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    Cost: - $120.00

Full Description

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is for Healthcare Professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in Emergency Response, Emergency Medicine, ICU and Critical Care Units such as physicians, nurses and paramedics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Throughout the course, students are presented with in-hospital pediatric patient cases and a team dynamics lessons. Topics include:

High quality child CPR AED and infant CPR

Recognition of patients who do and do not require immediate intervention

Recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest early and application of CPR within 10 seconds 

Apply team dynamics

Differentiation between respiratory distress and failure

Early interventions for respiratory distress and failure

Differentiation between compensated and de-compensated shock 

Early interventions for the treatment of shock

Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias

Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias 

Post cardiac arrest management

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