 30 days notice for a refund. We will charge a processing fee for the cancellation. The amount varies depending on the course and cost. It is $5 for the registration itself and 3.95% of the course fee. Should you need to cancel after the thirty days, we will gladly provide you with a credit towards any of our upcoming classes within two weeks notice. There are no refunds or credits for last minute cancellations.