Course Goal: To improve pediatric patient survival by emphasizing integration of basic life support CPR with pediatric advanced life support techniques and effective team dynamics.
Audience: Healthcare professionals who respond to emergencies in children and infants. This includes physicians, nurses, EMTs, emergency room and ICU staff and others who require PALS course completion for workplace duties.
Content: Child and infant CPR / AED. Case based presentation of respiratory emergencies, rhythm disturbances, shock, and vascular access. Systematic approach to pediatric assessment and effective team communication.
Certification: A course completion card is issued upon successful course completion.
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