A Guide to INSCOL’s Pediatric Advance Life Support Course (PALS)
May 14, 2015
At INSCOL, the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Pediatrics Advance Life Support Course (PALS) is designed with an objective to improve the quality of care given to children. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes contrary to adults, in case of children or infants, cardiac arrests does not results from a primary cardiac cause, rather culminates from a progressive respiratory failure or shock.
This American Heart Association’s pediatric-focused course is beneficial for all healthcare professionals who deal with emergencies in infants, children and adolescents. This course provides recognized training and certification and all healthcare providers including personnel in emergency response, in intensive care and critical care units, emergency medicine can join this course so that they are able to provide quality care and children can live healthier resulting in improved patient outcomes.
An Overview of Course Content:
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an instructor-led course that follows scenario-based approach with a combination of series of simulated pediatric emergencies to highlight the concepts of pediatric assessment, treatment algorithms used, effective resuscitation, cardiac arrest and more.
Course employs learning stations wherein students can practice essential skills in simulated clinical scenarios resulting in active participation and skills proficiency.
- Key developments in pediatric advanced life support
- Pediatric emergency respiratory management
- Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Effective discussion on respiratory and shock cases
- Child CPR and AED use
- Resuscitation concept in detail
- Introduction to electrical therapy
- Vascular Access
Course Duration: 2 DaysAt the end of the course candidate is evaluated through a written and skill assessment exam.
After successful completion of exam candidate receives the AHA Basic Life Support Certificate. This certificate is valid internationally for 2 years.
Being certified in PALS is highly valuable for healthcare workers who are serving in:
- Emergency rooms or
- Any other medical expert who attends a cardiovascular emergency
After the completion of this course they will be capable of providing appropriate medical treatment and respond to emergencies in a timely effective manner. Besides, INSCOL also conducts training, seminars and skill boosting workshops to enhance proficiencies of healthcare professionals.
You can find more information about this course at http://www.india.inscolacademy.com/cce/