Online Heartcode
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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Online Heartcode
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Course Schedule

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    Rachel Powell

    We had a great experience with Code One. From the first call to the actual class everyone was professional and... read more  - 11/15/2017

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    Alana Hayes

    Love learning CPR here !!! Instructors make it fun !!  - 5/12/2018

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    Shahram Ahari

    Great class. Ryan (our instructor) was a great teacher and managed to get a great group discussion going. I was... read more  - 8/25/2017

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    Margie Faulkner

    No matter what the results of my exam last night I want to thank you all from Code One (East... read more  - 4/02/2015

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    Susan Clarke

    Instructor was knowledgeable and used his own experiences in EMS to enhance the learning. Well-run course.  - 5/12/2018

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    Good guys... The really know their stuff.  - 6/01/2014

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    Marie Sprow

    The initial contact by the company after I signed up, the confirmation, responsiveness with my questions, as well as the... read more  - 7/23/2018

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    G Holland

    Outstanding instructors! Their combination of real-life experiences, familiarity with the material and pace of the class were excellent. ... read more  - 7/16/2018

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    Janisha Davidson

    I had a great experience with code one our instructor Dan McKnight was wonderful if he is teaching the class... read more  - 5/14/2018

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    catherine goodrich

    The class was very small(2 students) and they did not cancel it. It was nice having a small class. Although... read more  - 7/04/2018

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    Andy Lammers

    Great company and service. Highly recommended!!!!!  - 12/30/2016

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    Trice Martin

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Course Description

HeartCode PALS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.

After completing the online portion, students attend a structured PALS Hands-On Session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing.

The Heartcode PALS course includes:

  • Performing high-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR per AHA BLS recommendations
  • Differentiating between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
  • Recognizing cardiopulmonary arrest early and beginning CPR within 10 seconds
  • Applying team dynamics
  • Differentiating between respiratory distress and failure
  • Performing early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
  • Differentiating between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
  • Performing early interventions for the treatment of shock
  • Differentiating between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
  • Describing clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
  • Implementing post–cardiac arrest management

Intended Audience

This course is intended for healthcare providers with clinical responsibilities in pediatric critical care settings including nurses, physicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, and medical or nursing students in training.

All participants must have a current Basic Life Support Provider certification to participate in this course. Participants may complete the Online BLS for Healthcare Providers course and complete the skills testing portion during your PALS course – simply select this option during the registration process.

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Course Materials

An American Heart Association Heartcode PALS access code, pocket mask, and two-year PALS Provider certification card are included in this course. Skills testing may be purchased separately for participants that have already completed the online portion.

Course Fee

$250

Includes Heartcode PALS access code, pocket mask, and two-year PALS Provider certification card upon successful completion.

Examination

Proficient demonstration of PALS skills and a score of 84% or higher on the online examination are required for certification. Students that do not achieve either of these will be remediated and allowed an additional attempt to test.

Certification

Successful completion of this course results in an American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider certification which is valid for 2 years from the date of the course.