PEARS is a new AHA intermediate course for credentialed healthcare providers who infrequently see critically ill children. The main focus of PEARS is prevention, and specifically the assessment, recognition, and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress. Course content covers pediatric assessment, recognition and management of Respiratory Distress and Respiratory Failure, recognitions and management of Shock, Respiratory and Circulatory management, and the resuscitation team concept and American Heart Association pediatric Chain of Survival. (* includes AHA mandated PEARS textbook)
It is NOT intended for those staff credentialed for advanced pediatric skills that ROUTINELY provide critical pedi care. (EMT-P, ED, PICU, or other critical pediatric advanced life support (PALS)).
It is a video-based, instructor-led, traditional classroom course. Students who successfully complete the course will receive an AHA PEARS Provider Course Completion Card (2 years).
Prerequisite: Class participants must have a current AHA HCP BLS (or ARC equivalent) card.
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Dean-EMTS Consortium is Accredited by CAAHEP
DEAN-EMTS CONSORTIUM PROGRAM OUTCOMES 2020
- National Registry Cognitive Exam Pass Rate 84%
- Program Retention Rate 75%
- Job Placement for Graduates 100%
All Paramedic programs offered in partnership by EMTS, Inc. and Dean College are sponsored by the Dean-EMTS Consortium. The Dean-EMTS Consortium is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( www.caahep.org ) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
EMTS is Now Affiliated with Dean College
Paramedic and EMT education programs are held on Dean’s Franklin Campus within walking distance of the Commuter Rail Station.:::READ MORE:::