PALS

Pediatric Advanced Life Support or PALS is an advanced discipline specifying in the care of sick or injured children.

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

• Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use

• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR

• Management of respiratory emergencies

• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy

• Vascular access• Resuscitation team concept

• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations

• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment