PALS Original Course


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification courses, exams and training materials were constructed in accordance with The American Heart Association (AHA) published standards and guidelines, and the AHA’s 2010 PALS Provider Manual The American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) program provides a structured approach to the assessment and treatment of the critically ill pediatric patient. The AHA guidelines for pediatric resuscitation were updated in 2010 to reflect advances and research in clinical care using new evidence from a variety of sources ranging from large clinical trials to animal models. The PALS content includes:

  • Overview of assessment
  • Recognition and management of respiratory distress and failure
  • Recognition and management of shock
  • Recognition and management of cardiac arrhythmias