UPMC Western Maryland Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal 2024 - April

April 16, 2024

This course is designed to renew healthcare providers' and knowledge skills surrounding the systematic AHA PALS approach to cardiopulmonary emergencies in pediatric patients.

April 16th, 2024

Instructors: Jeff Hobbs & Sierra King

Target Audience

RNs, PAs, NPs, Physicians

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the increased emphasis on BLS in pediatric emergencies with the ability to demonstrate high-quality CPR for one- and two-rescuer infant and child resuscitation and AED use.

2. Describe the roles of the resuscitation team leader and team members.

3. Demonstrate effective team management skills.

4. Understand and demonstrate the elements of the systematic approach to pediatric emergencies.

5. Identify and treat stable and unstable pediatric patients experiencing respiratory-, cardiac-, or shock-related emergencies.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
04/15/2024
Course expires: 
04/18/2024
Event starts: 
04/16/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/16/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
UPMC Western Maryland
Cumberland, MD 21502
United States

Accreditation statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.  

Available Credit

  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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