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PALS New Instructor


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.
Attend the entire session.


1. Be accepted by an AHA Training Center  

    before enrolling in an Instructor Course, have completed an Instructor Candidate Application and have on file with the accepting Training Center

2. Have current AHA provider status in the discipline for the Instructor Course, supply copy of front and back of their provider card, and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline.

3. Align on the AHA Instructor Network and download the free version of the PALS Instructor Candidate Workbook

4.         Willingness to teach a minimum of four AHA PALS courses in a two year period.


1.   Part I – Online Essentials Course     

      Successfully complete the PALS       

      Instructor Essentials online module

      and print the completion certificate.

The essential course can be purchased by registering at and clicking on  

      the course catalog.

2    Part 2 - PALS Instructor Course

Upon completion of Part 1, present the Instructor Essentials Certificate and attend the classroom PALS Instructor Course.

3.   Part 3 – Monitoring

Upon the completion of the PALS Instructor Course, monitoring must be completed before instructors can teach independently. Monitoring needs to be completed within 6 months from the completion of the Instructor course.  This can be scheduled with the Training Center you are aligning with.  

Pre-registration is requested two weeks prior to class.  To register, please call

264-6142, or send registration form to

the Human Resource Development department.  Pre-course preparation is mandatory for this course, no drop-in registration is permitted.


No registration fee for employees of

Spencer Hospital who have HRD Director approval to attend the course; non-employees & Spencer Hospital employees without approval to attend $250.   Fee includes:  

PALS Instructor Manual.  For those that

have access to the required instructor

manual: $190  Fee does not include:  The PALS Essentials Course, this can be purchased online directly.  The Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) Instructor Manual

may be purchased for an additional fee of

$55 from HRD.


NURSES: 4.0 contact hours will be awarded by IBON approved provider #14 - Spencer Hospital. 

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

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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