Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course

PALS Training

The American Heart Association's Pediatric Advanced Life Support course provided through Nationwide Health LLC is based on science evidence from the 2005 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. The goal of the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Skills taught include 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; intraossous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Card Type:

PALS Course Completion Card

Written/Skills Exam:

Required for completion