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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

Pediatric Advanced Life Support  


Course Description:
The PALS course gives healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children. The course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency management of pediatric patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest. 
Course Completion:
PALS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years.


PALS Provider Refresher
Thursday, August 22, 2019- CLASS IS FULL
6:00pm at EMSTAR


Blended Learning Format

This course is offered for initial or renewal training, and the same completion requirements that the classroom ­based equivalent courses do. All the blended learning options include access to the related E-­textbook in the price of the course. Students who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance into a skills practice and testing session.  You must bring your certificate of completion of Part 1 to your skills session in order to receive your certification card. The online component of the course is only the first step in obtaining your PALS.​

Register at and Complete the HeartCode® PALS for $132.00.

PALS Skills Session
EMSTAR’s PALS Skills Session course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The PALS Provider Heartcode course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

PALS Skills Session Course Tests
Child 1-rescuer CPR
Child bag mask device
Infant 1- and 2-rescuer CPR

PALS Skills Session Course Length
Approximately 1 hour to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.
*Course time based on 1 Instructor: 1 student: 1 manikin