AHA PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course

The AHA's Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in patients with respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest.

AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course Overview

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training

What is Pediatric Advanced Life Support?

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a well-defined and vital emergency protocol that is uniquely specialized to address life-threatening medical emergencies in children below the age of 18.

 

The protocol comprises a set of advanced interventions that include basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, and medication administration, all of which are tailored specifically to the requirements of children suffering from critical medical emergencies.

 

PALS providers are specially trained medical professionals who possess the knowledge and expertise required to respond effectively and promptly to a range of different pediatric emergencies, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, and severe shock.

What is the Purpose of Advanced Life Support Training?

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in patients with respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest by using high‐performance team dynamics and high‐quality individual skills.

 

The Pediatric Life Support Training Course includes a series of case scenario practices with simulations that reinforce important concepts.

What students will learn after taking the AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training course?

What are the Requirements for Taking Advanced Life Support Training?

Participants who attend the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course must have the basic knowledge and skills to participate actively with the instructor and other students.

 

In most cases, no time will be spent on rhythm interpretation skills and/or pharmacology during the course. This information should be reviewed prior to attending the course.

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training participants are strongly encouraged to have a current Basic Life Support card, or at least proficiency in BLS when attending our 1-day Provider/Renewal course, though this is not required to attend the class.

 

Participants will be required to demonstrate proficiency in BLS CPR skills repeatedly during the course.

AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Course Outline

AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Training (PALS) FAQs

The AHA Pediatric Life Support Training Course can be completed in 10 hours of training plus skills testing.

Students will get an electronic copy of the AHA PALS Provider Manual, an American Heart Association certification cards and certificate of completion. A personal protective equipment will also be provided in the training.

  • Students will learn the techniques while watching the course. 
  • HSS Philippines also utilizes PowerPoint presentations lead by a trained PALS professional.

1 experienced PALS instructor for every 6 students.

Students are assessed via skills testing and theoretical examinations.

Yes! HSS Philippines is an American Heart Association-accredited training provider.

HSS Philippines is also accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission for Continuing Professional Development.

AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training Schedule 2024

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Your commitment to professional development will make you a better healthcare provider.

The AHA PALS Provider Course is an incredibly valuable tool to add to your arsenal as a healthcare provider.
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