PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

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PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

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Description $225.00

The course will present the information standards and skills developed by the American Heart Association for Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification and recertification. The material will be presented through the use of lecture, interactive discussions and skills laboratories. Participants will complete both written and performance examinations.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to direct a team of health care providers in a simulated cardiac arrest situation. In addition, participants will learn such skills as pediatric assessment, airway management, intraosseous access, defibrillation, and recognition of arrhythmias and application of therapeutic modalities.

Class Dates

PALS Recognition (2-day)

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Recertification (1-day)

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This class is offered through our partner, Center for Healthcare Excellence and Simulation (CHES), 3001 W. Beltline Highway, Madison, WI 53713, 608-227-2292 (phone). View the schedule and register.

Intended Audience

Physicians, nurses and paraprofessionals involved in pediatric critical care/emergency care situations.

Admission Requirements

  • All applicants should submit a current Health Care Provider CPR card at registration. If you are not current in CPR, please arrange to do so as soon as possible, hopefully before your PALS course.
  • All renewal candidates need to submit a previous PALS (Pediatric Advanced Support) card. This can be presented at registration.
  •  It is necessary that the renewal participant be thoroughly familiar with all PALS concepts. The focus of the renewal portion of the course is designed toward an update of current PALS protocols and skills and successful skills demonstration/validation.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in ACLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the association.