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 minimizes errors. 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 many 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. 


Provided by Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS, Save a Life Certifications is the premier online provider of online medical certification and recertification. Save a Life provides certification in crucial medical training, such as advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), basic life support (BLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), automated external defibrillator (AED), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid.

All proceeds from Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission of advancing healthcare education for the underserved worldwide. This funding provides much-needed life support training in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

In conjunction with Medline, Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS has produced a series of courses on crucial medical training. In keeping with its mission of providing vital medical support to those in under-served areas, these courses are now available to anyone anywhere, online, and free of charge.

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!