Does CPR hurt?


If you have ever wondered how painful it is to undergo a CPR first aid procedure or resuscitated back to life, you are in the right place. What is CPR? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a simple operation that, however, has the potential to significantly improve the survival rate of patients who suffer from sudden cardiac […]

Do I Get CE Credit for PALS?


Have you ever wondered how many Continuing Education (CE) hours you get for the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course? Knowing exactly what you get while completing a PALS certification is essential if you’re looking to get ahead in your career. Contact hours and credit levels vary by organization; so you should determine the number […]

PALS Skill Test & Checklist — What to Know


The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) skills test and checklist are optional exams that can be taken in conjunction with the PALS certification. Pediatric patients in respiratory distress, failure, or shock should be assessed using an evaluation model and an assessment technique recommended by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. A […]

What Is the Difference Between CPR, ACLS, and PALS?

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique that helps circulate blood during a cardiac arrest event. While ACLS and PALS certification courses teach CPR, they are intended for a different group of people than standard CPR training.  Standard CPR certifications are intended for bystanders looking to help their community by receiving training in responding to […]