Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

The bodies of infants and children respond differently than those of adults. In life-threatening situations, it is critical that healthcare professionals understand best practices for treating pediatric patients. There are a number of career paths in which it is highly beneficial to have Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) certification: it, in fact, allows an individual to provide life-saving care to children and infants in cardiac emergencies.

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

What is Pediatric Advanced Life Support?

Pediatric advanced life support, often referred to by its acronym "PALS," focuses attention on the recognition of cardiovascular emergencies in the pediatric patient and their immediate treatment. Specifically, it refers to a set of clinical algorithms for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke, myocardial infarction, and other life-threatening cardiovascular emergencies, particularly in children and infants.

Anyone in a position that may need to manage the emergency treatment of children should take this course, such as Advanced Healthcare Providers, AEMT's & Paramedics, Emergency Nurses and Doctors.

What does Pediatric Advanced Life Support cover?

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

  • Airway management

  • Related pharmacology

  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

We train you as if you were going to take care of our friends & family.

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