Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor Course

The program prepares the PALS American Heart Association Instructor candidates to learn how to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs and gain the knowledge necessary to teach PALS.

Saint Francis Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

9 contact hours provided.

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Target Audience:

This instructor-level course is designed for those who are strongly motivated to teach with a high level of enthusiasm and have excellent PALS performance skills


The completion of the AHA “Instructor Essentials,” which will be included in the pre-course packet. This course requires some computer skills and on average can take 6 – 8 hours to complete, depending on your internet and computer speed.

Participants must be a current provider (2015 guidelines) in the discipline they will be teaching and have a current BLS.

All AHA instructors must have a current Instructor Manual in the discipline they are teaching.


$275 (no charge for Saint Francis colleagues willing to teach for the Medical Center)

Class Dates:

Tuesday, September 10, 2024:8:00 am - 5:00 pm


To register, call Learning and Development at 573-331-5107.