Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Initial Provider Course

(with optional BLS renewal)
Approximate Online Precourse Work Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Approximate In-person Duration: 6 hours

Description: This is an Initial Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course. This course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies for pediatric patients; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units; physicians, nurses and paramedics; and others who need a PALS Course completion card for their job requirements. ***Upon successful registration you will be emailed instructions to complete the Pre-course assessment, this must be done before the start of your course and you must bring a copy for your instructor, you will not be allowed to take the course without it. You must also have a CURRENT 2020 provider manual; this is REQUIRED by the American Heart Association.


Pediatric Advanced Life Support Update / Renewal

(with optional BLS renewal)

Approximate Online Precourse Work Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Approximate In-Person Duration: 4 hours

Description: This is a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course. This course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies for pediatric patients; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units; physicians, nurses and paramedics; and others who need a PALS Course completion card for their job requirements. ***Upon successful registration you will be emailed instructions to complete the Pre-course assessment, this must be done before the start of your course and you must bring a copy for your instructor, you will not be allowed to take the course without it. You must also have a CURRENT 2020 provider manual; this is REQUIRED by the American Heart Association.


HeartCode PALS Online Course w/Skills Session

Includes online access code and skills session fees
Approximate Online Duration: 2-4 hours

Approximate In-Person Duration: 2.5 hours or less


Description: HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s PALS Course. HeartCode blended learning delivers quality resuscitation education regardless of where providers are located and gives them more control to complete the course at their own pace. Providers first complete the online portion of HeartCode PALS and then complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA PALS Instructor.


HeartCode PALS Skills Session – Must have already completed HeartCode PALS Online

Approximate In-Person Duration: 2.5 hours or less

Description: This is the in-person skills component of the HeartCode PALS Online course. You must already have completed the online component in order to register and attend this skills session.