Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

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Course Registration Number (CRN):11169

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)     $295

Tuesday & Thursday,  May 29 & May 31, 2018     8:30am-5:00pm        

Ill or injured children/infants often hide or compensate for symptoms that could quickly become life-threatening. To prevent decline of these pediatric patients, providers must be able to quickly diagnose the underlying cause, treat the symptoms, and closely monitor the patient.

In the AHA’s advanced pediatric course, students learn how to use a systematic approach to quickly assess, identify the underlying cause, and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations. Students interact with real pediatric patient cases, realistic simulations, and animations to assess and treat these pediatric patients. This includes applying basic life support, following PALS treatment algorithms, and practicing effective resuscitation skills and team dynamics.

Through a combination of cognitive learning and psychomotor skills practice, the PALS Course improves students’ confidence and skill levels for delivering effective emergency pediatric care.

COURSE COVERS

  • The systematic approach to assess & treat a seriously ill or injured infant/child
  •  Recognition/management of cardiac arrest
  •  Basic child and infant life support skills
  •  Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  •  Recognition/management of respiratory distress & failure, including airway management
  •  Recognition & management of shock, including vascular access
  •  Recognition & management of arrhythmias, including electrical therapy
  •  Post-cardiac arrest care

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and PEARS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose.  Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

Register online or call 978-630-9569.

Devens Campus, One Jackson Place, 27 Jackson Road, Devens, MA  01434



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