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Pediatric advanced life support

Provider handbook

Pediatric advanced life support
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ISBN: 978-87-403-1266-9
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Pages : 87
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Handbook, presented by National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS), is a comprehensive resource intended for health care professionals currently enrolled in a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification or Recertification Course. It serves as the primary training material for PALS Certification and Recertification courses provided by National Health Care Provider Solutions ( Although it is predominantly intended for use during certification courses, the handbook was also created to serve as daily reference material for both health care professionals and non-health care professionals alike.

Information covered in the handbook includes PALS procedures through a variety of emergency situations, in-depth analysis of resuscitation tools, ECG and electrical therapy review, Basic Life Support techniques, and more. Full-page PALS Algorithms, tables, images, and other visual tools are also included within the handbook. All material included in this handbook is delivered in a manner meant to enhance learning in the most comprehensive and convenient way possible.

This course is written by Dr. Karl F. Disque, a board certified anesthesiologist and registered pharmacist. Dr. Disque has certified thousands of healthcare professionals with his courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and CPR, AED, and First Aid. This is one of the most effective and user-friendly training manuals on the market because it was created by a team dedicated to life support education with the goal of training people to help save lives.


  1. Introduction
  2. The resuscitation team
  3. Basic life support
    1. BLS for children (age 1 to puberty)
    2. BLS for infants (0 to 12 months old)
  4. Self assessment BLS
  5. Pediatric advanced life support
    1. Normal heart anatomy and physiology
    2. PALS – a systematic approach
    3. Initial assessment: diagnose and treat
    4. Second assessment: diagnose and treat
    5. Life-threatening issues
  6. Self assessment PALS
  7. Resuscitation tools
    1. Medical devices
    2. Pharmacological tools
  8. Self assessment resuscitation tools
  9. Respiratory distress/failure
    1. Recognize
    2. Respond
  10. Self assessment respiratory distress/failure
  11. Bradycardia
    1. Recognize
    2. Respond
  12. Self assessment bradycardia
  13. Tachycardia
    1. Recognize
    2. Respond
  14. Self assessment tachycardia
  15. Shock
    1. Recognize
    2. Respond
  16. Self assessment shock
  17. Cardiac arrest
    1. Recognize
    2. Respond
  18. Self assessment cardiac arrest
  19. Post-resuscitation care
    1. Respiratory system
    2. Cardiovascular system
    3. Neurological system
    4. Renal system
    5. Gastrointestinal system
    6. Hematological system
    7. Pediatric post-resuscitation care algorithm
  20. Self assessment pediatric post resuscitation care
  21. Pals essentials

About the Author

National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online certification and recertification provider for health care professionals. We strive to provide all health care providers who certify with NHCPS with the best certification experience possible through a combination of our training material, comprehensive examinations, overall simplicity and convenience throughout an online course, and a firm dedication of using all proceeds to help provide similar education to those previously without access. In choosing NHCPS to meet your certification requirements, you are making a significant contribution towards saving lives in underserved communities around the globe, and all from an online platform.

Our goal is to empower everyone to save a life. We are happy to announce all of our Bookboon students can receive their certification for FREE! Visit the NHCPS website and enter code BookBoon100 during checkout. This is our way of saying THANK YOU for saving lives.

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