What is PALS?
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an American Heart Association (AHA) training program designed to develop the skills and knowledge needed to effectively and efficiently assist critically ill infants and children.
What is PALS Certification?
SureFire CPR offers AHA approved PALS certification designed for healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to pediatric emergencies. Classes range from initial certification for those who have never taken PALS before or those whose certification has expired to those looking to renew their PALS certification, as well as an online skills check. Class participants receive a two-year certification.
Learn About Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines
What are PALS guidelines?
The AHA provides frequent updates to the assessment and treatment of critically ill pediatric patients, which reflect advances and research in clinical care based on new evidence from various sources including clinical trials.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines
The SureFire CPR PALS Class includes:
- Management of pediatric respiratory emergencies
- The systematic approach to Pediatric Assessment
- Airway Management
- Vascular access (including intraosseous training)
- PALS Pharmacology
- Basic Life Support (BLS) review
- Numerous pediatric case studies and simulations
- How to be both a leader and a team member in a pediatric resuscitation team
What is PALS certification?
Students who successfully complete PALS training with SureFire CPR will receive a PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years, indicating that they are able to effectively and efficiently assist critically ill infants and children.
How to get PALS certified
Healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to pediatric emergencies can attend PALS classes at one of SureFire CPR’s industry leading training facilities in Orange County. They also may arrange for an onsite training program. Upon successful completion of the PALS training program, individuals will be PALS certified for two years.