Home Courses Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Course length: 2 Days
Course Cost: POA

Entry requirements
Current registration as a Medical or Dental Practitioner, Intern, Professional Nurse or Paramedic.
Valid Basic Life Support (HCP-BLS) for Health Care Providers certificate. Should candidate not have a valid BLS qualification, he/she must attend an HCP-BLS course prior to registering for this course.
Successful completion of the Entry Test.

Accreditation
Accredited by the HPCSA for 30 CPD points (Incl 1 point for Ethics)

Course Programme Guideline

DAY 1





15H00 TEA
15H15 Paediatric assessment Video
15H45 Overview course case discussion Video
16H00 Cardiac cases discussion 3-4 (Bradycardias, Tachycardias)
16H30 Cardiac cases 3-4 Simulations
18H00 Day summary & Closure

PAEDIATRIC LIFE SUPPORT (Bring your BLS/CPR cards with you)

08H00 Tea, Registration & BLS Card presentation

 

08H30 Welcome & Introduction

 

08H45 ENTRY WRITTEN M C Q TEST

 

09H45 Overview of the NEW PALS course

Video

10H00 Tea

 

10H15 CPR / AED

Video/Practice/Test

1H15 Respiratory arrest – Advanced Airway management

Video & Practice

12H00 Lunch

 

SKILLS

13H00 Rhythm disturbances

Skill stations

13H30 Vascular access

Skill stations

14H00 Resuscitation Team Concept

Video

14H30 Cardiac cases 1-2 (VF/VT – PEA, Asystole)

Simulations

15H00 Tea

 

15H15 Paediatric assessment
15H45 Overview course case discussion
16H00 Cardiac cases discussion 3-4 (Bradycardias, Tachycardias)
16H30 Cardiac cases 3-4
18H00 Day summary & Closure

Video
Video
Simulations

DAY 2

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

08H00 Morning tea – Review of Day 1
08H30 Core case discussion – Respiration 1-2 (UAO – LAO)
08H50 Respiration 1-2
09H20 Core case discussion – Respiration 3-4 (Parenchymal – Control)
09H40 Respiration 3-4
10H20 TEA BREAK
10H30 Core case discussion – Shock 1-2 (Hypovolaemic – Obstructive)
11H00 Shock 1-2
11H30 Core case discussion – Shock 3-4 (Distributive – Cardiogenic)
11H50 Shock 3-4
12H20 LUNCH


Simulations


Simulations


Simulations


Simulations

13H15 Putting it all together
14H15 Course summary and test details
14H30 Core case Test CA & Rhythms
15H30 BREAK
16H00 Core case Test Respiratory / Shock
17H00 Course evaluation
17H30 Closure

Simulations

Test

Test

PLEASE NOTE: Topic introductions are followed by hands-on scenario based practicals
The Course finishes when all the Candidates satisfy all the requirements.
The Academy of Accident and Emergency Medicine is an accredited Institution for the provision of PALS course

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