Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS-R) One-day Renewal Course

Miami, FL US

The Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS) One-Day Renewal Course is for physicians with a current PALS completion card. This class requires the completion of the American Heart Association’s PALS Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work. The course includes 4 hours of skills practice and assessment in a classroom environment with social distancing and PPE. Baptist Health is an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) provider.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course is designed for Health-Care providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a child, whether in or out of hospital. In this course you will enhance your skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients though active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases. These core case simulations are designed to reinforce important concepts, including but not limited too:
•Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest.
•The systematic approach to pediatric assessment, including general, primary, secondary, and tertiary assessments.
•The assess-categorize-decide-act approach to assessment and management of seriously ill child.
•PALS algorithms and flowcharts.
•Effective resuscitation team dynamics.

SCHEDULE: 
American Heart Association Courses are provided and managed by the Department of Resuscitation & PCS.  For availability and registration, call 786-467-3263.

REGISTRATION
Registration Fees
o    Physicians, Licensed Independent Practitioners and non-Baptist Health employees $160

American Heart Association Courses are provided and managed by the Department of Resuscitation & PCS. For availability and registration, call 786-467-3263.

Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association. 

Cancellations
•    Refunds will be given, upon return of course materials, to those who call to cancel at least 72 hours in advance.
•    No refunds will be given for cancellations made within the 72 hours prior to the start of the class or if the registrant does not attend the class.

Attendance Requirements:

Students must present the AHA’s PALS Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work certificate of completion to participate in class. Students must attend all sessions of the course and pass all the skills tests and the written test to receive a completion card. The class starts promptly at the scheduled time. Students must arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time for registration and screening purposes.  No one will be allowed in class after it has started. 
 

Target Audience

The AHA developed the PALS Provider Course for currently active healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of PALS. A current provider card is required for the renewal course.

Learning Objectives

  • Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest.
  • The systematic approach to pediatric assessment, including general, primary, secondary and tertiary assessments.
  • The assess-categorize-decide-act approach to assessment and management of the seriously ill child.
  • PALS algorithms and flowcharts.
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics.

 

 

 

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/30/2022
Cost:
$150.00
Rating: 
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PALS-R Course Outline:
4.0 hours Small Group Teaching Stations - Video led demonstration with instructor led practice and testing of: 
•    Welcome and introductions        
•    Review of Key Concepts & Algorithms (Small groups during practice)
•    Written test 
•    OPA NPA Insertion skills assessment (in Classroom)
•    BLS Skills Assessment (in Classroom)
•    "Putting It All Together" Scenario Practice (in Classroom)
•    Megacode & Core case testing (in Classroom)

Attendance Requirements:
Students must present the American Heart Association PALS Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work certificate of completion to participate in class. Students must attend all sessions of the course and pass all the skills tests and the written test to receive a completion card. The class starts promptly at the scheduled time. Students must arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time for registration and screening purposes.  No one will be allowed in class after it has started. No exceptions!


Course Completion Requirements:
    For students who meet ALL course prerequisites and are eligible to receive a course completion card, students must:
•    Participate in, practice, and complete all learning and skills stations.
•    Pass child 1-resuer CPR/AED and infant 1and 2 rescuer CPR.
•    Pass 2 PALS core case tests as a team leader.
•    Pass the closed-book written test with a minimum score of 84%

Materials provided:
Agenda's
AHA PALS Provider text student CD
At least 1 adult manikin / 3students
AED trainer
Airway Equipment (BVM, NPA, OPA's, etc.)
1 Defibrillator/Monitor per station
Course Evaluation forms
PALS Written Examinations
PALS Provider Course Completion Card 
Seven CME/MD
 

Clinical Learning Center
8530 SW 124 Ave
in the Kendall Plaza Shopping Center
Miami, FL 33183
United States

8530 SW 124 Ave., Miami, in the Kendall Plaza Shopping Center; or Bethesda Hospital West, 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach. (Based on availability)

Participants are required to use PPE as per the organization’s recommendations throughout the live sessions. No food or drink is allowed in our classrooms. Drink space is available outside the classroom. 
 

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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American Heart Association courses are provided and managed by the Department of Resuscitation and Patient Care Simulation. 
Register directly by calling 786-467-3263. To comply with COVID-19 guidelines, class sizes and registration are extremely limited.