Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers - RENEW
NOTE - THIS COURSE IS A RENEW COURSE. PLEASE HAVE YOUR CURRENT PALS PROVIDER CARD AVILABLE TO SHOW THE INSTRUCTOR UPON SIGNING IN.
The PALS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. PALS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.
THE NEW 2015 Edition BOOK IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.
REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED/PASSED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE COMMING TO CLASS.
YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED INTO THE CLASS WITHOUT PRESENTING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE.
Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.
The PALS course covers:
- ACLS algorithms
- immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
- airway management
- rhythm recognition
- high-quality CPR
- 1-rescuer CPR AED
- effective resuscitation team dynamics
- science overview (update course)
- BLS and ACLS surveys
- Megacode treatment
- identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).
PALS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:
- emergency medical technicians
- staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
- other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an PALS Course Completion eCard.
To be successful in any PALS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the PALS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.
Course length is One Day - approximately eight hours.
- Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (6 seats left)Saint Mary's General Hospital - Passaic
- Monday, July 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (8 seats left)Saint Clare's Training Center - Dover Campus
- Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (8 seats left)Saint Michael's Medical Center - Newark
- Monday, September 25, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (8 seats left)Saint Clare's Training Center - Dover Campus
- Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (11 seats left)Saint Clare's Training Center - Dover Campus
- Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (8 seats left)Saint Mary's General Hospital - Passaic
- Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (8 seats left)Saint Michael's Medical Center - Newark