Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

HeartCode PALS eLearning course is intended for:

  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Paramedics
  • Staff in intensive care units and Emergency or Critical Care departments
  • Neonatal and Pediatric ICU personnel


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HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Using eSimulation technology, students assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings where they can apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about pediatric advanced life support.

Course Content

  • 12 pediatric, hospital-based, patient cases with up to four healthcare providers, presented through eSimulation technology
  • Systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • Recognition and management of respiratory and shock emergencies
  • Recognition and management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Immediate post-cardiac arrest care
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

The HeartCode® PALS eLearning course covers:

  • PALS algorithms
  • Airway Management
  • EKG Rhythm recognition
  • PALS Pharmacology
  • Resuscitation Team Dynamics
  • High-quality CPR
  • Megacode

Steps to complete the PALS Course eLearning:

  1. Register for Miami CPR’s American Heart Association eLearning course!
  2. Complete the AHA HeartCode® PALS eLearning course at your own pace, in the privacy of your own home.
  3. When you pass the HeartCode® PALS eLearning course examination, print your certificate and bring it to Miami CPR to take the American Heart Approved Skills Test

Students then practice their skills for 60 minutes (Part 2) and are tested 60 minutes (Part 3) with Miami CPR’s certified American Heart Association PALS instructors.

Receive your two year American Heart Association PALS certification card at the end of part 3 (skills test).

Average time to complete the entire process:
Course length is approximately 6-10 hours on your own computer.

Class length is approximately 2 hours at Miami CPR.

Most students earn their PALS Card in approximately 8 hours total!

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