Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization


Pre-Requisites
The class is designed to help the basic pediatric healthcare provider develop the knowledge and skills for emergency assessment and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. Must provide proof of current AHA BLS card. Required manual must be brought on class day.

Not intended for those who routinely provide advance pediatric care. This course is highly recommended as a pre-course to pediatric advance life support course.

Video-Based Testing

A certificate from AHA will be provided upon course completion.

Course Length: 7 Hours

 

 

  • Learn to recognize respiratory distress and failure, shock and cardiac arrest
  • Provide appropriate life saving actions within the initials minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advance life support provider
  • Assess a seriously ill or injured child
  • Understand the “Assess-Categorize-Decide-Act” approach
  • Recognize and take appropriate actions for a child in cardiac arrest
  • Use elements of effective communication as a team member

 

Registration
Register a month before class date.  Class starts promptly at scheduled times. Anyone late for more than 15 minutes will be asked to re-schedule. Registration closes when classes are full. If registering online, student must bring printed registration confirmation at the day of class.

Certification
American Heart Association (AHA) Certificates are provided upon course completion for ACLS, BLS, Heartsaver CPR/AED, Heartsaver First Aid, PALS and PEARS. NRP Certification is provided by American Association of Pediatrics.

A proof of current AHA BLS card must be presented on the day of the following provider courses: ACLS, PALS and PEARS.

  REQUIRED CARDS FOR PROVIDER REQUIRED CARDS FOR RENEWAL
BLS   BLS
ACLS BLS BLS, ACLS
PALS BLS BLS, PALS
PEARS BLS BLS
NRP   NRP

 

Books
Each student must bring required book(s) to class, anyone without their book will not be granted admission and will be rescheduled. Rescheduling fees apply. Books can be purchased at Life Support Education office or online.

Fees
A 5 business day notice is required for full Refunds, Cancellations, and Re-scheduling of Classes. If less than 5 business days a $25.00 processing fee applies for ACLS, PALS and NRP classes. A $10.00 processing fee for PEARS, ECG & Pharmacology, BLS, Heartsaver CPR and First Aid. NO REFUNDS for NO SHOWS.

There will be a $25.00 fee for retesting on ACLS, PALS, and NRP and a $10.00 fee for PEARS and BLS. Retesting only after 48 hours of class date.

CME/CEU/ICEMA
California Medical Association (CME), California Board of Nursing (CEU), and Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA) has approved ACLS, PALS, and NRP Provider Courses for 16 units and Renewal Courses for 8 units. PEARS has been approved for 8 CE Units. No CE Units for BLS and First Aid. CME Category 1. CEP No. 100403. California CEP No. 62-0004. Pharmacy.

 

Fees for This Class

PEARS Course
$125.00
PEARS Manual $30.00

 

LLU Employee and Student discounts available with a valid ID