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2015 Guidelines PALS Course Options

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.
Online training with in-person skills session for CPR & psychomotor skills.

HeartCode® PALS

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s PALS blended learning delivery method. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session.

The online portion of this comprehensive eLearning program uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.

2015 Guidelines PEARS® Course Options

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA Instructor for their entire learning experience.

PEARS® (Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization)

This course teaches providers who infrequently deal with pediatrics how to use a systematic approach to quickly assess, recognize the cause, and stabilize a pediatric patient in an emergency situation. PEARS prepares providers to provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until a child can be transferred to an advanced life support provider.

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