Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Speciality Pediatrics - General/other

Organizer Najeeb Al Othman Othman

CME/CPD Provider Kuwait Medical Training Society

Scheduled date(s):

From 26 February 2021 To 27 February 2021

From 23 February 2021 To 24 February 2021

From 19 February 2021 To 20 February 2021

From 12 February 2021 To 13 February 2021

From 05 February 2021 To 06 February 2021

From 29 January 2021 To 30 January 2021

From 22 January 2021 To 23 January 2021

From 15 January 2021 To 16 January 2021

From 08 January 2021 To 09 January 2021

Aims And Objectives

The American Heart Association’s PALS instructor-led classroom course enhances healthcare providers’ skills in the treatment of pediatric arrest and peri-arrest patients. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to teach and reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

Content Outline

Key changes in PALS, reflecting the new science from the 2010 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

Target Audience

Pediatricians and other health care providers who are responsible for responding to emergencies in infants and children