This course teaches healthcare professionals to treat pediatric patients presenting with peri-arrest, cardiac arrest, and other life-threatening emergencies.

PALS Initial Course

Courses are offered year round.

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.
$225
Cost for PALS Initial
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees can use their health system promo code for a 100% 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 contact Rachael Travalik to arrange a book pick up at 402-815-1895. 
 
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.
 
Precourse Self-Assessment: Students must complete the precourse self-assessment prior to attending the course. Password: pals15
*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.

Links

American Heart Association PALS Course Information

PALS Renewal Course

Courses are offered year round.

The pediatric advanced life support certification renewal is designed to educate healthcare personnel working with infants and children on the risks, strategies, and skills necessary to handle cardiopulmonary emergencies. You must have a current (not expired) Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support card and current (not expired) PALS card.
$135
Cost for PALS Renewal
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees can use their health system promo code for a 100% 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 the textbook. 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 contact Rachael Travalik to arrange a book pick up at 402-815-1895. 
 
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.
 
Precourse Self-Assessment: Students must complete the precourse self-assessment prior to attending the course. Password: pals15
*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.

Links

American Heart Association PALS Course Information

Additional Course Details

Course Cancellations
We reserve the right to cancel class due to insufficient registrations. If you have questions regarding class cancellations due to weather, please call 402-354-7222.
 
Participant Cancellations
Should you need to cancel, you must do so at least five business days prior to your scheduled course. No call, no show will be required to pay for a rescheduled course.
 
Licensure

If you are using this course toward your licensure, please keep a copy of your card/certification in your personal file. Nebraska Methodist College does not award continuing education units for AHA courses. In order to determine the amount of credit offered/accepted, you will need to contact your state licensing board.

 
Health Problems
If you experience any of the following, please call 402-354-7100 to make arrangements:
• Dermatologic lesions on hands or in oral circumoral spaces
• Hepatitis B Surface antigen seropositive
• Positive state of Human Immunodeficiency Virus - AIDS
• Upper respiratory infection
• Any active state of infection
 
Additional Questions
Please contact NMC Division of Professional Development at 402-354-7100 or

Course Location

All Nebraska Methodist College courses are taught on campus:

Nebrasks Methodist College
The Josie Harper Campus
Classroom B241
Lower Level, Clark Building

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Parking
During the school year, our parking lots are occasionally full around the main campus. Please take advange of our lower south parking lot.