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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Description: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses have been developed by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. They emphasize early recognition of respiratory failure and/or shock and the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest.

The course is intended for pediatricians, house staff, emergency physicians, family physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and any others who may treat pediatric patients.

Course Objectives: The PALS course is designed to provide the participant with: Information needed for recognizing the infant or child at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest. Information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in the pediatric patient. Cognitive and psychomotor skills necessary for resuscitation and stabilization of the pediatric patient in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

For more information please contact Michele Kassel or the Training Center at 501-364-3246.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Courses

Description:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses have been developed by the American Heart Association. They emphasize the recognition and treatment of adult (over 10 years of age) cardiac dysrhythmias.

The course is intended for physicians, paramedics, nurses and respiratory therapists.

Course Objectives: The ACLS course is designed to teach participants to manage the first 10 minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. The participant must manage the patient alone for several minutes, performing basic CPR and automated defibrillation. The participant will also learn to direct members of a team to assist in resuscitation.

For more information please contact Michele Kassel or the Training Center at 501-364-3246.

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Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

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