AHA PALS

Course Description

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (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. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, including the following components, will receive a PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years:

  • Actively participate in, practice and complete all learning stations
  • Complete the closed-book written exam with a minimum score of 84%
  • Pass the 1- and 2-Rescuer Child BLS With AED and 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS Skills Tests
  • Pass 2 PALS core case scenarios (1 cardiac and 1 respiratory or shock) as a team leader, providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics

Class will start promptly. Doors will be locked 5 minutes after class starts.  Please plan on arriving 5-10 minutes early.

Prerequisites for PALS Course

A completed course registration form, payment and a current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider card.

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

This class is NON-REFUNDABLE if cancelled within 10 days of scheduled class.  $25 fee will be charged if you reschedule. No rescheduling is allowed within 24 hours of the class.

If you cancel or reschedule within 24 hours of scheduled class, there are no refunds.

Respond Right EMS Academy reserves the right to cancel any course if enrollment does not meet minimum registration requirements.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

If these dates do not meet your needs, or you need to arrange a special class date please contact us. We are able to schedule a personalized class for a group of 6 or more of your group.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Respond Right® EMS Academy will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for physically challenged attendees who require special services. Please attach a written description of needs to the application when registering for the course.

2018 Training Schedule

  • June 9 & 10 – 8 am – 5 pm

Call 636-387-6200 to register

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Class Registration Information