The participants who complete this training program will be certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics® (AAP®) and American Heart Association® (AHA®) as a PEARS Provider. This course is designed for medical providers (EMTs, LPNs, RNs not in emergency or intensive care) to review how to assess, care for and resuscitate pediatric patients with respiratory, shock, and cardiac emergencies. With this training, you can better understand how to reduce mortality of pediatric patients. Skills and treatments of potential and actual pediatric victims of cardiopulmonary emergencies. Skills include respiratory management, defibrillation, fluid administration, and team dynamics, with emphasis on high quality CPR. American Heart Association certification card provided.
8 hours for recognition & renewal, with DVD presentation, lecture, practical application, written exam & skills tests.
Current BLS Provider Certification
All healthcare providers, such as EMTs, nurses, nurse aids, technicians, and unit clerks who may respond to pediatric emergencies and resuscitation. May also be for advanced level providers on years opposite PALS certification.
The textbook pictured below is the required version for this course. If your textbook does not look like the one below, you will have to purchase the appropriate textbook through APHE at checkout.
The textbook for each course is required at the course. If you do not have a textbook at the course, you will be expected to purchase one from the instructor.
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Convenience, small class size, non-tech college, instructor understands my work environment. Keep up the good work!
- RN, ACLS recognition participant
Great Job, Adam! Real-life scenarios and awesome job on the mega-codes.
- Assistant Fire Chief/Paramedic, ACLS Renewal Participant
Presentation always interesting. Information nicely relayed to class.
- Paramedic, PHTLS Provider Participant
Very well done. Very pleased. I’ve taken this four times before . . . This was best presentation I’ve had.
- 9-1-1 Dispatcher, Heartsaver CPR/AED Participant
I like that Adam realized and took into account that everyone came from different backgrounds. Not all of us have cardiac or CCU experience. Thanks! Learned a lot!
- RN, ACLS Provider Recognition participant
Good Course—Adam made it non-stressful.
- NP, ACLS Provider Renewal participant
Good information, delivered clearly. Thanks!
- RN, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant
Excellent instructors, very knowledgeable, and learned a lot!
- RN, ACLS Provider Renewal participant
Very relatable and practical information. Good presenter.
- High school principal, Heartsaver CPR/AED participant
Adam is a very good teacher and easy to talk to.
- Dental Hygienist, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant
Very well done. Very pleased. I’ve taken this four times before, although not for 10 years. This was best presentation I’ve had.
- Public Health Nurse, BLS for Healthcare Providers participant
Great lessons and new information—no changes.
- C.N.A., BLS for Healthcare Providers participant
Nikki was great and I learned alot!
- Medical Assistant, BLS for Healthcare Providers Participant