PALS Course

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 cardioversion, 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- 2-rescuer Child CPR/AED and 2- 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: due 7 days before class

1.  Current, valid AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider card

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

3. AHA PALS Pre-Course Test (This must be completed and turned in 7 days  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. ***Pick the PALS Precourse Self Assessment***

4  Student Materials (Required): If you do not own a manual-please purchase one as your sign-up for the class.
PALS Provider Manual 2020 Guidelines
**Available for purchase at  WE R CPR®

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.