The purpose of the American Heart Association (AHA) pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course is to educate healthcare professionals who respond to emergencies in children and infants.

Course Prerequisites

  • Proof of current AHA BLS course completion card
  • Completion of the online pre-course assessment. Bring a printed copy of the results to class
  • PALS Renewal course participants bring a current PALS course completion card to class.

Course Length

Initial PALS course is approximately 10-12 hours including skills, practice and testing.

Renewal ACLS course is approximately 5-6 hours, including skills, practice and testing.

Course Materials

All PALS participants are required to have the "AHA PALS Provider Manual" prior to the start of the course. Textbook is included in course fee.


PALS Initial course: $250 which includes textbook
PALS Renewal course: $170 which includes textbook


All class sessions are held at Clarkson College, located on 42nd and Douglas Streets in Omaha, Neb.

Cancellation Policy

Class fees are non-refundable. Refunds are not provided if an individual cancels, does not attend or does not complete the entire class.