The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to provide the learner with information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, offer information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children, and to demonstrate the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest. You must have a current (not expired) Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support Card.
Cost for PALS Initial
Methodist, Jennie Ed employees and NMC students can verify their employee or student status at checkout for course discount.
Before Your Class
Required Student Text: Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual, 2010 Edition (©2011)
MHS Employees and NMC students can pick up their borrowed text at the Nebraska Methodist College Clark building front desk. You do not need to contact us prior to picking up. For front desk hours please call 402-354-7000. **ALL borrowed texts MUST be returned to the instructor the day of class.
WOMEN'S HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES: Please call 402-815-1895 to arrange a book pickup.
JENNIE ED EMPLOYEES: Please contact Lisa Joy to arrange a book pick up at 712-396- 6035.
NMHS Employees, NMC Students and external participants have the option to purchase a text for $45 (includes S&H). Purchased books will be mailed to the address provided during registration.
Students must complete the precourse self-assessment
prior to attending the course. Password:
*Please bring a copy of your results to the first day of class.
Important Information - PLEASE READ
All participants must have the following and present them at the class:
PALS Initial: A current (not expired) Health Care Provider BLS Card.
PALS Renewal: A current (not expired) Health Care Provider BLS Card and a current (not expired) PALS Provider card.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS, and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.
American Heart Association PALS Course Information