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PALS ~ Calumet City, IL ~ Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
Thu, August 10, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Initial Certification Provider Course
The PALS course is designed for healthcare professionals who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies and for healthcare students seeking a first-time PALS-training credentials.
The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider course enables healthcare professionals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children. The course materials are scenario-based, and a team approach is used to teach emergency management of pediatric patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest, from the early minutes through patient stabilization n and/or the transport phases of a pediatric emergency, in or out of the hospital. The instructor, Scott DeBoer, has entertaining and helpful videos, real-life case studies, and a unique game show style test review session that is sure to leave attendees feeling more confident in their pediatric skills and able to pass their PALS Exam.
Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest
- Systematic approach to pediatric assessmen
- Effective respiratory management
- Validation of skills for one-person and two-person CPR and AED skills for infants and children
- Defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion
- Intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration
- Effective resuscitation team dynamics
Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CPEN, CEN, CCRN, CFRN, is an internationally recognized pediatric emergency nurse expert. Scott has been presenting to thousands of nurses around the world for over 20 years. In addition to his extensive training in emergency, critical care, and flight nursing, he was also one of the original beta testers for the CPEN exam. Scott has co-authored over 100 medical articles for nurses, paramedics, and respiratory therapists. Scott also wrote the very first CPEN Review book in 2010, and has since updated his CPEN review book, "Putting It All Together", into its now 3rd edition, that includes over 1000 review questions. Often called the “Jim Carrey” of the emergency nursing world, Scott's use of humor and personal experiences will have nurses laughing as they learn.
Comprehensive printed handouts will be provided to all attendees upon morning sign-in.
NOTE : All students that attend this PALS class must have reviewed the current 2015 PALS student textbook. Books can be purchsed online through the American Heart Association or on Amazon.
Course Provide Cards
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a PALS Provider Course Completion Card. (PALS cards will be distributed onsite for students that pass the course and have registered at least 48 hours in advance).
Refunds and Substitutions
A refund may be issued up to 5 days before a seminar date. After that time, if you are unable to attend the seminar, you may switch to a different location, or send a replacement at no additional charge.
* Refunds will NOT be issued for NO SHOWS.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Pedi-Ed-Trics toll free phone: 1-888-280-Peds(7337) or email: info@PediEd.com
Are there any group discounts?
Since our prices for an all day seminar are so low to begin with, we do not offer any additional discounts.
Will coffee or refreshments be offered?
In order to keep the registration costs down for our classes, we will not be serving refreshments. However, there are coffee shops and restaurants nearby.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring your phone/email copy or printed ticket if possible. This will make the check-in process go quickly. If you forget a copy.... Do Not Stress Out! We will have you on the list. :)
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No! Since this a certification class and provider cards are being made for each of the attendees you must notifiy us 72 hours in advance of a substitution. 1-888-280-7337 or Info@PediEd.com
Date and Time
Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Calumet City Family Care Center
1600 Torrence Avenue
Luke - Coordinator Phone (708)915-4903
Calumet City, IL 60409