The online, hybrid HeartCode PALS course is developed by the American Heart Association and yeilds a AHA PALS card once all steps are completed. Thishelping hands web-based, self-directed program teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Developed by the American Heart Association, this online course is designed to train learners in the importance of emergent cardiac care in the context of team dynamics and systems of care for children and infants. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each online simulation to facilitate learning.

Benefits of HeartCode Courses

  • Available to both first time and renewal learners
  • Accesses to the content anytime and any place
  • Learn at your own pace and in your own space
  • Unlimited attempts for the patient care cases
  • Unlimited attempts for the written exam

The majority of HeartCode PALS leaners report it takes between 5-10 total hours to complete the online segment (time depends on learner’s knowledge of PALS). Common learners who seek out this flexible learning option include physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other licensed independent healthcare providers who need a PALS certification.

Online Course Fee: $132 per person, purchased directly from

Skill Check Session Fee: $95-$200 per person depending on course location

Learn more about how to purchase the online segment!