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Heart and Stroke PALS Provider Full Course (2-day) with BLS Renewal

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77 Harbour Square Master Boardroom

77 Harbour Square

Toronto, ON M5J 2S2

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PALS Full Provider with BLS Renewal. July 13/14 from 9am-5pm. Please call 416-897-2050 to register.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider and Renewal course is intended for healthcare professionals who either guide or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units; physicians, dentists, nurses, paramedics, as well as students in those fields and others who need a PALS course completion card for employment or other purposes.

It is highly recommended that only those who will use the skills of PALS within their scope of practice take the PALS course. Please note that successful completion of the course does not grant permission to practice the skills learned.

Same day BLS Renewal courses are included in the ACLS and PALS courses.

Focus

This instructor led, blended learning program focuses on a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Emphasis on 5 major concepts:

  • Identification and treatment of problems that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest
  • Application of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • Use of the evaluate-identify-intervene sequence
  • Use of PALS algorithms and flowcharts
  • Demonstration of effective resuscitation team dynamics

Designed to give students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate proficiency in the following skills used in resuscitation:

  • Perform high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation per Heart & Stroke
  • Foundation of basic life support recommendations
  • Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
  • Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds of recognition
  • Apply team dynamics
  • Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure
  • Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
  • Preform early interventions in the treatment of shock
  • Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrythmias
  • Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrythmias
  • Implement post-cardiac arrest management
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