Full course description

Course Date:

Starts Dec 1, 2014




1-2 hrs/week



Course Type:



Paid certificate


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimization of error. At the completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the certification exam for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).


  • Understand the importance of prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest in children
  • Have knowledge of pediatric basic life support (BLS) principles and their role in PALS
  • Integrate the concepts of the “Pediatric Chain of Survival” in resuscitation scenarios
  • Be familiar with the algorithms for specific PALS cases

Course Instructors

Dr. Karl Disque, D.O. RPH

Dr. Karl Disque, D.O. RPH

Anesthesiologist and Co-founder of National Health Care Provider Solutions

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque is a practicing, board-certified anesthesiologist and co-founder of National Health Care Provider Solutions. NHCPS is an online medical education company dedicated to providing life support education to healthcare professionals around the world through the efforts of the Disque Foundation. The Disque Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing health care education to the underserved worldwide through technophilanthropy.