Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Learn PALS entirely online - anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2010 AHA guidelines.
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

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). 

What are the requirements?

  • 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

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

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


1 page
Section 1: PALS Manual
PALS Manual
66 pages
Section 2: Introduction
Section 3: Resuscitation Team
Resuscitation Team
Section 4: Basic Life Support (BLS)
BLS for Children and Infants
Self Assessment: BLS
4 questions
Section 5: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
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
Section 6: Resuscitation Tools
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
Section 7: Respiratory Distress or Failure
Recognize and Respond
Self Assessment: Respiratory Distress/Failure
3 questions
Section 8: Bradycardia
Recognize and Respond
Self Assessment: Bradycardia
3 questions
Section 9: Tachycardia
Recognize and Respond
Self Assessment: Tachycardia
3 questions
Section 10: Shock
Recognize and Respond
Self Assessment: Shock
3 questions
Section 11: Cardiac Arrest
Recognize and Respond
Self Assessment: Cardiac Arrest
2 questions
Section 12: Post-Resuscitation Care
Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Neurological, Renal, Gastrointestinal, Etc.
Self Assessment: Post Resuscitation Care
2 questions
Next Steps - PALS Certification Exam
1 page
Section 13: Request form for CME Credits
Request form for CME Credits

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Instructor Biography

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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