2015 Guidelines PALS Course

Classroom Learning and Updated to reflect 2015 Guidelines
100% classroom training means students are with an AHA instructor for their entire learning experience.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
PALS is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics.

2010 Guidelines Pediatric Courses

Classroom Learning iconPediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)®
PEARS teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.

eLearningAHA eLearning courses give students the flexibility to learn at their own pace and on their own schedule.

HeartCode® PALS Part 1
This is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children.

Learn:® Rhythm Pediatric
This is a self-directed, online course that introduces healthcare providers to normal pediatric cardiac rhythms and prepares them to recognize basic pediatric cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice. The course allows healthcare providers to gain proficiency in pediatric ECG rhythm recognition in an effort to provide better patient treatment and save more lives.

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