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PALS Recertification Course

BC Children’s & Women’s Simulation Centre
June 5, 2024 - 8:00-16:00

Please join us for a one day AHA Pediatric Advanced Life support re-certification course. This course is meant for health care practitioners who have already completed their PALS certification and now are requiring a re-certification.

Registration fee: $650
Registration deadline: May 5, 2024

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify and treat problems that place the child at risk of cardiac arrest
  • Apply a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • Use of the evaluate-identify-intervene sequence
  • Use PALS algorithms and flowcharts
  • Demonstrate effective resuscitation team dynamics

Prerequisites to Course:

  • Current Heart and Stroke Foundation PALS provider certification (done within the last 2 years)
  • BLS for the healthcare provider or CPR-C certification in the last 1 year
  • Completion of the pre-course self-assessment. Requires a passing score of 70% or higher to print certificate.


  • Pediatric Life Support Provider Manual:RE6210E (print or ebook); and
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers: RE0130E (print only)


  • 6-8 hours in the Simulation Centre.

CME/CPD credits and accreditation you will earn:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    • All Heart & Stroke PALS courses are eligible for two (2) credits per hour under Section 2 of the MOC Program as “Traineeships.”
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
    • Heart & Stroke PALS Provider and Provider Renewal courses are eligible for two (2) Mainpro+ Certified credits per hour.
  • Other Colleges / Regulatory Bodies
    • All Heart & Stroke courses are recognized across Canada. We are committed to continuous assessment and accreditation. Check with your college or professional affiliation to see if this course is eligible for credits.