Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

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At the completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the certification examination for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Learn the theories and techniques required to respond to life threatening emergencies in the pediatric population
Understand the ILCOR guideline derived algorithms
Be familiar with advanced lifesaving interventions such as advanced airway management, medications, and therapies


  • Current basic life support certification helpful (required for certification)
  • Experience providing advanced life support, such as ACLS helpful but not required
  • Experience caring for a pediatric population helpful but not required
  • No special equipment or materials required


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines which focus on doing several tasks  simultaneously  with a group process that enables efficiency and  minimization of error. 

This course will teach participants how to perform advanced emergency interventions as well as review foundation theories including Basic Life Support, Anatomy and Physiology of the  Heart, the Resuscitation Team, a Systematic Approach, Life-Threatening Issues, Medical Devices, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and much more. 

The course package includes: 

          - PALS Self-Assessments and Review Questions 

          - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Handbook

          - Numerous PALS Lectures and Video Presentations 

NOTE - This course is for training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). 

Who this course is for:

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Emergency Responders
  • Caregivers in pediatric settings, especially critical care


Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS
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Provided by Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS, Save a Life Certifications is the premier online provider of online medical certification and recertification. Save a Life provides certification in crucial medical training, such as advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), basic life support (BLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), automated external defibrillator (AED), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid.

All proceeds from Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission of advancing healthcare education for the underserved worldwide. This funding provides much-needed life support training in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

In conjunction with Udemy, Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS has produced a series of courses on crucial medical training. In keeping with its mission of providing vital medical support to those in under-served areas, these courses are now available to anyone anywhere, online, and free of charge.

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