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Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

At the conclusion of this course, each participant will be able to demonstrate appropriate techniques in resuscitating the critically injured or ill child. A strong emphasis will be placed on appropriate assessment and management of the respiratory and shock states. Participants will be able to:
 
  1. Describe the principles of resuscitation.
  2. Describe the symptoms and treatment for shock and respiratory compromise in infants and children.
  3. Demonstrate the steps of resuscitation, including the use of a resuscitation bag and mask, chest compressions, and endotracheal intubation.
  4. Describe the appropriate use and dosage of resuscitative medications.
 

Prerequisites

To attend the One-Day Renewal Course, your card may not be expired more than 90 days. Participants must be a healthcare provider whose daily occupations or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of PALS and who are authorized by state law to perform some or all of these functions. Instructor candidates must be recommended by PALS Regional Faculty. Call for more information.
 

Credits

Provider Course - 14.75 hours / 5 RT CEUs
Renewal Course - 7 hours / 5 RT CEUs
Instructor Course - Call for more information
 
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10612 for the CE contact hours as listed above.
 
Flagstaff Medical Center is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
 
Flagstaff Medical Center designates these live activities for a maximum of (hours as listed per course) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Two-day Provider Course 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Classes at FMC

January 28-29

March 4-5

May 27-28

July 19-20

September 9-10

November 8-9

Classes at VVMC

January 7-8 

April 1-2

November 18-19

Cost: $175 (NAH employee $110)

One-day Renewal Course 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Classes at FMC

January 5

February 26

March 22

April 15

May 13

June 5

July 8

August 31

September 28

October 25

November 15

December 16

Classes at VVMC

March 26

May 21

August 28

Cost: $140 (NAH employee $100)

Instructor Course 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Classes at FMC - June 11

Classes at VVMC - April 16

Cost: $175 (NAH employee $145)

 

Location

At Flagstaff Medical Center, the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of Fort Valley Shopping Center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.

In Cottonwood, the courses will be held in the Education Center located in the Courtyard Plaza on the east side of the Verde Valley Medical Center, 269 S. Candy Lane.


Cost

Two-day provider course
$175 Non-NAH employee
$110 NAH employee
 
One-day renewal course
$140 Non-NAH employee
$100 NAH employee
 
Instructor course
$175 Non-NAH employee
$145 NAH employee
 

Registration

Due to necessary class preparation, registration for this course will close 5 business days prior to the class date.
 
To register online, please click the appropriate registration button on this page under "Event Details."
 
To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under "Event Links and Documents." 
 
Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.
 
You also may fax your registration to (928) 773-2430.
 

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $75.00 administration fee for the Provider and Renewal courses and $75.00 for the Instructor course. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within five business days of the course.
 

Disclosure

In the interest of complete disclosure, the speaker(s) and planning committee of this CME Activity has signed a financial disclosure form and has no conflict of interest with any commercial entities or products that may have an interest in this program. This is intended to make you aware of the faculty’s interests, so you may form your own judgments about such materials.
 
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional material for this purpose. Use of these 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 AHA.