Classroom Course with an American Heart Association Instructor
You must complete the online Precourse Self-Assessment prior to attending course.
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PALS Provider for Pediatricians Course Description
Safeguard CPR offers the PALS Provider course to teach Pediatricians how to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The PALS Provider course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. 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)
Concepts and skills covered in the PALS Provider course include:
- review of BLS and AED for infants and children
- systematic approach to the seriously ill or injured child
- recognition and management of cardiac arrest
- effective resuscitation team dynamics
- recognition and management of respiratory distress and failure
- bag-mask ventilation, suctioning, and other airway management techniques
- recognition and management of shock
- circulatory emergencies
- recognition and management of arrhythmias
- post-cardiac arrest care.
PALS Testing and Exam Requirements
- Participation in the classroom course, including completion of all learning stations
- Completion of the open-resource written exam with a minimum score of 84%
- Passing the 1- and 2-Rescuer Child BLS With AED and 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS Skills
- Passing 2 PALS core case scenarios (1 cardiac and 1 respiratory or shock) as a team leader, providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics
Required skills stations include:
- Child CPR and AED
- Infant CPR
- Management of Respiratory Emergencies
- Rhythm Disturbances/Electrical Therapy
- Vascular Access
PALS Provider for Pediatricians Course Schedule
PALS Provider for Pediatricians Course Cost
(Payment must be received at least 24 hours prior to class time or $25 Walk-In fee applies. Please call for availability first if paying less than 24 hours.)
2020 Guidelines: Open Resource Exams FAQ
As part of the new education methodologies, the AHA has adopted an open-resource policy for exams administered online through an eLearning course and in a classroom-based course. Learn more about Open Resource Exams and the rationale behind them here.
PALS Provider Card
PALS Provider is a credentialed course.
Providers who successfully complete the PALS course receive a course completion card valid for two years.
PALS Provider Course Location
3442 Francis Rd Suite 110, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
PALS Provider Course Estimated Time
Course taught using 1:1 Student to Instructor Ratio
(Based on 6:1 Student
to Instructor Ratio)
Full course: Approx. 13 hours and 40 minutes without breaks
Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.