top of page
Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Who should take this course?

Healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.


PALS Course

Philadelphia, PA

Philly PALS Course Content

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary

  • Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use

  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR

  • Management of respiratory emergencies

  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy

  • Vascular access

  • Resuscitation team concept

  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations

  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

About Our Philly PALS Course

SafeHeart CPR's Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course in Philadelphia is intended for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies and for first-time or renewal training to obtain a PALS course completion card.

This PALS course includes skills stations and interactive case-based sessions that teach the participant to integrate knowledge and skills into a clinically useful discipline.

The goals of this class are to provide information to recognize the infant or child at risk for respiratory and /or cardiac arrest; strategies to prevent respiratory and/or cardiac arrest in neonates, infants, and children; cognitive and psychomotor skills to resuscitate and stabilize the infant; and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

Mandatory Pre-Course Requirements

The AHA requires all students taking PALS to complete the Pre-Course Self-Assessment and Precourse Work.

  • After registration, students will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to do the Pre-Course Work.

  • You can take the exam over until a passing grade is achieved.

  • You MUST print or email a copy of your precourse certificate with your name on it before entering the class. If emailing, please send a copy to:

PALS In-Person - Philadelphia

Check out our availability and book the date and time that works for you

bottom of page