PALS Skills Check Off for Online Course
** Effective 3/1/2021 - 24 hour advanced notice is required to cancel or change an existing class registration. Classes cancelled or rescheduled less then 24 hours prior to the start of the course and no shows will be assessed a $25.00
If you are more than 10 minutes late to class you will need to reschedule.
The American Heart Association now offers online PALS training. The student will go to http://www.elearning.heart.org to take the online course Heartcode PALS Part 1. This will take about 7.5 hours to complete. (There is a fee paid to AHA for this online portion seperate from the fee for the skills check off paid to CCFD5. After successfully completing the online course, the student should print out their completion certificate and bring this document, along with your current PALS Provider card (if you have one) to CCFD5, where you will undergo skills evaluation. After successfully completing skills assessment, students will be issued a PALS Provider certification, valid for two years. If you do not pass the skills portion you will be asked to take a two day provider course.
Prerequisites: Must have completed the online course and bring Certificate of Completion to CCFD5 the day of the skills evaluation.
Be prepared to show proficiency in pediatric assessment/treatment scenarios as team leader and team member. Must be comfortable with ECG rhythm identification, related pharmacology and the systematic approach to pediatric assessment using the evaluate-identify-intervene model.
Disclosure Statement: 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, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.
Class Length: 2 hours