Los Angeles Career College offers a great opportunity for healthcare professionals to accommodate learning with their busy schedule. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification is for healthcare professionals who respond to emergencies with infants and children. These includes, but are not limited to personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care unites. Some occupations needing the course include nurses, paramedics, physicians and others, who need PALS course completion card as a job or other requirement.
Students who successfully complete the online portion of the course receive a certificate granting them access to a PALS Hands-on Session with an AHA PALS Instructor. Students must successfully complete both the online portion and the hands-on session to receive a PALS Provider course completion card (print or eCard).
Perform high-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR per AHA BLS recommendations
Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds
Apply team dynamics
Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure
Perform early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock
Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
Implement post–cardiac arrest management