PALS Certification & Recertification Online

Sample Certification Card
Sample Certification Card

PALS Certification / Recertification

Receive your PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification online with by CareerCert. Our courses are nationally accredited and built on the latest emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines to ensure you get the training you need to improve patient outcomes. Our PALS certification and recertification courses can be completed whenever and however it works best for you with our flexible mobile and online options.

PALS Certification and Recertification Courses Teach:

  • Timely recognition of and interventions required to prevent respiratory and cardiac arrest in any pediatric patient
  • Systematic approach to pediatric assessment by using an initial impression, primary and secondary assessments, and diagnostic tests
  • Priorities and specific interventions for infants and children with respiratory and/or circulatory emergencies
  • Importance of effective communication and team dynamics, including individual roles and responsibilities, during a pediatric resuscitation
  • Key elements of post-resuscitation management
  • Effective, high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Effective respiratory management within your scope of practice
  • Selection and application of appropriate cardiorespiratory monitoring
  • Selection and administration of the appropriate medications and electrical therapies when presented with an arrhythmia scenario
  • Establishment of rapid capsular access to administer fluid and medications

Our PALS courses provide a comprehensive review of all the information related to the latest emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines to ensure you are fully prepared for the certification exam.

Why Train With


Our PALS course is built using the latest emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines and standards published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and meet all Joint Commission requirements. A skills checkoff is also available if needed.


With 24/7 access to course materials and unlimited practice tests, you can complete your certification where and when you want. We also eliminate the stress of remembering to recertify by providing you with email and text reminders to ensure you don’t miss a deadline.


Our PALS course is accredited by the ADA, AMA, and ANCC in joint providership with the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM). Our courses are also accredited by CAPCE for emergency medical professionals.

Accredited Online PALS Certification

With our online PALS certification course, doctors, nurses, emergency responders, and other healthcare professionals will gain a comprehensive understanding of the skills and procedures needed to assist children suffering from a cardiopulmonary emergency.

Our PALS courses are nationally accredited and offer CEU credits through organizations including the AANA, ACCME, ACPE, ADA, ANCC, and CAPCE.

Designed specifically for medical personnel, our PALS online course includes the most up-to-date techniques available so you can build the confidence and competence you need to provide exceptional patient care.

PALS Certification vs. Recertification

Our online PALS certification is an excellent choice for medical professionals who have never completed a PALS course or those who would like an in-depth refresher. The course offers 8 CEU credits and provides a comprehensive understanding of how to assist pediatric patients suffering from a cardiopulmonary emergency.

The PALS recertification course online is ideal for experienced healthcare professionals who have a PALS provider card that is about to expire or has been expired for 60 days or less. This course provides 4 CEU credits and a thorough review of updated best practices and the latest emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines to help you improve patient outcomes.

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Sample Certification Card
Sample Certification Card

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I become PALS certified or renew my certification?

Approximately 16,000 children suffer from cardiac arrest every year in the United States (Cardiac arrest in children, J Emerg Trauma Shock). A PALS certification will help prepare you for critical cardiopulmonary emergencies involving children so you can improve patient outcomes in your community. PALS certification requirements are constantly updated to incorporate the latest best practices, so staying on top of your PALS recertification will help you learn the knowledge and skills you need to save lives. In addition, a PALS certification may be required by your employer or could lead to new opportunities and career growth as a healthcare provider.

Is an online PALS course valid and accredited?

Our PALS online course is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), and in joint partnership with the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM). Our PALS certification and renewal courses offer CEU credits through organizations including the AANA, ACCME, ACPE, ADA, ANCC, and CAPCE. Our courses provide CEU/CME credits for EMTs, AEMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists, nurses, nurse anesthetists, physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and pharmacists. It’s always important to check with your employer first to see what PALS certifications they accept. If your employer does not accept our certifications, you’ll get your money back. We guarantee the quality of all of our online certifications so you can have peace of mind knowing you can trust in our PALS accreditation.

Why should I get my PALS certification online?

Completing your PALS certification online with will save you money, deepen your understanding, and provide more flexibility compared to traditional certification options. Our courses are designed to fit around your schedule, not the other way around. You can conveniently access PALS courses on your phone or another device whenever and wherever it works best for you. We’ll provide you with the latest PALS best practices and quality courses all in a cost-effective, flexible format.

When will I get my PALS provider card?

After you finish your PALS course, you can print your PALS digital provider card immediately. In addition, a physical, printed provider card will be mailed to you within 2 or 3 business days.

How many CEUs do I earn with PALS certification and renewal?

Our online PALS certification course will provide you with 8 CEU/CME credits, and our PALS recertification online will provide you with 4 CEU/CME credits through organizations including the AANA, ACCME, ACPE, ADA, ANCC, and CAPCE.

Can I recertify if my PALS certification has already expired?

We suggest that you don’t let your PALS certification lapse for more than 60 days before completing a renewal course. Employers have varying requirements, so it’s best to ask your employer what you need to do to recertify. When you’re ready to renew your PALS certification, our courses can help you recertify quickly and conveniently.

How long does it take to get PALS certified?

A PALS certification course takes approximately 8 hours to complete, and a PALS recertification course takes approximately 4 hours to complete. With, you can earn these hours at home or during downtime at work and can easily stop and start the course whenever it is most convenient for you.