The American Heart Association [AHA’s] PALS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. The course provides a systematic method for recognition, assessment and treatment of pediatric emergencies. The PALS course includes a review of basic and advanced treatment for cardiac, respiratory and shock emergencies.Hands-on format is utilized to reinforce skills proficiency. Learning stations for skills practice and while encouraging active participation in the scenarios. The course includes treatment prior to, during and beyond the first few several minutes during an emergency clinical situation.