Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Requirements to participate in PALS classes:
- Bring your current BLS CARD.
- Complete the PRE-COURSE assessment with a passing score of 70% before attending the course. To access the pre-course assessment, the site and password are inside the front page of the provider manual. To access the student web site, go to www.heart.org/eccstudent then enter pals15
- Bring a copy of the assessment completion certificate to class. Proof of completion will be required to be allowed into the class.
CLASS STARTS PROMPTLY AT 0830 - IF YOU ARE MORE THAN 15 MINUTES LATE, YOU NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE CLASS IN PROGRESS.
The recommended prerequisites are: Performing BLS CPR skills according to the 2015 AHA guidelines; reading and interpreting ECGs; understanding PALS drugs; and performing BLS and PALS surveys.
This a progressive class (renewal and provider). This course is designed to give students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate proficiency in skills used in resuscitation of children and infants including airway adjuncts, performing high quality CPR, using an AED, using a monitor /defibrillator, and placing an IO for IV access. Students will practice the application of these skills in simulated cases in both team leader and team member roles.
For Jackson Hospital Employees ONLY: The course is free, if you attend or cancel your registration according to attendance guidelines. ACLS Provider Manual is available for purchase ($46.50) or loan (deposit $46.50) in advance in the Education Department.
For Non-Jackson Staff: - The cost of thefullcourse is $150 paid by CASH OR CHECK at the beginning of the class. The cost of the PALS renewal course is $100. AHA requires books; the cost of the book is an additional $46.50. It may be purchased in advance in the Education Department. Total $196.50.
Jackson Hospital is an ABN approved provider of continuing education for nurses. Note: You must bring your CE card or License to receive ABN CE credit. ABN Provider Number ABNPO132 Expires 6/2/21.
|Location:||Jackson Simulation Center|
|Cost:||For non JH employees, the full course is $150. The PALS renewal course is $100. The cost of the PALS manual is $46.50|