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 29 November 2021 To 30 November 2021

From 26 November 2021 To 27 November 2021

From 23 November 2021 To 24 November 2021

From 19 November 2021 To 20 November 2021

From 15 November 2021 To 16 November 2021

From 12 November 2021 To 13 November 2021

From 09 November 2021 To 10 November 2021

From 05 November 2021 To 06 November 2021

From 02 November 2021 To 03 November 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