Pediatric Advanced Life Support Update 231219

PALS Update

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (MST)

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Update:

  1. REGISTER for course
  2. Search for the PALS Pre-course self-assessment (Employees will need an eLearning Account)
  3. REQUIRED: Print your completion certificate and bring certificate to class for proof of completion.
  4. Requirements for course:
    1. Understand information in 2020 PALS Provider Manual
    2. Understand information in New 2020 BLS for Healthcare Providers
    3. Be prepared to pass the child-1-rescure CPR AND infant 1- and 2- rescure CPR skills test.
    4. You will not be taught how to do CPR or how to use an AED. You must know this in advance!
  5. PALS algorithms and flowcharts:
    1. Be familiar with PALS algorithms & Flowcharts – apply them to clinical scenarios.
    2. Note that PALS Course does not present the details for each algorithm.
  6. Supplement your knowledge:
    1. Understand the information in the 2020 PALS Provider manual and on the Student Website.
      1. Particularly to the systematic approach to pediatric assessment
      2. The evaluate-identify-intervene model
  • The management of respiratory & circulatory abnormalities.
  1. This Course Does NOT Cover:
    1. BLS CPR
    2. Algorithms
    3. ECG
    4. Pharmacology information

**If you do not learn and understand the ECG and pharmacology information in the pre-course assessment tests, it is unlikely that you can successfully complete the PALS Provider Course.

  1. If you need a book, please stop by People Development, (located by the Sim Lab), to check one out.

(You may email either or to reserve a book for you until you can come pick it up.)