2020 AHA PALS Instructor Manual eBook

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The PALS Instructor Manual eBook provides information for teaching the PALS Course on an initial or update basis, including classroom-based and blended-learning options.

  • Updated to reflect new science in the 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC
  • The AHA PALS Instructor Manual eBook contains all the information for teaching the PALS course on an initial or update basis, including classroom-based and blended-learning options.
  • The PALS Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients.
  • This course uses pre-course preparation, didactic instruction, and active participation in learning stations and simulated cases to enhance the recognition and intervention of respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Please note: because this tool is electronic, there are no separate supplementary tools (e.g., cards, checklist); instead, all information is accessible electronically.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • After successfully completing‐ the PALS Course, students should be able to:
  • Perform high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) per AHA basic life support (BLS) recommendations
  • Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
  • Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds
  • Apply team dynamics
  • Differentiate between and perform early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
  • Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
  • Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock
  • Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
  • Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
  • Implement post–cardiac arrest management

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