Baystate Health

Class Schedule

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  1. This course does NOT include a student manual which is MANDATORY and can be purchased from the AHA at the following link:
  2. You will need to complete the precourse online assessment, print the score, and bring it with you. An access code for that is found in the front of the student manual. You will not be permitted to attend this course without fulfilling that pre-requisite.
  3. You must provide a current copy of your BLS provider card.

This is an in-person skill check portion of the PALS Heartcode class.

You must complete the PALS HeartCode online portion and bring the certificate with you to the class. 

  • Part one is a self-paced ONLINE interactive class that must be completed on your own. 
  • Part two (this class) is a structured in-person hands-on skills review with an AHA instructor.  

 The online portion includes an exam. You may use your ACLS Provider Manual online during the exam.

You must bring the completion certificate from the online portion with you to this course. Without it, you will not be permitted to attend.

This is an in-person PALS renewal course


Course Introduction


Lesson 1: Life Is Why Activity (Optional)


Lesson 2: Science of Pediatric Resuscitation


Lessons 3-5: Learning/Testing Stations: Child and Infant High-Quality BLS*


Lesson 6: Overview of Systematic Approach Model


Lesson 7: Team Dynamics


Lesson 8: Management of Post–Cardiac Arrest Care


Lesson 9: Learning Station: Coping With Death (Optional)




Lesson 10: Case Scenario Practice With Simulations†




Lesson 10: Case Scenario Practice With Simulations†


Lesson 11: Case Scenario Testing


Lesson 12: Exam


Class Ends/Remediation

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The skills learned in this course will help you recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until paramedics arrive.

The Heartsaver CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).


What does this course teach?

  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize when someone needs CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
  • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*

*Child and infant modules are optional.

This classroom, Instructor-led course teaches healthcare providers the foundational skills needed to assess, recognize, and participate in the initial management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients.



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