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Advanced: Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Full or Renewal

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The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Course is designed for health care providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of pediatric patients, whether in the hospital or pre-hospital setting.

This course will enhance skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated pediatric patient cases.

Concepts covered include:

  • Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place a pediatric patient at risk for respiratory/cardiac arrest
  • Basic Life Support for Children and Infants
  • Recognition and Management of Respiratory Emergencies
  • Intra-Osseous Access
  • Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances
  • Initial Impression, Primary, Secondary and Diagnostic Tests Assessments using the “Evaluate, Identify, Intervene” model
  • PALS Algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Course details

Course is 12 to 16 hours and requires the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual. The Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care is also recommended.

Requirements

PALS full provider

  • Must bring a current PALS manual (copyright 2016)
  • Bring the results of the pretest (found on page ii of the PALS manual) when you attend class

PALS renewal

  • Must show a current American Heart Association PALS card
  • Bring the results of pretest (minimum score 84% - instructions found on page ii of the PALS manual
  • Bring a current PALS manual (copyright 2016) when you attend class

The exam consists of skills checkoff scenarios and BLS performance. A multiple choice, written exam will be given which requires score of at least 84%.

Contact hours and CME credit are offered.

To learn more and sign up

For more information, call (423) 431-7147 or email melanie.hungate@balladhealth.org.

ALL BALLAD HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS MUST REGISTER FOR CLASSES ON MY LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE (FROM THE BALLAD HEALTH INTRANET.


Accreditation

Ballad Health Organizational Development is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Ballad Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit statement

Ballad Health CME designates this live activity for a maximum number of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for PALS Provider and 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for PALS Renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

 

Classes & Programs

Cost: 
235.00

PALS provider full class

  • If you need the book: $235
  • If you have the book: $200
  • EMS $50 book / $10 card

PALS renewal

  • If you need the book: $200
  • If you have the book: $160
  • EMS $50 book / $10 card

Pay online

Contact: 

(423) 431-7147

Sessions

Session Start Date Time Location Register
PALS Provider (October 21 - October 22)
( 2 part series )
Monday, October 21, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Renewal (October 31) Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Renewal (November 1) Friday, November 1, 2019 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (November 19 - November 20)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Renewal (November 21) Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (December 2 - December 3)
( 2 part series )
Monday, December 2, 2019
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Renewal (December 13) Friday, December 13, 2019 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (December 16 - December 17)
( 2 part series )
Monday, December 16, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (January 2 - January 3)
( 2 part series )
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Friday, January 3, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (January 23 - January 24)
( 2 part series )
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Renewal (January 29) Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (February 4 - February 5)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (February 18 - February 19)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
PALS Provider (March 10 - March 11) Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Mountain States Medical Group
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147