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Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification PM
May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm$295
Dick Mason EMT-P graduated from Mott Community College in 1974 as an Emergency Medical Technician licensed by the state of Michigan. He is licensed by the state of Michigan as a Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor. In addition, Mr. Mason has been an AHA, ACLS, PALS and BLS instructor, and is a Certified Rescue Driver. He is a member of the National Safety Council. There is no conflict of interest to disclose.
The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who manage respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients. By preparing for the course and participating in the skills stations and simulated cases, you will enhance the recognition of and intervention for respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest.
During the course, you will participate in a series of case scenario practices with simulations that reinforce important concepts, including:
Identifying and treating problems that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest
Applying a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
Using the evaluate-identify-intervene sequence
Using the PALS algorithms and flowcharts
Demonstrating effective resuscitation team dynamics
Goal of the PALS Provider Course:
The PALS Provider Course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by preparing healthcare providers to effectively recognize and intervene in patients with respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest by using high-performance team dynamics and high-quality individual skills.
Please review the precourse preparation on page 5 in your student manual. Please make sure you do the precourse self-assessment at eLearning.heart.org/courses, and print your certificate of completion and bring it to the course.
Please note: there is no discount offered on this program.