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Save A LifeX: How to Save a Life: Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Learn the principles and interventions for responding to pediatric basic life support emergencies. And save 15% on PALS certification!
How to Save a Life: Pediatric Advanced Life Support
4 weeks
Instructor-led on a course schedule
This course is archived
Future dates to be announced

About this course

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions.

You will learn how to perform advanced emergency interventions as well as review foundation theories including:

  • Basic life support
  • Anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Resuscitation team
  • Systematic Approach,
  • Life-Threatening Issues
  • Medical Devices,
  • Bradycardia
  • Tachycardia

Who should take this course?

  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Physician Assistants

The course package includes:

  • PALS Self-Assessments and Review Questions
  • Numerous PALS Lectures and Video Presentations
  • PALS Provider Manual

Whether you are applying for certification for the first time, or renewing your current certification, this course prepares you for Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification. When you have completed the course, you will be directed to take the certification exam, through National Health Care Provider Solutions.

At a glance

  • Institution:

    Save A LifeX

  • Subject: Medicine
  • Level: Advanced
  • Prerequisites:
    This course assumes that learners have already mastered the critical thinking and core knowledge presented in basic life support (BLS). While a healthcare background is not necessary for this course, it is strongly recommended. 
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills:Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pediatrics

What you'll learn

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  • Understand the importance of prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest in children
  • Have knowledge of pediatric basic life support (BLS) principles and their role in PALS
  • Integrate the concepts of the “Pediatric Chain of Survival” in resuscitation scenarios
  • Be familiar with the algorithms for specific PALS cases

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