Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course

Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment, effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

To successfully complete the PALS Course and obtain your certification, you must:

  • Pass the Child 1-rescuer CPR / AED and infant 1 and 2-rescuer CPR testing station
  • Actively participate, practice and complete all skills stations and learning stations
  • Pass 2 PALS core cases tests as a team leader
  • Pass the open-resource written exam with a minimum score of 84%

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.

16 contact hours provided.

Target Audience:

Pediatric Healthcare providers who participate in the resuscitation of infants and children at risk for cardiac and / or respiratory distress, or who are required to have current credentialing in PALS

Prerequisite:

Participant must have current BLS and be competent in recognition and interpretation of basic arrhythmias. A well-prepared student is mandatory. Students are given materials to study prior to class and must be ready to turn in a copy of their Pre-Course Assessment at the start of class.

Cost:

$225 (no charge for Saint Francis colleagues)

Class Dates:

  • 3/14/2019 (Thu.): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 5/9/2019 (Thu.): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 7/25/2019 (Thu.): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 10/17/2019 (Thu.): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Notes:

2-day class

Location:

Saint Francis Medical Center (Training Room A)

Registration:

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

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