Pediatric Advanced Life Support
About American Heart Association PALS Certification
National University’s PALS certification in San Diego, Fresno, and San Jose are for healthcare providers looking to further their knowledge and advanced skill base in pediatric emergencies. Pediatric advanced life support is a scenario-based American Heart Association course which integrates a team approach, to assist in providing respiratory, cardiac and shock pediatric emergencies. Using the same equipment and medications healthcare providers use in clinical settings, National University’s PALS courses are designed to provide various levels of advanced clinicians realistic training to prepare them for a variety of pediatric emergencies. This course is intended for a variety of advanced healthcare providers, both certified and non-certified. Such as paramedics, paramedic students, registered nurses, nursing students, physicians, and other allied health professionals.
PALS Course Details
- American Heart Association course textbook and card included as part of the course cost.
- PALS is offered as a 1-day course that can take up to 11 hours.
- The course is taught utilizing American Heart Association guidelines and certification lasts 2 years.
- Continuing Educations Units (CEU’s) are available for registered nurses, paramedics, and physicians ($15 additional fee).