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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) + Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider - NHS - St. Catharines Site

McMaster Children's Hospital - Simulation and Outreach Program

Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 8:00 AM - Friday, 15 November 2019 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Pediatric Advanced Life (PALS) + Basic Life Support...

Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Registration - Public   more info 8 Registrations 12 Nov 2019 $375.00 $23.85
NHS Employee - with valid ID   more info 8 Registrations 12 Nov 2019 $345.00 $22.02
NHS Physician - with valid ID   more info 8 Registrations 12 Nov 2019 $345.00 $22.02

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) with Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course uses a series of hands-on skill stations and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, high-quality basic life support skills, advanced life support treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Our certified PALS instructors are a combination of nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists with backgrounds in pediatric emergency and critical care.

Our course provides two distinct credentials to participants who successfully complete all components of the course:

  1. Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSFC) Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider status, and
  2. Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSFC) Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider status.

Course Prerequisites

(1a) RN, RPh, RPN (currently working with pediatric patients), RRT, MD, DDS, PCP/ACP/CCP, IMG, (or)

(1b) Students who are training to enter a health profession listed in (1a) are eligible to enroll if they are in their final stage of training and have successfully completed the PEARS Provider course,

(2) Completion of a mandatory pre-course assessment (included in tuition fee),

(3) Previous CPR training, at a health professional level (card does not have to be current), and

(4) Current knowledge and skills in Basic Life Support (BLS) (infant/child/adult)

 

Course Materials and Required Preparation

Mandatory pre-course preparation is required for admission to this course. Please to go our website for important information, including how to obtain course materials and required precourse preparations:

www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/learning/simulation-outreach-program and click on PALS 


Course Coordinator

Kevin Middleton, RRT, BSc, MEd

Course Director 

Emma Wyatt, MBBS, FRACP

 

Cancellation Policy

Please note that the following Cancellation Policy applies to this course:

• Requests to withdraw from a course (cancel registration) can only be completed through the Eventbrite registration system. Please go to www.eventbrite.ca/mytickets to manage your registration.

• Refunds will be made according to the date of the request based on the following timelines:

More than 3 weeks before the start of the course = 100% of tuition will be refunded

Between 2-3 weeks before the start of the course = 75% of tuition will be refunded

Less than 2 weeks, but more than 1 week before the start of the course = 50% of tuition will be refunded

1 week or less before the start of the course = No refund

Please note that the processing service charge was paid directly to Eventbrite and is subject to their refund policy. 

• If you are unable to attend the course, a friend or colleague can be substituted in your place at no additional charge.

• To transfer to an alternate course date, please contact us with your order number and the course date that you would like to transfer to.  Transfers can be made without penalty up to 3 weeks before the start of the course. 

- No refunds will be issued for withdrawals requested 1 week or less prior to a course. No refunds will be given for “no shows”.

Have questions about Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) + Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider - NHS - St. Catharines Site? Contact McMaster Children's Hospital - Simulation and Outreach Program

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Niagara Health System - St Catharines
1200 Fourth Avenue
Academic and Education Centre - 2nd Floor
St Catharines, ON L2S 0A9
Canada

Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 8:00 AM - Friday, 15 November 2019 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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