Full course description


1602 N. 15th Street

Tampa, FL 33605 Map (Links to an external site.)

Room: 131

Days: Monday, June 27,2016 from 8:30am-4:30pm

Program Benefits:
Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, including the following components, will receive a PALS Provider course Completion Card, valid for two years.

1. You must first take the self-assessment test on the American Heart Association Website.  If you do not pass, then you will need to take an ACLS prep course that will be offered by HCC in early 2016.  Go to www.heart.org/eccstudent  and use the code "palsprovider" to take the assessment.  You must bring the certificate of completion to the class.

2. Purchase the required PALS student workbook from American Heart at http://shop.aha.channing-bete.com/onlinestore/storeitem.html?iid=180287&cid=135798&item=Pediatric+Ad...

Learning Objectives:

  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
    • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
    • Management of respiratory emergencies
    • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
    • Vascular access
    • Resuscitation team concept
    • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
    • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

Who Should Attend:

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Note: Fees from these courses do not represent income for the American Heart Association.