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.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 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
Learn which actions make the most difference during a cardiovascular 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!
"I appreciate the efficient use of our time, very practical hands on learning - especially deep dive into Broselow! Would definitely recommend this course. I will definitely be keen on repeating the course in the future." - Katie (Mar 2022)
"The class made PALS less pressure. Increased my confidence. I love the framework. Was enough time to get through the information. The online & in-person combo made it easy to do." - Jenny (Mar 2022)
"Excellent content and teaching tailored to each learners work environment and skill set."- Kate (Jan 2022)
"Excellent relevant course delivered in a captivating and efficient manner." - Khadija (Jan 2022)
"Very clean, great methodical approach." - Vishal (Aug 2021)
"Good variety of scenarios. Good emphasis on teamwork. Chances to play different roles was great. Part 1 online was well-paced and useful. Part 2 hands-on was informative and increased my confidence to help manage PALS! - Olga (July 2021)
"Thank you for the hands on practice. These situations don't happen regularly in our rural ER so practice is so helpful. I liked the online Zoom portion combined with hands on practise." - Rachel (June 2021)
"It was a collaborative & supportive learning opportunity. Caring & supportive. High yield points were covered. Much appreciated." - Sarah (June 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)
"Great practice of HALO [high acuity low occurrence] scenarios. Great attention to COVID precautions." - Aven (May 2021)
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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 Renewal is intended for healthcare providers who have taken the PALS Provider within the last two years. Techniques and skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, or shock are introduced.
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.