Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

HeartCode® PALS Online

 

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HeartCode® PALS Online is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses adaptive learning technology to allow learners to acquire and demonstrate Pediatric Advanced Life Support skills using a personalized learning path that adapts in real time to a learner’s performance. The program is designed for healthcare professionals who need Pediatric Advanced Life Support training for their clinical duties. HeartCode® PALS Online consists of a cognitive portion that is completed online. A separate psychomotor skills assessment using voice assisted manikins with real-time audio and visual feedback or a skills assessment with an AHA Instructor is required to earn a valid AHA PALS Provider eCard that is valid for two years.

Summary

How Does This Course Work?

HeartCode® PALS Online is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses adaptive learning technology to allow learners to acquire and demonstrate Pediatric Advanced Life Support skills using a personalized learning path that adapts in real time to a learner’s performance. The program is designed for healthcare professionals who need Pediatric Advanced Life Support training for their clinical duties. Utilizing a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, Cognitive Assessment Activities, illustrations, knowledge checks and interactive activities, this program teaches PALS knowledge and skills. This method of learning provides training consistency and adaptability to different learning styles. Students can work at their own pace applying their knowledge to real-time decision making. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each knowledge check and each Cognitive Assessment Activity.

Who Should Take this Course?

Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other advanced cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in hospital and pre-hospital settings.

Hands-On Session Sold Separately)

Students who successfully complete the online portion of the course receive a certificate granting them access to a PALS Hands-on Session with an AHA PALS Instructor. Hands-on Skills testing includes child 1-rescuer CPR, child bag mask device, infant 1- and 2-rescuer CPR, and relief of choking (optional). Students must successfully complete both the online portion and the hands-on session to receive a PALS Provider course completion card.

What Does this Course Teach?

Topics covered in this course are:

  • High-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Differentiation between patients who do require and do not require immediate interventions
  • Performance as a high-performance team member
  • Differentiation between respiratory distress and respiratory failure
  • Management of respiratory distress and respiratory failure
  • Differentiation between compensated and hypotensive (decompensated) shock
  • Differentiation between types of shock
  • Early interventions for the treatment of shock
  • Bradycardic and tachycardic rhythms
  • Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
  • Cardiac arrest and post-cardiac arrest management

Datos prácticos

Online Instruction

En línea

Instrucciones

Course Duration

Curso en línea de 5.00 horas

Duración del curso

Product Course ID

20-3555

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