American Heart Association

Pals Certification Course

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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.


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.


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 Provider Course Completion eCard, valid for two years



What does the PALS course teach?

PALS certification dives into the complex life-saving techniques needed to grapple with respiratory and cardiopulmonary emergencies in children. The course covers advanced topics that build on the basics of life support, including administering oxygen, breathing support, monitoring of vital signs and intravenous (IV) fluids. The PALS class also trains students in treatment algorithms and how to recognize life-threatening conditions, including respiratory distress and failure, shock and arrhythmias in pediatric patients.

How do I become PALS certified?

Ready to buckle down and get PALS certified? First, you must enroll and successfully pass an AHA-approved PALS class. But not all PALS provider courses out there are AHA-approved. Without this vital accreditation, many employers will not accept your certification. Make sure your employer accepts our PALS certification from ACLS EDU!

How do I get a PALS certificate?

If you are a physician, nurse, paramedic or emergency responder who cares for children on the job, PALS certification is a fantastic way to enhance your skills and training in the event of a critical emergency. To get a PALS certificate, you must participate in an AHA-approved PALS class, pass a written exam at the end of the course and prove your expertise with a skills session


Where do I take a PALS course?

The gold standard for accredited PALS certification is taking a class at an AHA-authorized training center, like ACLS EDU. With 40 years as an AHA training site, we train our students to meet the rigorous standards of PALS certification--and the unpredictable emergencies of everyday life. When it’s time to renew your certification, our PALS renewal courses offer onsite and online classes to best suit your busy schedule.

Can I take an online PALS course?

The short answer? Yes, you can take an online PALS class. However, not all online courses provide AHA-approved PALS certification. At ACLS EDU, our online classes are designed to go hand-in-hand with separate skills sessions to get you properly certified. For medical professionals who are limited on time and need to renew their certification, our online PALS renewal course provides the perfect option.

Get PALS Certified with the Best at ACLS EDU

When it comes to PALS certification, don't settle for anything but the best. ACLS EDU is dedicated to providing quality AHA-accredited training to give you the skills and confidence to act fast in the face of an emergency. Get started today with a click of a button. Contact us to enroll in a PALS class.


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