The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. To enter the course, students must complete the PALS Precourse Self-Assessment. Throughout the course, students are presented with 12 In-hospital pediatric patient cases and a team dynamics lesson. The course is appropriate for Health workers working with pediatrics.
Upon successful completion of this course, trainees are issued an internationally recognised certificate valid for 2 years.
At completion of the course, participants will be able to demonstrate proficiency according to American Heart Association standards in the areas of:
- Infant and child CPR
- Respiratory & Airway Management
- Intraosseous insertion
- Circulatory management
- Megacode & Team Dynamics
- Basic Arrhythmia recognition and therapeutic treatment of Sinus Bradycardia, AV Blocks, SVT, VT, VF, PEA and Asystole.
- Function as a Team leader and a Team Member in an evaluation code scenario that includes patient assessment, arrhythmia recognition and treatment, supervision of team members, and problem solving.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 45 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 10
- Assessments Yes