The Seattle Children’s PALS Training Center is an American Heart Association (AHA)–designated PALS Training Center. We follow the AHA Curricula for PALS Provider, PALS Renewal, HeartCode PALS Part 2 and PALS Provider for Physicians and Advanced Practitioners (adapted). Upon successful completion, participants are issued a PALS Provider card effective for two years.


These official AHA PALS Courses train healthcare providers in the skills for assessment and management of infants and children with conditions of respiratory distress and failure, shock and cardiac rhythm disturbances using the team approach with effective communication and is required for work in high-risk areas where advanced therapies are provided.


All courses assume proficient high quality BLS-HCP skills using 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. For HeartCode PALS, the Part 1 on-line Certificate of Completion is required prior to attending the Part 2 In-Class session.

Study Tools

2011 edition PALS Provider Manuals are required for preparation, during and after the course.

The Courses

HeartCode PALS Course Part 1 Online and Part 2 In-Class

The AHA 2012 edition online HeartCode PALS Part 1 and in-class, hands-on Part 2 are perfect for the experienced pediatric healthcare provider with savvy computer simulation skills who has class-time limitations. It is a good option for PALS renewal and experienced providers practicing PALS in their daily work. Learn more at for computer requirements to successfully pass HeartCode PALS Part 1 online and produce the Certificate of Completion required to attend Part 2.

HeartCode PALS provides Part 1 online self-paced learning, interactive case simulation and written exam. In Part 2 participants practice and test team leader and team member skills using case scenarios.

  • Part 1 online key code is included in fee. If you already purchased a key code directly from, print your certificate and register for Part 2 for a discounted fee.

Fee also includes beverage and snack.

PALS Provider Course

The two-day Provider course is for healthcare providers taking the PALS course for the first time, or for those whose PALS Provider status has expired. Fee includes morning beverages, lunch and refreshments.

PALS Provider Course for Physicians and Advanced Practitioners

The one-day PALS Provider course is designed for the experienced healthcare provider who has a firm knowledge base of assessment and management of respiratory failure and shock and cardiac rhythm disturbances with advanced resuscitation of infants and children. Practice skills in advanced airway management, vascular access, performance of basic life support, cardiac rhythm recognition and electrical and medical therapy. Recommended audience: physicians and advanced practice providers (ARNP, PA, CRNA). Fee includes morning beverages, lunch and refreshments.

PALS Renewal Course

The PALS Renewal course is for AHA PALS Providers whose current PALS card has not expired. Fee includes morning beverages and lunch.

PALS Instructor Course

Experienced PALS Providers train to become new PALS instructors by integrating learning and teaching principles with mentored practice teaching during the concurrent PALS Provider Course. Limited registration. Acceptance only by complete application. To learn more, email us.

PALS Registration

All Seattle Children’s employees with badge ID numbers starting with 0–1:


Don’t continue here – register for PALS at Seattle Children's Learning Center.

All others, including those practicing at Seattle Children’s with badge ID numbers starting with 2–9:


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Class dates and fees

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Class Dates Fees  
HeartCode PALS Parts 1 and 2 October 9, 2015
November 5, 2015
November 8, 2015
January 21, 2016
January 23, 2016
March 3, 2016
March 5, 2016
April 21, 2016
April 23, 2016
June 15, 2016
June 17, 2016
June 25, 2016

12:30 to 3:45 p.m. on
weekdays and Saturdays;
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sundays
Seattle Children’s staff (non-physicians)
Seattle Children’s residents/fellows
All other participants
HeartCode Part 2 only
PALS Provider November 7–8, 2015
January 23–24, 2016
March 5–6, 2016
April 23-24, 2016
June 25-26, 2016
Seattle Children’s staff
  (non-physicians, not NPD-subsidized)
Seattle Children’s residents/fellows
All other participants

PALS Provider for Physicians
and Advanced Practitioners
March 5, 2016  Advanced practice providers
PALS Renewal October 9, 2015
November 6, 2015
November 7, 2015
January 22, 2016
January 24, 2016
March 4, 2016
March 6, 2016
April 22, 2016
April 24, 2016
June 24, 2016
June 26, 2016  
Seattle Children’s staff
  (non-physicians, not NPD-subsidized)
Seattle Children’s residents/fellows
All other participants



Credit cards, company checks (no personal checks) and budget transfers (Seattle Children’s employees only) are accepted. Payment is due at time of registration. Personal checks are not a payment option.

Mail company checks made out to Seattle Children’s to:

PALS Training Center
Seattle Children's
PO Box 5371/S-219
Seattle, WA 98145

Registration closes at 12 noon Friday of the week prior to all courses conducted Thursday through Sunday.

Cancellation, Transfer and Refund Policy

  • A $15 cancellation fee is charged for cancellations/transfers with more than one week’s notice.
  • An $80 cancellation fee is charged for cancellations/transfers with less than one week’s notice.
  • No refund will be made if cancellation is done less than 48 hours prior to the course.
  • Please be aware that in the event of a late cancellation or failure to attend the course, employers may choose not to pay for a subsequent course.
  • All fees are the responsibility of the registrant, and are required no later than one week prior to the course.

Course Location

  • PALS courses are held at Seattle Children's 70th and Sand Point location, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, located 1.5 miles north of Seattle Children's main campus. Driving directions will be sent in your confirmation packet.
  • Confirmation packets will be sent electronically approximately one month prior to the course with timely registration.

For More Information

See a flyer showing dates and fees (PDF). Or contact us at:

Seattle Children's PALS Training Center
P.O. Box 5371/S-219
Seattle, Washington 98145

Seattle Children’s Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Education Contact Hours through the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #16541). As of September 2015, all PALS Courses are approved for continuing education hours through the State of California Continuing Nursing Education Program.

Information and Forms for Seattle Children's PALS Training Sites

Official AHA Statement for Authorized Provider of CPR and ECC Courses

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, PALS and PEARS, and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.