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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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