PALS Renewal :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

PALS Renewal Course

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

The Renewal Course is recommended every 2 years for PALS Providers. This one-day course provides an update and review of new information related to pediatric resuscitation; teaching stations and evaluation stations.


The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course is to equip the student with the cognitive & psychomotor skills necessary to recognize, resuscitate, and stabilize the infant or child in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest.

Please Note: Do not use 700 Children's Dr. as a mailing address when registering for a PALS Class. Course materials are sent ahead of the class and due to distribution issues you may not receive them in time. Please use your home mailing address.

Register for a Renewal Course
Clicking the link above will take you to the Education Courses Portal. You can use the keywords "PALS Renewal" to find the PALS Renewal courses that are currently available for registration.

Renewal Course Agenda

Must Read: Participant Information Letter

Please note: If you have difficulty opening the documents, please select "Save" instead of "Open" and save it to your computer.

Contact Information
PALS Training Center Coordinator
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: (614) 355-0574

*All PALS Course Times & Locations are:
8:30am – 4:00pm
255 East Main St
Columbus, OH 43215
(*unless noted otherwise)

Directions to 255 E. Main St.
PALS is held in Skills Lab Room MA-256
Take Elevators to 2nd floor, & Exit turning Right.
Turn Right again through Metal Double Doors.
Follow Hall to the Skills Lab MA-256

Course Information

Intended Audience

The course is intended for healthcare providers. For example, medical, nursing, paramedical, respiratory therapists, dentists, pharmacists, or allied health professionals whose daily occupation demands proficiency in the knowledge and skills of pediatric life support.

Registration Fees

The registration fee is $150.00 per person (Non Hospital Participants) for the Renewal course. Fee includes educational materials, continental breakfast and afternoon refreshments. Payment is required at the time of registration.

Class Size

The Renewal class size is limited to 18 and registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration deadline for all courses is 4 weeks prior to course start date.


Regional Pediatric Advanced Life Support Faculty and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructors.


Although a current BLS (Healthcare Provider) card is no longer required, all participants must demonstrate proficiency in these skills. A current PALS Provider card must be submitted for Renewal participants. Note: If your PALS Card has expired, you must contact the PALS Education Office before registering for a Renewal Course.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Cancellations received after the registration deadline (4 weeks prior to class) will be subject to a 40% cancellation fee.
  • No refunds will be made within ten (10) days of course start date.
  • Confirmed registrants who do not attend the course are liable for the entire fee.

Additional Information

  • Study materials and confirmation letters will be sent to all participants after the registration deadline.
  • If you have not received study materials by 2 weeks prior to your course date, please contact us immediately.
  • If you change your address after you have registered, please notify the PALS Training Center so your materials are sent to the correct location.
Parking & Shuttle
  • NCH staff MUST park in their assigned lot and ride the shuttle to 255 East Main St. You can board the shuttle at the Out Patient Care Center Loop. Employees not assigned to the 255 East Main lot may be towed.
  • Non employees may park in the NCH Overflow area located in the Franklin University Lot which is next door to 255 East Main Street. You will need to obtain a Parking pass.

    Instructions on how to obtain a parking pass will be mailed to you with your course material.
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000