PALS General Facts

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
May also be referred to as Pediatric ALS

Staff contact:
Caitlin Hahne - chahne@aap.org

Target Audience:
Anyone who cares for children in medical emergencies. Taken by most physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and EMTs.

Reach of Program:
Several thousand instructors
Over a million providers
2,000 courses held per month

Course materials:
Materials can be ordered through the American Heart Association distributors at 1-877-AHA-4-CPR.

Web Site:
www.americanheart.org

NOTE: The American Heart Association administers this program; however, Life Support staff can direct calls to appropriate individual(s) at the AHA or its affiliates.