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PALS

PALS

The American Heart Association (AHA) PALS course includes the skills recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, the systematic approach to pediatric assessment, effective respiratory management, defibrillation and synchronized cardio-version, intra-osseous access and fluid bolus administration, and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

For successful completion of this course students must pass the 1- and 2- rescuer Child CPR/AED and 2- rescuer infant CPR/AED skills test, complete all learning stations, complete the written exam with a score of 84% or higher and pass 2 PALS core case scenarios as a team leader providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive an AHA PALS course completion card which is valid for two years. Course length: approximately 14 hours.

Pre-requisites:

1. PALS agreement form- signed and returned to WE R CPR® one week in advance. Pre-payment for course is required at this time.

2. Current, valid AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider card

3. Current, valid AHA PALS card (renewals only)

4. AHA PALS Pre-Course Test (This must be completed and turned in one week before the class. This will also help you prepare for the class.)

Click HERE for the pre-course self-assessment and other AHA PALS study material. ***Contact us for the password***

Student Materials (Required):
PALS Provider Manual (part # 90-1052)
**Available at WE R CPR® or may be purchased at Channing-Bete .

Intended audience:
Healthcare providers responding to emergencies involving infants and children including…

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Paramedics, and others working in fields such as emergency response, emergency medicine or intensive and critical care units.