AHA PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
This course is offered through the American Heart Association (AHA).
This course is designed for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to
• Perform high‐quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) per American Heart Association (AHA) basic life support (BLS) recommendations
• Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
• Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds
• Apply team dynamics
• Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure
• Perform early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
• Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
• Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock
• Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
• Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
• Implement post–cardiac arrest management
This course is a blended course which involves online sessions via an AHA HeartCode and also a hands-on/skills test portion with one of our instructors.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate that is valid for two-years. The certificate will be provided the same day that the in-person skills session is completed.
Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
Please contact us for more information regarding registration for this course.
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This course is offered through the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) – which is a nationally accredited organization and follows all of the American Heart Association guidelines.