Course Description: American Heart Association - PALS Certification Course (Initial)
The American Heart Association - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification Course (Initial) is designed for healthcare providers who wish to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to provide advanced life support to critically ill or injured pediatric patients. This course is intended for nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, and other healthcare workers who may be required to respond to pediatric emergencies.
The PALS Certification Course (Initial) provides a comprehensive overview of pediatric advanced life support techniques, including high-performance team dynamics, systems of care, basic life support, airway management, pharmacology, and electrical therapy. Participants will also learn how to assess and manage pediatric patients with respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological emergencies.
In this course, you will learn to:
Recognize and respond to pediatric cardiopulmonary emergencies Perform advanced pediatric life support techniques Manage pediatric cardiac arrest and other pediatric emergencies Work effectively in high-performance teams Use advanced airway management techniques Administer appropriate pediatric pharmacological interventions Use pediatric electrical therapy and cardiac monitoring
Upon successful completion of the PALS Certification Course (Initial), participants will receive an American Heart Association PALS Provider card, which is valid for two years. This certification demonstrates that you have the knowledge and skills required to provide advanced life support to critically ill or injured pediatric patients.
Certification: American Heart Association PALS Provider card, valid for two years
Note: This course is intended for healthcare professionals who wish to become certified in PALS. If you are not a healthcare professional, please visit the AHA website for other course options.