The Canadian Heart Association’s virtual Pediatric Advanced Life Support program will inspire you to believe that there is a world where more of our pediatric patients will survive a cardiac arrest. The Canadian Heart Association is Canada’s new leader in delivering the Pediatric Advanced Life Support. We are using cutting-edge technology that is highly interactive and incredibly easy to use. Our goal is to help you acquire the knowledge and master the skills needed to save more pediatric lives every day.

Our Virtual PALS Education Program was created by practicing Health Care Professionals.

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Upcoming vPALS Programs In Canada

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - March 26, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)
(virtual) PALS Provider Course - March 26, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT) $297.00

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - April 12, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)
(virtual) PALS Provider Course - April 12, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT) $297.00

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - May 17, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)
(virtual) PALS Provider Course - May 17, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT) $297.00

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - June 18, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)
(virtual) PALS Provider Course - June 18, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT) $297.00

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - March 26, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - April 12, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - May 17, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)

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(virtual) PALS Provider Course - June 18, 2022 (8:30 am MDT to 4:30 pm MDT)

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We Want You To Be Happy

We offer a Money-Back Guarantee. Here is how it works…

In order to qualify for our Money-Back Guarantee, you will need to do the following:

  • Attend the virtual PALS Session on the scheduled date.
  • Fully participate in the virtual PALS Session, answer the chat-based questions, & complete the quizzes.
  • At the end of the program, you will be asked if you learned something during the program and if you had fun during the program. You will need to answer “NO” to both questions.
  • In the final question box, “What would you tell a friend about the Canadian Heart Associations PALS Provider Program?” you will need to request a refund.
Once your vPALS certificate is issued, you are no longer eligible for our Money-Back Guarantee.

virtual Pediatric Advanced Life Support (vPALS)
Education Programs

The Canadian Heart Association’s virtual PALS education program integrate the BLS knowledge with the advanced knowledge needed to effectively participate in or manage a resuscitation event for your pediatric patients. The program emphasizes the importance of preventing cardiac arrest in pediatric patients, early and continuous, high-quality CPR, and high-performing teams. The course reflects science and education from the 2020 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Who Should Attend A virtual PALS Education Program?

The Canadian Heart Association’s virtual PALS program is designed for healthcare professionals who either participate in or manage resuscitation events for pediatric patients. This can include but is not limited to personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, dentists, paramedics, and others who need a PALS course completion card for employment requirements.

What Will You Learn During The vPALS Program?

You will…

  • Utilize the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments. 
  • Understand the importance of high-quality BLS, including emphasizing early chest compressions and integrating early defibrillation.
  • Recognize and manage pediatric patients experiencing a respiratory event.
  • Recognize and manage pediatric patients experiencing a shock event.
  • Recognize and manage pediatric patients experiencing an arrhythmia event.
  • Recognize and manage pediatric patients experiencing a cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation efforts or transfer of care.
  • Manage a pediatric patient who obtains a return of spontaneous circulation.
  • Understand the importance of effective communication as a team member or team leader.
  • Evaluate your team’s resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest utilizing a continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to your team
  • Recognize the impact and importance of team dynamics on overall team performance.
  • Discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve pediatric patient outcomes.

 How Will I Be Evaluated? 

During the Canadian Heart Association’s vPALS program, you will be given access to an integrated online evaluation system. It is through the use of this system that you will be evaluated. Evaluation happens in real-time with the program. You can access the system using your own smartphone or computer. Through the use of this interactive evaluation system, we can guarantee that you will successfully complete the program and earn your PALS Provider Certificate. 

 What Certificates Will I Earn At The End Of The Program?

  • The Canadian Heart Association vPALS Provider Certificate, valid for two years.

How Long Is The Canadian Heart Association’s PALS Classroom Program?

  • The virtual PALS Education Program is 8 hours long. It can be delivered in one day.
  • We do not offer a PALS Renewal Program. 

Are There Any Course Prerequisites?

There are zero prerequisites for this program. No pretest is required. 
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