Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association PALS Certification.
Mandatory Pre-Course Requirements
Please note that the AHA requires all students taking PALS to pass the Pre-Course Self-Assessment exam with a score of 70% or greater.
- After registration students will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to do the Pre – Course Self-Assessment.
- You can take the exam over until a passing grade is achieved.
- You MUST print or take a picture of the passing grade with your name on it to hand to your Instructor before entering the class. If you do not have a printer, please take a picture, and email the picture to [email protected].
Who can take this course?
Healthcare providers such as: pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and others who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.
PALS Course Content
- American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Systematic approach to Pediatric Assessment
- Recognition of patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
- High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
- 1 and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use; 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
- Recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest early and application of CPR within 10 seconds
- Cardiac, respiratory, and shock case discussions and simulations
- Management of respiratory emergencies
- Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
- Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
About Our Tustin PALS Course
Express Training Solutions’ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course in Tustin is intended for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies, and for first-time or renewal training to obtain a PALS course completion card. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
PALS course includes skills stations and interactive case-based sessions that teach the participant to integrate knowledge and skills into a clinically useful discipline.
The goals of this class are to provide information to recognize the infant or child at risk for respiratory and /or cardiac arrest; strategies to prevent respiratory and/or cardiac arrest in neonates, infants and children; cognitive and psychomotor skills to resuscitate and stabilize the infant; and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.