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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 Content:

  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment
    Vascular access

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 sizeWe 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.

CertificationStudents 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 open-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

CAPCE: For EMTs, AEMTs and Paramedics: This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 12.75 advanced CEHs for the full course and 7.00 advanced CEHs for the update (renewal) course.  

Need just the skills portion?

If you took the AHA Heartcode Part 1 online and are now looking for a skills verification, please call our office at 603-668-5360 to make an appointment.

Looking for group or 1-1 training?

We can accommodate group training at our location or yours.  We also offer personal 1-1 classes. Call 603-668-5360 for information. 


Class sizes have been reduced to allow each participant to have their own table and promote social distancing.   Each student will have their own non-shared training equipment.  Workspace and equipment are cleaned prior to course start and again after course completion.   Participants will be expected to wash their hands prior to entering the classroom and after leaving the classroom.   Gloves are available to provide additional protection.   If you are sick, have a fever, cough or have been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or suspected of having COVID-19 do not come to class.

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.



PALS Renewal

Wednesday 05-27-2020 8:30 am -3:30 pm
NHCPR - Portsmouth
NHCPR - Portsmouth
210 West Rd, Suite 5B, Portsmouth NH 03801
Almost Full - Enroll Soon

This course renews Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) only. You must present a current card at the start of the class.

$139.99 1

PALS Renewal

Wednesday 06-24-2020 8:30 am -3:30 pm
NHCPR - Portsmouth
NHCPR - Portsmouth
210 West Rd, Suite 5B, Portsmouth NH 03801
Enrollment Open - Space Available

This course renews Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) only. You must present a current card at the start of the class.

$139.99 6

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