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American Heart Association Courses

AHA Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)

PEARS teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Course content is explored through a series of case studies, case simulations, and videos. Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a course completion card.

 

Course Number: EMPWN 710 – 001
Date: To be announced.
Cost: $49.00

 

AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

PALS is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to identify, evaluate, and manage critically ill or injured pediatric patients. Participants will practice a variety of simulated scenarios and learning stations aimed at increasing the student’s skill level with airway management, BLS and ALS techniques, medication administration, defibrillation, and trauma interventions. This course is appropriate for paramedics, nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, and some other medical professionals. Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a PALS Course Completion Card.

 

Course Number: EMPWN 720 – 001
Date: To be announced.
Cost: $99.00