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The Heartify PALS Algorithms

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification Algorithms are here to help! Easy to read, downloadable, printable, and updated with the latest 2015-2020 changes. When paired with the Heartify course, you will have all the information you need to pass the PALS exam.

Pediatric BLS One Rescuer Algorithm

Pediatric BLS One Rescuer Algorithm

This algorithm describes the BLS sequence specifically for children and infants. There are key differences when compared to the BLS sequence for adults. Infants are not a newborn but less than 1 year old and children are older than 1 year old but younger than puberty.

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Pediatric BLS Algorithm - Two-Rescuer

Pediatric BLS Two Rescuer Algorithm

There are slight differences between the one and two rescuer algorithm for children and infants. This algorithm highlights what makes a two rescuer situation unique.

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PALS Systematic Approach Algorithm

PALS Systematic Approach Algorithm

The PALS Systematic Approach is designed to provide a complete and thorough approach to the evaluation and treatment of an injured or critically ill child. It has several decision points and actions that must be committed to memory by PALS providers to ensure a high standard of care.

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Pediatric Bradycardia - Pulse & Poor Perfusion

Pediatric Bradycardia With A Pulse and Poor Perfusion

This algorithm outlines the decision tree for bradycardia, which is a heart rate (typically 60 BPM) lower than normal for a child’s age and activity level. It is often a sign of impending cardiac arrest in infants and children.

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Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Algorithm

Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Algorithm

Cardiac Arrest is the cessation of blood circulation due to absent or ineffective cardiac mechanical activity. Clinically, the patient is unresponsive, not breathing or only gasping, and there is no detectable pulse. Cerebral hypoxia causes LOC and failure to breathe. Agonal breaths may be observed during the first minutes after cardiac arrest.

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Pediatric Management of Shock After ROSC Algorithm

Pediatric Management of Shock After ROSC Algorithm

If a patient has a Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) or palpable pulse after resuscitation, start postresuscitation management immediately. The goals of postresuscitation management are supporting oxygenation and maximizing tissue and organ perfusion. This section provides a systematic approach of the postresuscitation care algorithm.

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Pediatric Tachycardia - Pulse & Adequate Perfusion Algorithm

Pediatric Tachycardia With A Pulse and Adequate Perfusion Algorithm

Tachycardia is a heart rate higher than normal for a child’s age and activity level. Like bradycardia, tachycardia can be life threatening for children and infants because of the impact on cardiac output.

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Pediatric Tachycardia - Pulse & Poor Perfusion Algorithm

Pediatric Tachycardia With A Pulse and Poor Perfusion Algorithm

Tachycardia is a heart rate higher than normal for a child’s age and activity level. Like bradycardia, tachycardia can be life threatening for children and infants because of the impact on cardiac output.

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ACLS

Recertification

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Recertification teaches ECG interpretation, ACLS drugs, how to manage a cardiovascular emergency, and much more.

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PALS

Recertification

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertification teaches management of cardiovascular conditions as they relate to children and infants.

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BLS

Recertification

The Basic Life Support Recertification teaches procedures used to quickly respond to respiratory failure, cardiac arrest and other life threatening situations.

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CPR, AED & First Aid

Recertification

The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid Recertification teaches how to deal with different types of medical, injury, and environmental emergencies

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