PALS Provider

Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, PALS Provider is intended for healthcare providers working in a hospital or non-hospital setting who wish to increase their skills in the emergency cardiovascular and respiratory care of children and infants. Techniques and skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, or shock are introduced.

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Pre-Requisites: HSFC-BLS, Professional registration or student status as an MD, DDS, RN, Paramedic, RT, ND or Military QL 5

PALS Provider

Certified

A team of accredited trainers with the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Recommended

Peer reviewed and recommended.

Essential

Develop agile skills and a solid understanding.

Program Overview

  • Understand the 'why' behind these vital skills
  • Engage in hands-on stories that fit your context
  • Learning strategies to support rapid recognition of and effective response to cardiovascular emergencies
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) is required prior to completion of your PALS course and is an optional add-on in our Vancouver courses. We offer BLS concurrently with every PALS Provider course outside Vancouver as part of the course tuition.
  • We recommend that you come into this course with some ECG knowledge, namely the ability to interpret the most urgent, basic rhythms. If you have NO ECG knowledge, we suggest taking one of our Six Second ECG Essentials courses (1 day) to get you going.
  • We also recommend the PALS Provider Manual, and that you take advantage of the pre-course package that we send you with your confirmation email.

What you'll learn

Prioritization

Learn which actions make the most difference during a cardiovascular emergency.

Experiential Learning

Most of the course is engaged in hands-on experiential learning to help build your agility.

Understand

Explanations of the rationales and research behind the skills you are learning.

Resources

Learn to use and manage the resources you have with agility.

Customized

Stories and examples customized to fit you and your role.

Foundations

Simple, flexible learning models that you can build on.

What you'll receive

Pre-Course Package

A list of freely available links and resources come with your confirmation email.

Certification

You will earn your Heart and Stroke Foundation PALS Provider certificate (good for 2 years).

Safety

Safe learning environment where you are free to make mistakes.

Confidence

Our goal is to build your confidence when faced with a cardiovascular emergency.

Time

Your time is valuable and we want to make the most of it.

SkillStat Guarantee

You are welcome to repeat the same course for FREE within a YEAR of your original course completion date!

Great case-based scenarios + practice. Very applicable to my practice." - Amber

PALS Provider

"It's quite applicable to my everyday peds patients, even routine ones!" - Jeff

PALS Provider

"Engaging, succinct and relevant" - Amber

PALS Provider

"The entire course was relevant to our non-hospital surgery center. Excellent content & instruction. Practical & thorough." - A. Denton

SEPSA

"It was more fun/engaging that I thought!" - Taryn

SEPSA

"You guys were supportive & provided learning points to all sims. I felt comfortable enough to effectively learn & not feel silly when I made a mistake - rather I took it as a learning experience." - Melissa

PALS Provider

"I really enjoyed the course, it made pediatric emergencies seem far less daunting." - Amanda

PALS Provider

"Electrical therapy was explained in such a way where I felt I finally understood what was going on in the heart & why it's going on.  I thought it was great. A really good refresher & learning. I learnt so many new things &  will definitely recommend this course to my peers." - Laina

PALS Provider

"Great instructor. Enthusiastic. Fostered safe learning environment." - Rachel

PALS Provider

"Very engaging + concise. Would recommend this class. Thank you!" - Megan

SEPSA

Available learning options

Live Online

Interactive and dynamic sessions via Zoom. Learn better from the comfort of your own home.

In Class

Practice the hands-on skills you need with a team committed to your success.

PALS 360

Learn and practice whenever and wherever via our interactive web app - desktop and mobile.

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PALS Provider

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Part 1
April 17, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
April 18, 2021
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 1
April 20, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
April 21, 2021
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 1
April 24, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
April 25, 2021
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 1
April 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
April 28, 2021
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 1
May 1, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
May 2, 2021
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Part 1
May 1, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Part 2
May 2, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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