HeartCode® Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

HeartCode® Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 

The PALS Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients. This course uses precourse preparation, didactic instruction, and active participation in learning stations and simulated cases to enhance the recognition and intervention of respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest.


Hours: 3.75


Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

American Nurses Credentialing Center

3.75 HOURS

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 3.75 contact hours. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

3.75 HOURS

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-AHA-3555
Hours: 3.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/20/2023
Learning Objectives:
Perform high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) per AHA basic life support (BLS) recommendations.
Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention.
Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds.
Apply team dynamics.
Differentiate between and perform early interventions for respiratory distress and failure.
Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock.
Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock.
Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias.
Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias.
Implement post–cardiac arrest management.
Instructor: American Heart Association
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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