Posted on: August 21st, 2011 by Chris

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, PALS


*Pricing: The PALS Initial Course = $225 and the Recertification/Update/Renewal Course = $165

*Please visit our PALS Initial REGISTRATION PAGE or PALS Update, Renewal, Recert REGISTRATION PAGE to register for upcoming scheduled AHA PALS classes. All other upcoming open enrollment PALS, ACLS, and BLS for Health Care Provider classes can be found on our REGISTRATION PAGE. Additional information for the American Heart Association (AHA) PALS, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Courses can be found below or by visiting The American Heart Association Website at

*Our AHA PALS classes are offered at our main office in Manteca which serves all Northern and Central California including Turlock, Ceres, Modesto, Oakdale, Manteca, Tracy, Stockton, Lodi, and Elk Grove. LifeSaver CPR utilizes a highly qualified cadre of instructors all of which are professional Firefighter Paramedics with years of teaching and hands-on, real life experience. We specialize in offering quick, fun, and informative American Heart Association courses. Students are able to practice skills using up to date PALS Equipment.

*We also provide onsite American Heart Association PALS courses. If you have a group that need to be trained in either an AHA PALS Initial or Update / Recertification Recert Renewal course please call (209) 665-4398 or complete the CONTACT FORM for special pricing and scheduling options. We provide onsite PALS classes throughout the Bay Area including Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, and Richmond and Northern and Central California.

*Upon completion of the American Heart Association AHA PALS class students will receive certification card and Continuing Education CE Certificate.

AHA PALS Pre course Study Guide
(ALL STUDENTS SHOULD READ!!!! Important student information needed before attending the AHA PALS Course.)

All Students MUST complete and submit at the time the time of class a certificate of completion for the AHA PALS Course Pre-Test.
Please click the link below to complete the test.
AHA PALS Course Pre-Test Link
The passcode to access the test is PALS15

We want you to learn and be as effective and efficient as possible with the PALS course. On our DOWNLOAD PAGE we have provided several algorithms, check off sheets, skill sheets, case scenarios, and other helpful information to assist you in being prepared for your PALS course. Please take advantage of these downloads.

The PALS course is designed to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.

New edition! 2010 GuidelinesAHA 2010 PALS Book

The PALS course covers:

  • recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest
  • the systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • effective respiratory management
  • defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion
  • intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics

PALS training is intended for professionals who must be credentialed as a requirement for doing their jobs, including:

  • pediatricians
  • emergency room, family, and other physicians
  • physician assistants
  • nurses and nurse practitioners
  • paramedics
  • respiratory therapists
  • other providers required to initiate and direct¬†advanced life support in pediatric emergencies

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a PALS Provider Course Completion Card.

Course length
The PALS Initial Certification Course is approximately 14 hours and completed in two days.
The PALS Update or Recert / Renewal Certification Course is approximately 6 hours and completed in one day.