American Heart Association

Pals Certification Course

UPCOMING CLASSES

PALS Certification with ACLS EDU

Should a child experience a respiratory or cardiac emergency, do you have the skills to step forward? As a healthcare professional, you know better than anyone the high-pressure stakes of providing life-saving care to infants and children. At ACLS EDU, our AHA-approved PALS certification course gives you the unflinching confidence and expert skills needed to manage life-or-death situations.

PALS Certification Class Information

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification is a course designed to prepare healthcare professionals to save the lives of children. PALS certification is not just for doctors. It’s also for nurses, paramedics and anyone else who cares for children. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.

Additional Information

The PALS certification course provides rigorous and comprehensive training of the skills needed to provide life-saving care to infants and children. The PALS Provider Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in pediatric patients with critical emergencies, including shock and cardiopulmonary arrest. The PALS course also emphasizes the importance of high‐performance team dynamics and high‐quality individual skills.

CEU HOURS

Continuing Education is essential for maintaining your PALS certification and honing your skills to prepare for real-life emergencies. At ACLS EDU, our certified PALS class is a continuing education activity approved by the American Heart Association, a CAPCE accredited organization. CAPCE Activity Number:16-AMHA-F2-0338 This CE activity is accredited for 12.75 Advanced CEH by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). Upon completion of the PALS course, students will be issued Same Day PALS CEUs, which may be claimed via email.

COURSE REQUIRMENTS

Students attending the PALS Certification Provider Course must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at-least 18 years of age or with an adult
  • Purchase the 2020 PALS Provider Manual or eBook
  • Select a instructor-led classroom location
  • Provide a First Name, Last Name, Email and Phone Number
  • Be on time to attend – Tardiness of 15 minutes or less considered
  • Cancel within 48 hours of class date for a full refund or reschedule twice

PALS certification courses

CE Credit 12.75

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The PALS certification course provides rigorous and comprehensive training of the skills needed to provide life-saving care to infants and children. The PALS Provider Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in pediatric patients with critical emergencies, including shock and cardiopulmonary arrest. The PALS course also emphasizes the importance of high‐performance team dynamics and high‐quality individual skills.

WHAT DOES THIS COURSE TEACH?

Students attending the PALS certification course must meet the following requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age or with an adult

Purchase the 2020 PALS Provider Manual or eBook

Select an instructor-led PALS class location

Provide a First Name, Last Name, Email and Phone Number

Complete Course Registration and Payment Via aclsedu.com prior to class

Recognize bradycardias and tachycardias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

All refunds will be subject to a fee
of 4% to cover the cost charged
by our credit card merchant processing company

You are limited to 1 free reschedule requests per registration

Reschedule requests must be made before your course start time

No refunds will be given once a class has been rescheduled

All product sales are final and no refunds will be issued upon completion of sale

Be on time to attend - Tardiness of 15 minutes or less considered

In-Person Students are subject to be observed by other online Students Via Zoom

Students will not photographer or recorded without their expressed consent

Instructors will contact students not in attendance or with other issues 30 minutes before the course start time

CLASSROOM PALS COURSES
Blended Learning HeartCode® PALS
ALL ONLINE PALS COURSES

Format:

The PALS Provider Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in patients with respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest by using high‐performance team dynamics and high‐quality individual skills. The course includes a series of case scenario practices with simulations that reinforce important concepts.

Format:

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s PALS blended learning delivery method. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on skills session.

Format:

All-Online PALS Courses are Instructor-led and presented by zoom. Each PALS Online Course has been created to meet AHA Guidelines, as well as conducting the courses in equivalency to Classroom PALS and HeartCode PALS Skills Sessions.

Features:

  • Includes realistic, clinical scenarios that encourage active participation – delivered through actual pediatric patient videos and lifelike simulations
  • Comprehensive and includes our systematic approach to assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations
  • Hands-on class format to reinforce skills proficiency
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Features:

  • HeartCode PALS uses a personalized adaptive algorithm that sets students on the most efficient path to PALS mastery.
  • Students follow a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by their own inputs: their performance and their self- reported confidence level related to each probing question.
  • Course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning content, probes, and Cognitive Assessment Activities.
  • The student has a choice of completing a pre-hospital or in-hospital contextualized track.

Features:

  • The new all online PALS Certification, Renewal & Skills utilizes 2 HD camera’s, which allows students to view proper hands-on techniques as well as full body lecturing and demonstrations.
  • Student’s are able to been seen, heard and corrected via their device of choice by other students and the Instructor.
  • AHA Streaming Videos, Posters, Skills Check and MegaCode Materials are provided to students or shown clearly online.
  • Student’s are required to participate with their own hands-on equipment purchased or rented from the store.

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

CLASSROOM PALS COURSES

Format:

The PALS Provider Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in patients with respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest by using high‐performance team dynamics and high‐quality individual skills. The course includes a series of case scenario practices with simulations that reinforce important concepts.

Features:

Includes realistic, clinical scenarios that encourage active participation – delivered through actual pediatric patient videos and lifelike simulations

Comprehensive and includes our systematic approach to assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations

Hands-on class format to reinforce skills proficiency

Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

BlendedLearning
HeartCode® PALS

Format:

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s PALS blended learning delivery method. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on skills session.

Features:

HeartCode PALS uses a personalized adaptive algorithm that sets students on the most efficient path to PALS mastery.

Students follow a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by their own inputs: their performance and their self- reported confidence level related to each probing question.

Course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning content, probes, and Cognitive Assessment Activities.

The student has a choice of completing a pre-hospital or in-hospital contextualized track.

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

ALL ONLINE PALS
COURSES

Format:

All-Online PALS Courses are Instructor-led and presented by zoom. Each PALS Online Course has been created to meet AHA Guidelines, as well as conducting the courses in equivalency to Classroom PALS and HeartCode PALS Skills Sessions.

Features:

The new all online PALS Certification, Renewal & Skills utilizes 2 HD camera’s, which allows students to view proper hands-on techniques as well as full body lecturing and demonstrations.

Student’s are able to been seen, heard and corrected via their device of choice by other students and the Instructor.

AHA Streaming Videos, Posters, Skills Check and MegaCode Materials are provided to students or shown clearly online.

Student’s are required to participate with their own hands-on equipment purchased or rented from the store.

ECARD:

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a PALS Provider course completion eCard, valid for two years.

Materials:

The ACLS Instructor-led course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Resources

STUDENT MATERIALS

2020 PALS
Provider Manual

2020 PALS
Provider eBook

2020 Science
Summary Table

PALS Course
Progress Checklist

PALS Update Course
Progress Checklist

Child CPR and AED Skills Testing Checklist

PALS Infant CPR Skills Testing Checklist

Airway Management Skills Station Competency Checklist

Rhythm Disturbances/Electrical Therapy Skills Station Competency Checklist

Vascular Access Skills Station Competency Checklist

PALS Testing Case Scenarios

Team Dynamics Debriefing Tool

PALS Case Scenario Testing Checklists

PALS Systematic Approach Algorithm

Recognizing Respiratory Problems Flowchart

Managing Respiratory Emergencies Flowchart

Recognizing Shock Flowchart

Managing Shock Flowchart

Instructor MATERIALS

2020 PALS Instructor Manual

2020 PALS Instructor Manual eBook

2020 PALS Instructor Package W/ Digital Video

2020 PALS Streaming Videos

2020 PALS DVD Set

2020 AHA PALS Posters Set

FAQs

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