PALS PROVIDER COURSE
WHO CAN TAKE A PALS PROVIDER COURSE?
This course is for physicians and allied healthcare professionals currently responsible for the care of critically ill pediatric patients.
This includes RN’s, LPN’s, NP’s, Medical Doctors, Primary Care Paramedics’s, Advanced Care Paramedic’s, Critical Care Paramedic’s, Respiratory Therapists, ETC.
Students in the above professions are always welcome on our PALS Courses.
The prerequisite for any PALS Course (Provider or Renewal) is a current HSF BLS for Healthcare Provider (C) card.
ABOUT THE PALS PROVIDER COURSE
Treating a pediatric patient experiencing a medical or traumatic emergency requires disciplined action supported by specific skills and procedures. Through this course, you’ll learn the fundamental importance of basic life support (CPR) for pediatric survival; how to effectively integrate basic life support with advanced interventions; and the value of effective team interaction and communication during the resuscitation process. This two-day course is an ideal for all healthcare professionals currently involved in the care of critically ill pediatric patients. The PALS Provider course is designed to prepare participants with up-to-date knowledge and skills to effectively and efficiently manage a pediatric patient in crisis.
PALS PROVIDER COURSE GOALS
The goal of the course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage and care for the pediatric patient experiencing difficulties related to cardiopulmonary arrest, respiratory failure, and shock.
PALS PROVIDER COURSE DELIVERY METHODS
The PALS Provider course is delivered using experienced practitioners who deal with pediatric emergencies on a regular basis. The course will be presented using case studies, lectures, skill stations, simulations, and other interactive delivery methodologies. Learning strategies have been selected to help the participant learn both cognitive (rhythms, drugs, algorithms) and psychomotor skills (compressions, ventilations, basic and advanced airway management) to emphasize the course objectives.
HOW AM I EVALUATED?
To successfully complete this course, you must actively participate in, practice and complete the Learning Stations in the course. This consists of a skills station in child & infant CPR and use of an AED, Airway Management & BVM use, as well as a Megacode skills station. In addition, you must also achieve a minimum grade of 84 percent on the written evaluation.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
You will be required to complete some pre-reading. Allow at least eight hours to pre-read and review the materials which include: the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Professional Provider Manual (2015 Canadian Edition).
COURSE DATE & TIME
- May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Edmonton Event Centre