NHCPS Handbook Course - PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support

09-27-2018 08:52 AM

Course Description

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life- threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that enables efficiency and minimization of error. This course will teach participants how to perform advanced emergency interventions as well as review foundation theories including Basic Life Support, Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart, the Resuscitation Team, a Systematic Approach, Life-Threatening Issues, Medical Devices, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and much more. The course package includes: PALS self-assessments and review questions, numerous PALS lectures and video presentations and the PALS provider manual.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest in children
  • Have knowledge of pediatric basic life support (BLS) principles and their role in PALS
  • Integrate the concepts of the “Pediatric Chain of Survival” in resuscitation scenarios
  • Be familiar with the algorithms for specific PALS cases
Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses and healthcare professionals. 


National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re- certification. All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

Certification Information

This course is for training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). If you would like to be certified please visit NHCPS and complete your PALS certification test. Your course completion certificate will include a promotional code and instructions to take the certification exam for FREE!