Pediatric Advanced Life Support
(PALS) Renewal Program
A letter documenting the course length can be provided
upon request for eligible healthcare professionals. MICU
should consult with their Clinical Coordinator. Our offering
of this course is approved for 7.0 contact hours for registered
The PALS Renewal program is a collaboration between the
Heart Association (AHA) and the American
of Pediatrics (AAP).
The goals of the PALS course are to provide the
The course is intended for current AHA PALS providers who
responsible for the well-being of infants and children.
- The information needed to recognize infants
at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest;
- The information and strategies needed to
arrest in infants and children; and
- The cognitive and psychomotor skills needed
and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or
Must be an advanced life support provider with both
valid American Heart Association
and BLS for Healthcare Providers
cards at the
of the course.
Participants must have access to a computer with Internet
access connected to a printer to do the precourse homework.
must have access to the 2010 Handbook of ECC (AHA
publication 90-1000) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support
(AHA publication 90-1052) before and during the course.
Optional Internet-Based BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal With In-Person Skills TestSince students must have a valid professional-level CPR
card during the course, we offer this option to save time, travel, and schedule difficulties.
First, purchase and complete the AHA-sponsored
Internet-based training module
and print the official Part One
certificate. Register for the BLS Renewal Option and include the extra
fee with your PALS registration. Complete the skills testing at
your PALS course to then be issued a renewed American Heart
Association BLS for
Healthcare Providers card. There
is no extension or grace period by starting this process.
Students must submit the official AHA Part One certificate as proof
on-line renewal no more than 60 days prior to their skill session to be
admitted to the skills testing. The on-line coursework must be done
and in our possession prior to the start of your course; it cannot be
The skills validation must be
completed before the expiration date on your CPR card or 60 days from
completion of the on-line coursework, whichever comes first.
Candidates must come prepared and should take no more than 15
minutes for their skill session. Students who require significant
remediation will be directed to repeat a regular BLS for Healthcare Providers course.
PALS Provider References
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2014 Date(s) & Time(s)
TO REGISTER click on the date in the list below to get the
course-specific registration form.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm on:
Tuition: $145.00. Includes the handouts, completion card,
parking, and refreshments.
Text(s): $38.50 for the PALS Provider
Manual or $25.00 for the 2010 Handbook
of ECC, either of which is required for the
course, can be purchased from us, the AHA
product distributors, or obtained by other means
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