Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization, or PEARS, is an advanced training for medical professionals for emergency treatment and evaluation of critically ill pediatric and infant patients. Our PEARS training will give healthcare providers the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to severely ill children and infants.
Newcastle Training Centers
11335 NE 122nd Way, Suite 105,
Kirkland, WA, 98034
We offer PEARS training in Seattle, Tacoma, and Eastside locations, including Puyallup, Covington, and Kirkland.
American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) is a video-based and instructor-led course that helps healthcare providers develope the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and initial stabilization of seriously ill infants and children. Providers will learn how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to a pediatric advanced life support provider. They will also learn the importance of the resuscitation team concept.
Course Completion: 2-Year AHA PEARS Card
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The AHA Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization training teaches medical providers the necessary skills needed for emergency medical care of critically ill children and infants.
Our PEARS course is ideal for physicians, nurses, EMTs, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers who work in settings where they care for children and infants. We emphasize teamwork among care teams for optimal outcomes, and debriefing as a team after an emergency response.
The PEARS training will teach medical providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest. Our course will focus on the recognition of these critical illnesses and how to provide appropriate lifesaving interventions quickly and efficiently, until the child is stabilized and transferred to an advanced life support provider. Rapid response to life threatening illnesses can make all the difference.
Our goal of PEARS training is to give medical providers life saving skills, to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children and infants, resulting in improved outcomes. Our class format includes classroom lecture, small group learning stations, practical skills testing and a written exam.
Prior to taking the PEARS course, it is strongly recommended that students first complete the BLS training for children and infants and are proficient with their skills in CPR and automated external defibrillator, AED, use.
Students who successfully complete the PEARS training will an AHA PEARS provider course completion card, valid for 2 years.
We offer a variety of instructional options to complete your PEARS training. We provide classes in person and at your location.
For our in-person classes, if you are looking for a PEARS class in Seattle or the surrounding area, Newcastle Training offers classes at the following locations for your convenience: Seattle PEARS classes, Kirkland PEARS classes, Bellevue PEARS classes, Tacoma PEARS classes, Puyallup PEARS classes, Covington PEARS classes, Everett PEARS classes, Olympia PEARS classes, Auburn PEARS classes. Our classes are offered at a variety of times, so that medical providers can choose the class that works best for their busy schedule.
All our PEARS certification classes are taught by engaging and experienced medical professionals who are expert trainers. Students participate in hands-on training giving them more experience in recognizing and stabilizing pediatric patients at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress, and opportunities to practice their skills and improve their technique.
We also have the option of providing classes at your location. Contact us at Newcastle Training to schedule a class for your workplace or organization.