The American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.
- Simulated pediatric emergencies teach and reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics.
- Emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with pediatric life uupport interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.
Download PALS Provider Pre-course Welcome Letter and Agenda.
*The American Heart Association promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.