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Pediatric Professional Education Courses

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APLS - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course

Two day course 
September 16-17

  • Advanced course, designed to teach physicians how to assess and care for critically ill/injured children in the first few hours in the office or Emergency Room setting.
  • Other disciplines involved in treatment of pediatric emergency/critical care are encourage to attend.

Emergency Nursing Provider Course (ENPC)

Two day course
March 8-9 | May 25-26 | October 5-6

  • Provides core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients.
  • The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions.
  • Includes triage categorization; prevention strategies

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Provider (two-day) Course 
February 10-11 | July 11-12 | September 27-28

Renewal (one day) Course 
January 14 | February 24 | March 16 | March 17 (MD) | April 6 | May 17 | June 22 | July 13 | August 9 | September 19 | October 19 | November 9 | December 6

  • Nationally recognized American Heart Association Courses.
  • Focus is on early recognition of the pediatric patients in distress and a collaborative approach to assessment and code management.
  • AHA PALS Provider card granted upon successful course completion.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for MDs

Provider (one day) Course | April 28
Renewal (3-hour) Course | September 15

  • Nationally recognized American Heart Association Courses.
  • Focus is on early recognition of the pediatric patients in distress and a collaborative approach to assessment and code management.
  • AHA PALS Provider card granted upon successful course completion.

PALS Heartcode

Online course

  • In order to obtain a PALS Provider card, individuals need to complete the evaluation station of the PALS course with AHA PALS faculty.
  • Evaluation sessions offered in conjunction with renewal courses (see above for dates). Pre-registration, certification of Heartcode completion required.

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)

6 Contact Hours; one day course 
January 13 | February 19 | April 5 | September 20

  • Learn to identify a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress; provide early intervention; and stabilize the child while contacting the next level of care.
  • Ideal for physicians, nurses, outpatient clinic staff, school-based providers and pre-hospital providers who do not routinely care for critically ill children.
  • Receive an AHA PEARS card upon successful course completion.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Presented the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. in the Children’s Hospital Classrooms. Various pediatric topics are scheduled. See our calendar for schedule. Grand Rounds are also Available via Northwest TeleHealth.

Providence employees, and those with login access, may view the course catalog and watch Pediatric Grand Rounds online via MediaSite.