Audience: 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.
Participants in the renewal/update class MUST have a current PALS course completion card.
Participants must be able to recognize basic dysrhythmias.
Course Format / Time:
Renewal Course requires approximately 5-6 hours, including skills practice and skills testing. *course time based on 1 instructor: 6 student: 2 manikins
Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)
Course Cost: See course listing.
Minimum class size: We will not cancel a class due to a minimum class size. We will hold the class even if only one student enrolls.
Enrollment Cut-off: Enrollment closes when the class is full. Those that enroll within a few days of the class may have their book held until the day of the class.
Certification: Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, including the following components, will receive a PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years:
Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.
The course is for those that have never held a PALS card, or an expired PALS card.
This American Heart Association PALS skills session (Part II), requires that the student complete the AHA HeartCode PALS (Part I) first. The course tuition through NHCPR is for the skills session (Part II) only; students must pay a fee to the American Heart Association to complete AHA HeartCode PALS (Part I).
Students must bring their certificate of completion for Part I to their skills session in order to participate.