This full-color manual is the required student text for the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course.
This student manual for the instructor-led, classroom-based PALS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PALS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book. Based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.
Key Features and Benefits
The classroom- and video-based, instructor-led PALS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Manual includes information on:
Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
PALS treatment algorithms
Dimensions and Specifications
8 1/2" x 11"
292 pages, plus a sheet of tab labels and 1 copy each of 2 reference tools:
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Pocket Reference Card, 4" x 6 1/2"(item no. 90-1053)
PALS Precourse Preparation Checklist Card, 4" x 6 1/2"
Full-color, softcover book
Includes a code to access the PALS student Web site with additional information and reference materials