Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) certification courses for healthcare providers

Certification details

  • Course accredited by the American Heart Association and developed specifically for pediatric healthcare providers
  • First-time and renewal PEARS certification courses customized to your group’s needs
  • Two-year AHA certification cards issued within 24 hours after passing course

What to expect in a PEARS class

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) training focuses on identification and early intervention of pediatric victims who are at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress. Course content includes:

  • Pediatric assessment techniques
  • Recognizing and managing shock, respiratory compromise/arrest, and circulatory compromise/arrest
  • Stabilization of shock,respiratory and circulatory emergencies
  • Resuscitation team concepts
  • “Chain of Survival” steps

Who should take a PEARS certification course

The AHA developed the PEARS course for pediatric healthcare providers and others who may encounter pediatric patients, especially critically ill children. PEARS certification is suitable for these healthcare professionals:

  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric nurses
  • School nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Respiratory therapists

Flexible training option

On-site PEARS training at your location

Let CPR Plus come to you! On-site training throughout St. Louis is our speciality. In fact, we’ve been doing it for close to 30 years. We’ll set up and break down everything needed for your class. And we’ll even follow up with you when it’s time for your group’s renewal certification. In other words, we’ll make your PEARS class simple and convenient. Learn more about on-site training.


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