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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Renewal

Program Description:
The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Renewal Program is a one-day training program intended for healthcare providers who participate in the resuscitation of pediatric patients in the hospital or pre-hospital setting and have a current PALS provider card. The course is designed to assist the pediatric healthcare provider to develop skills necessary to effectively evaluate and manage seriously ill infants and children.

Audience:
Healthcare providers whose occupations require proficiency in PALS skills.

Topics Include:
- Systematic approach to the assessment of a seriously ill pediatric patient
- Recognition & management of a child in respiratory distress or failure
- Recognition & management of a child in compensated or hypotensive shock
- Effective resuscitation team dynamics
- Management of the pediatric patient with rhythm disturbances or cardiac arrest

Dates:

  • February 21st
  • April 18th
  • May 9
  • June 12th
  • August 21st
  • October 24th
  • November 14th

Time:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location:
CMC Professional Building Auditorium

Fee:
$125

Prerequisite:
Copy of current BCLS & current PALS provider cards

Program Coordinator:
Rosanne Garzarella RN BSN
rosanne.garzarella@cmchealthsys.org

If there is anyone looking for Trauma or Injury Prevention Education, contact:
Deborah Clark RN, BSN, CEN, CPEN, MS
SANE, Forensic Nurse
Trauma Education/ Outreach Coordinator
NEPA Trama Center at Geisinger-Community Medical Center
1800 Mulberry Street
Scranton PA 18510
Phone: 570-703-8123

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge of and proficiency in BLS, ACLS & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational program does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for this course do not represent income to the AHA.