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PALS Instructor Renewal


Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:


Proficiency in using the videos and lesson maps in the instructor manuals
Use of the testing materials to conduct skills testing.


Instruct a group on the Megacode team concept.
Successfully evaluate another student running a Megacode while correctly using the skills testing checklist.
Successfully remediate another student.


Participants must pre-register one week prior to class.  Spencer Hospital employees register via Healthstream.  Non employees register by calling 264-6142, or send form to Human Resource Development dept at Spencer Hospital.   Pre-course reading and preparation is mandatory for this course, no drop-in registration is permitted


No registration fee for employees of Spencer Hospital with HRD approval to attend.  For nonemployees & Spencer Hospital employees without HRD approval to attend: $175 (fee includes Instructor Manual).  For those that have access to the required instructor manual:  $115. 


NURSES:  4.0 Contact Hours will be awarded by IBON provider #14 - Spencer Hospital.

EMS’s: No CEH’s will be offered for this course.

Participants must attend the entire program and meet the course criteria to receive continuing education credit.  Participants may only use an PALS Certification course once during their license renewal period.

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with 655 IAC, chapter 5, through Spencer Hospital, Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #14

We encourage participation by all individuals.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program; please notify HRD (712) 264-6623 at least two weeks prior to the program. 

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS 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. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association


Taught four PALS courses in the last two years
Have a current PALS instructor card
Have an affiliation with an AHA approved Training Center

Payment Note:
Make checks payable to: Spencer Hospital Send to: Human Resources Development Spencer Hospital 1200 First Ave. East Spencer, IA 51301 Registration Phone # - 712-264-6142 Fax # - 712-264-8529 E-mail –



1:00pm - 5:00pm

Spencer Hospital
1200 1st Ave E
Spencer, IA 51301

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