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TITLE PALS Renewal-Mercy IC employee - Full or Part time only Registration is closed.

PALS Renewal - 4-hour class   Relief, Registry & Quick Pay staff must register as a PUBLIC person.

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) PALS renewal class.  This course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of  respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients.  You must attend the entire session to meet the educational requirements established by the American Heart Association. 

In order to attend this class you MUST:
have a current AHA or Military Training Network[MTN] PALS card (i.e. recommended renewal date is not past)
• If you are unsure please check Health Stream (it would be listed in your profile under resuscitation cards)
• If it is not in Health Stream you MUST send a copy of your card to at least 3 days prior to class

You can NOT attend if:
• your card is not from the AHA or MTN 
• your recommended renewal date has passed (you have to retake the entire course at your own cost)

You must complete REQUIRED pre-course work.  Details are in the confirmation email you will receive.

Course FEE:  PLEASE READ there are changes for 2018
• If PALS is not required for your primary position [by job description or physician credentialing requirements]
• You must pay a $40.00 fee
• Payment MUST be made prior to the course or you will not be allowed to attend.
• Payment must be by check or cash in exact amount only [no credit or debit card accepted]

If PALS is required for your primary position [by job description or physician credentialing requirements] there is no charge.

What this course does not teach
The course does not teach CPR, algorithms, ECG rhythm recognition or pharmacology.  Each participant, regardless of their role, is responsible for knowing all of these components and must be able to function as a team leader.  If you do not learn and understand these prior to the class it is unlikely you can successfully complete the renewal session.

Continuing Education Credit: 
No continuing education credit [CEU or CME] is given by Mercy Iowa City for renewals.
The AHA awards CEH's for qualifying EMS providers.  Information will be provided at the course.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Contact Information:  Mercy On Call
(319) 358-2767
DATE Thursday, 3/22/2018
TIME 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ADDRESS Classroom in Education
First Floor, Mercy North,
Mercy Hospital,
Iowa City, IA 52245

FEE $0.00
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