MedTraining Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification Course

MedTraining Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification Course

MedTraining Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification Course MedTraining

MedTraining Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification Course

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

Contact Hours:  6
Course Description
The PALS course is designed for healthcare providers who act in participation or directing the resuscitation of children, who have different likely causes and methods to revive than adults. Techniques are applicable in or outside of the hospital setting.
There is no prerequisite for this course. If you are also taking the BLS Certification course, it is recommended you complete the BLS course first.
  • Students demonstrate their knowledge of course work by successfully completing a multiple-choice exam
  • Student will receive PALS provider card PDF file immediately after completion of the course
  • Student understands steps and processes necessary to increase chances of survival for a cardiac arrest
  • Learns all concepts shown in Outline below 
Unit 1: General Concepts of PALS 
Unit 2: Evaluation of Child
Review methods of evaluating child state and overview intervention techniques
Unit 3: Team Dynamics
Learn resuscitation procedures in single-provider and multiple-provider scenarios
Unit 4: Recognition of Respiratory Distress/Failure
Recognize signs of respiratory distress that could deteriorate into respiratory failure if not addressed
Unit 5: Management of Respiratory Distress/Failure
Actions to overcome each type of respiratory distress
Unit 6: Recognition of Shock
Shock is a condition that occurs when oxygen and nutrient delivery to the tissues is inadequate
Unit 7: Management of Shock
The goals in management of shock are to improve oxygen delivery to the tissues
Unit 8: Recognition/Management of Bradycardia
Bradycardia is defined as a heart rate slower than normal for the child’s age and activity level
Unit 9: Recognition/Management of Tachycardia
Tachycardia is a faster than normal heart rhythm that can be tolerated but may deteriorate to shock or cardiac arrest
Unit 10: Recognition/Management of Cardiac Arrest
Recognize the cardiac arrest rhythms
Unit 11: Pediatric Post Resuscitation Management
Avoid shock and other relapse after resuscitation
Unit 12: Pharmacology in Resuscitation
Review pharmacological options, doses, possible side effects and other considerations
Unit 13: Rhythm Recognition
(Appendix) illustration of different rhythms shown through the course

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