Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Online/Hybrid Format

Course fee: $235 • Nonrefundable: $50


Pediatric emergencies require special skills and understanding.  Make sure you are at the top of your game when it comes to leading these types of rescues.

You will learn critical assessment and treatment skills for children experiencing cardiac emergencies, shock, and respiratory failure.  This includes proficiency around intubations and obtaining vascular access in these patients.

You will be certified for two years upon successful completion.

The online/hybrid course includes all necessary materials online. You will complete didactic instruction online at your own pace before coming to UCLA for a four-hour skills instruction session.


This course is open to healthcare providers only, including physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and some EMTs:

• If you are a physician, paramedic, nurse, or RT you are ready to take the course.

• If you are an EMT you can enroll after completing our ACLS Prep Class, which covers ECG and basic pharmacology.

• A current BLS (CPR) certification is not required, but highly recommended for this course.

Optional Materials

If desired, you may purchase the AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual, item number 15-1058, from ShopCPR.

Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual, item number 15-1058, from ShopCPR. Most courses are at our Los Angeles (Westwood) location.
On successfully completing the course you will qualify for 4 hours of CE. The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care is an approved Continuing Education Provider for the California EMS (CEP #19-0307) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP #12416).