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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Course Description
The American Heart Association PALS course 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 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Participants seeking PALS certification for the first-time must be proficient in the following prior to attending the course:

Performing BLS CPR using the current AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC

Reading and interpreting ECGs

Understanding PALS pharmacology

Performing the BLS Primary Survey and the ACLS Secondary Survey.

Prerequisites for Initial Certification: Current American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider card and Basic EKG experience.

Prerequisites for Recertification: Current American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider card and Basic ECG and Pharmacology skills.

The current American Heart Association text book and the completion of the pretest is required for both classes and must be brought to class.

Course Length
Initial Certification Approx.12 hours.
Renewal Approx. 5-6 hours.

Intended Audience
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of
cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency
response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and
paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

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Card Type: Course Completion Card valid for two years

CEU's Prism CPR is approved by the Nevada Board of Nursing for Continuing Education Units

Cost*: Initial Certification $199 includes book. Initial Certification without book $165.
          Renewal: $140 includes book $99 if you have the book. The book is required for the class.      

There is a $50 cancelation fee if you cancel within 5 business days.

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Dec9 & 1010:00Initial Class
Dec3010:00Renewal Class
Jan13 & 1410:00Initial Class
Jan274:00Renewal Class

Call 702.798.7500 to schedule a class.

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