DescriptionPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a video-based, instructor-led course that uses simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systemic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
***Early Registration is encouraged as seating is limited***
Pre-requisiteBefore the course, complete the mandatory Precourse Self-Assessment modules on the AHA e-learning site.
The following customizable, 2-step training is also available!Part 1: Online eLearning Course with the American Heart Association
Fee: $144.00, payable to AHA
Print your certificate of completion
Part 2 & 3: Schedule an appointment with Ronnie Metcalf for Skills Practice and Testing
Call Ronnie Metcalf at 828-257-4478 to schedule
Fee : $50.00 (Free for MAHEC employees)
Payable by cash, credit card or check made payable to MAHEC
For more information: Ronnie Metcalf
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.
Physicians, PAs, Nurses, NPs, EMT/EMS/Paramedics and others caring for the pediatric population
- Identification and treatment of problems that place the child at risk for cardiac arrest
- Application of a systematic approach to pediatric assessments
- Use of PALS algorithms and flowchart
- Demonstration of effective resuscitation team dynamics
- Ronnie C. Metcalf, RN-BC, EdD, ONC
Filled Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
9/23 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.70 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
7.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 7.0 Contact Hours.
7.000 Contact Hours
Nurse Practitioners: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 7.00 contact hours.
7.000 CME for Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 7.00 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
7.000 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
Accreditation: The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.