PALS Provider Course Agenda

PALS is geared towards healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. 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. 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.

The topics covered during the PALS course are:

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • CPR Coach and High-Performance Teams
  • Testing Stations: Child and Infant High Quality BLS
  • Video Case Discussions on Assessment, Respiratory, Shock, and Arrythmias
  • Learning Station – Airway Management and Respiratory Case Discussions
  • Learning Station – Vascular Access and Shock Case Discussions
  • Learning Station – Rhythm Disturbances/Electrical Therapy and Arrythmia Case Discussions
  • Case Scenario Testing
  • Written Exam