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PALS Provider

PALS Provider

The PALS Provider is a two-day course designed for the health care provider who either:

  • has never attended a PALS Provider course;
  • is not comfortable with the PALS content and skills; and/or
  • has an expired PALS card.

The course runs for approximately 15 to 16 hours.

Prerequisite

  • Current AHA® BLS Provider card

Registration Information

Additional Information

Manual Rental/Purchase
  • If you are renting or purchasing the manual, please pick it up from the EMS/Trauma Office located on the second floor of UNMC Annex 14 Building on 4460 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE.

    Take the elevator to 2R.

    Pick-up is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 2 pm.

    If you live and work outside of the Omaha Metro, please email emstrauma@unmc.edu to make arrangements to get your manual.

    Or, if you prefer, you can purchase an e-manual from https://shopcpr.heart.org/
  • You may rent or purchase the manual prior to the day of the course. No manual rental will be allowed on the day of the course.

    Participants who come to the course without the manual will be required to purchase one.
Prior to the Course

You are expected to:

  1. Have a current AHA® BLS Provider card;
  2. Review the AHA® PALS Provider Manual;
  3. Complete the pre-course assessment (read your confirmation email for instructions); and
  4. Print the pre-course assessment score (which will be presented to the instructor on the first day of the course).
On the Day of the Course
  1. We strictly follow UNMC guidance on masking and social distancing. We ask that you self-screen prior to coming on campus. Learn more
  2. You must show the following during class check-in:
    • A valid government- or school-issued photo ID
    • Your current AHA® BLS Provider card
  3. The temperature in the classroom may vary throughout the day. Please come in loose and comfortable layers of clothing.
  4. You will be practicing skills that will require you to work on your hands and knees. You will be bending, standing, and lifting throughout the course. If you have any physical condition that will prevent you from engaging in these activities, please do not hesitate to inform the instructor(s) as he/she may be able to adjust the equipment to address your needs.
  5. Get directions and parking information
Continuing Education Credit

JA Accredited LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Inclement Weather

Send an email to emstrauma@unmc.edu for possible class cancellation due to the weather.

Questions?

Debbie Von Seggern-Johnson, NRP, EMSI

EMS & Trauma Program Coordinator
UNMC Center for Continuing Education

402-559-5919

Debbie Von Seggern-Johnson, NRP, EMSI