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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

 
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an AHA course completion card valid for 2 years

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an AHA course completion card valid for 2 years

PALS 2 Day Provider Course

PALS 2 Day Provider course is designed for people who do not have a a current PALS Certification, or for those who have had it before but let their PALS Certification lapse and therefore, have to take the full class with us.


PALS Renewal

PALS Renewal is a class specifically for those who have a current PALS Certification and have to renew it before it expires.  If you let your PALS Certification expire, you will be REQUIRED to take the full PALS 2 Day Provider Course.


PALS Skills

PALS Skills is a skills check off session that lasts anywhere from 1 to 2 hours. This is designed for those who have completed the online portion and only need to come in to complete the hands on portion of the PALS Class. You may take as much time as you want to complete the online portion.

If you are not sure whether or not this is the class for you, give us a call at (720)639-2623


 

---- Who should take this class ----

For healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. For students seeking first-time or Re-certification for PALS training.

 If you have any questions if this class is for you, please call the Colorado Cardiac CPR office at (720)639-2623

 
 

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support
 

Course Description:   The PALS course gives healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children. The course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency management of pediatric patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest. The course covers treatment beyond the first few minutes of an emergency.

• Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation

• Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency
 

Course Content: 

Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy and identify and treat rhythm disturbances.

• Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardio-pulmonary arrest

• The systematic approach to pediatric assessment

• Effective respiratory management

• Validate skills for 1 and 2-person CPR and AED skills for infant and child

• Defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion

• Intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration

• Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Course Completion:

  • PALS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years. 

  • Certificate of Continuing Education