Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, PALS Renewal is intended for healthcare providers who have taken the PALS Provider course within the last two years. Techniques and skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, or shock are introduced.See Available Dates
A team of accredited trainers with the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Peer reviewed and recommended.
Develop agile skills and a solid understanding.
- 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 Renewal 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
Learn which actions make the most difference during a pediatric emergency.
Most of the course is engaged in hands-on experiential learning to help build your agility.
Explanations of the rationales and research behind the skills you are learning.
Learn to use and manage the resources you have with agility.
Stories and examples customized to fit you and your role.
Simple, flexible learning models that you can build on.
What you'll receive
A list of freely available links and resources come with your confirmation email.
You will earn your Heart and Stroke Foundation PALS Provider certificate (good for 2 years).
Safe learning environment where you are free to make mistakes.
Our goal is to build your confidence when faced with a cardiovascular emergency.
Your time is valuable and we want to make the most of it.
You are welcome to repeat the same course for FREE within a YEAR of your original course completion date!
"Very informative, good scenarios, diverse group of medical professionals which offers different points of view which was very helpful. Felt nice breaking things up a bit between online and in class." - Curtis (Aug 2021)
"Stimulating topics as well mostly because it was so practical. Walking through real scenarios helps in decision making in real life. Revisiting the pharmacodynamics of the medications we use is very helpful because it translates to real life usage." - Jason (June 2021)
"clear, direct approach to teaching. entertaining and educational. open conversation with real life anecdotes was v. helpful" - Eleanor (Mar 2021)
"Excellent realistic scenarios set this course apart. Good concise review of high-yield info." - John (Mar 2021)
"The entire course was relevant to our non-hospital surgery center. Excellent content & instruction. Practical & thorough." - A. Denton
"It was more fun/engaging that I thought!" - Taryn
"I always enjoy doing the PALS as a reminder of algorithms and knowledge, but more importantly to run through scenarios. It is interactive and not at all dull." - Mike
"Well done. Worthwhile discussions w/ facilitator & participants. Good hands on : discussion ratio." - Andrew
"Thank you for helping with dental scenarios. I am motivated to apply what I have learned & it was a good refresher. I'm more confident with addressing these emergencies if they arise in private practice." - Jassica
"Very engaging + concise. Would recommend this class. Thank you!" - Megan
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COURSES IN THE THOMPSON-OKANAGAN
Live or work in the Thompson-Okanagan? Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care.
COURSES IN THE FRASER VALLEY
Live or work in the Fraser Valley? Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care.
COURSES ON VANCOUVER ISLAND
Live or work on Vancouver Island? Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care.
COURSES IN TERRACE
Live or work in Terrace or the surrounding communities? Come and join your colleagues for a worthwhile learning experience in emergency care.
Delivered in partnership with Heart and Stroke, 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, or have not taken PALS within the last 2 years.
ACLS & PALS PROVIDER COMBO
These are the Heart and Stroke programs that you know well, simply combined into a single registration. We offer the option to combine these courses any time we are offering ACLS and PALS courses back to back.