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Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Learn PALS entirely online - anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2010 AHA guidelines.
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4,939 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
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 AHA guideline derived algorithms
Be familiar with advanced lifesaving interventions such as advanced airway management, medications, and therapies
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  • 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

- Numerous PALS Lectures and Video Presentations

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

Who is the target audience?
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Emergency Responders
  • Caregivers in pediatric settings, especially critical care
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 25 Lectures Collapse All 25 Lectures 02:01:39
1 Lecture 00:00
1 page
PALS Manual
1 Lecture 00:00
PALS Manual
66 pages
1 Lecture 00:49
Resuscitation Team
1 Lecture 01:11
Resuscitation Team
Basic Life Support (BLS)
1 Lecture 06:51
BLS for Children and Infants

Self Assessment: BLS
4 questions
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
5 Lectures 10:03
Normal Heart Anatomy and Physiology

A Systematic Approach

Initial Assessment: Diagnose and Treat

Second Assessment: Diagnose and Treat

Life-Threatening Issues

Self Assessment: PALS
3 questions
Resuscitation Tools
7 Lectures 12:34
Medical Devices: Intraosseus Access

Medical Devices: Bag-Mask Ventilation

Medical Devices: Endotracheal Intubation

Medical Devices: Basic Airway Adjuncts and Techniques

Medical Devices: AED Infants and Children

Pharmacological Tools

PALS Skills Training

Self Assessment: Resuscitation Tools
2 questions
Respiratory Distress or Failure
1 Lecture 02:33
Recognize and Respond

Self Assessment: Respiratory Distress/Failure
3 questions
1 Lecture 02:39
Recognize and Respond

Self Assessment: Bradycardia
3 questions
1 Lecture 02:35
Recognize and Respond

Self Assessment: Tachycardia
3 questions
4 More Sections
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National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re-certification.

All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

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