This is a 1 day course inclusive of theory content, skills station and real-time PALS scenario simulations adapted to your clinical environment.
This course prepares you to manage a paediatric cardiac arrest for infants and children including manual defibrillation, drug calculations, airway management, patient assessment and post resuscitation care.
Self paced learning completed prior to course attendance includes a series of skills videos, pre-recorded presentations and case based scenarios to test your knowledge prior to attendance at the 1 day practical program. The online learning component will take approximately 4-8 hours to complete.
All candidates will have their skills monitored and assessed throughout practical sessions and real-time scenarios. PALS competency will be achieved via practical assessments through simulation and online theory exam. All participants will be eligible for a certificate of PALS attendance, and those who are deemed competent will receive a certificate of PALS competency.
This Course is designed for all medical, nursing, paramedic and specialist health care professionals who need to be capable of providing emergency management and advanced life support to their patients. A separate program is available for those interested in Adult Advanced Life Support (ALS).
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This course has received accreditation from the RACGP for 40 Category 1 points in the 2020 - 2022 triennium. ALM number 184818.
This course has also received accreditation from ACRRM for 10 ALS points in the 2020-2022 triennium. ACRRM ID: 8926.
Participants in the ANZCA CPD program may claim this course as an emergency response activity’s in their CPD portfolio. Emergency response activity: Cardiac arrest
Recognition code: ER-17-CA-094
CPD points can also be claimed from RANZCR, RACP, and various other medical colleges.
Nursing attending this program earn 10 CPD Hours towards their ongoing education.