Georgia Pediatric Life Support Training




Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, Basic Life Support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

 

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
  • Key changes in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Systematic approach to pediatric assessment
    vascular access