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Pediatric Professional Education Courses

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APLS - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course

Two day course

  • 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
February 14-15 | April 10-11 | May 23-24 | December 4-5

  • 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 8-9 | July 12-13 | August 1-2 | October 10-11

Renewal (one day) Course
January 12 | February 28 | March 29 (MD)| April 6 | May 17 | June 20 | July 14 | August 9 | September 28 | October 24 | November 8

  • 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 Course Handouts

Community Acquired Pneumonia Pathway »
CPR with Congenital Heart Disease »
Epinephrine Dosage Change Statement »
Epinephrine Story: Pediatric Dosing »
Flyer: Life is WHY »
Sepsis Pathway »
Skills Checklist - Child »
Skills Checklist - Infant »
Summary: Systematic Approach »
The Pause »

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for MDs

Provider (one day) Course | May 4
Renewal (4.5-hour) Course | March 6 | November 9

  • 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

Part 1: Online course
Part 2:
February 21 | May 18 | September 20 | October 23 | December 5

  • 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 11 | February 10 | April 5 | September 29

  • 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.