Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization

The Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) course is designed for healthcare providers who DO NOT routinely resuscitate infants and children. This course is designed for providers that would NOT typically take the more advanced PALS course and  can be attended by all levels of staff members, including the credentials held by most ambulatory care staff (CNAs, CMAs, mid-levels, RNs, etc.).  

The PEARS course curriculum helps team members identify and manage respiratory problems, shock, and cardiac arrest.   Participants also get hands on practice with the type of emergency equipment used in their practice setting.  One unique aspect of the course is that videos of actual pediatric patients experiencing acute changes in condition are used during the entire course as well as during the written exam.   This type of “live” scenario based learning provides more reality for the learner.

Prerequisites for all PEARS Classes

1. Participants must have a current AHA BLS provider card (if class taken outside WFBMC fax a copy of the card to 336-716-5927 with note stating which class you registered for) 
2. Participants must have a current PEARS Provider Manual 

Fees: NCBH Employees: No Charge (Must purchase book)
Non-Employees: $100
*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

PEARS Provider Times:  8am - 5pm 

Click Below for Dates and to Register for a PEARS Provider Class

NCBH, WFBH Community Physicians, School of Medicine/Health Sciences Employee Registration Form

Non-Employee Registration Form

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Quick Reference

Life Support Education
Jill Pettit

Phone 336-716-2888
Phone 336-716-2800
Fax 336-716-5927

Contact Jill
jpettit@wakehealth.edu

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