Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Michigan Medicine AHA Training Center is open for APPOINTMENTS. 

Michigan Medicine AHA Training Center has developed a NEW BLENDED learning format, which includes an online cognitive portion and 1 on 1 practical in person Testing Session.


The UM-CSC hosts Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification training using low, medium, and high fidelity simulators. Courses are open to all physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals both within and outside Michigan Medicine.

Click on the appropriate link below to register:


REGISTER: New Provider Class 


REGISTER: Re-Certification Class 




Due to COVID-19 all our MM AHA courses have a NEW BLENDED learning format, which includes an online cognitive portion and 1 on 1 practical in person Testing Session

Your online cognitive portion must be completed 7 business days before your scheduled course date, if not you will be DROPPED from the course.

Failure to attend a class for any reason will result in the registrant and/or their department being billed for the full cost of the course. 

The Clinical Simulation Center reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any class in the case of low enrollments. Should this occur, participants will be notified 1 week prior the class date. 

How do I get my ACLS or PALS course materials? 

6/7 weeks before your schedule class you will be receiving emails from:

 •AHA ACLS/PALS eBook Assignment from ( )

     This is your online course book.  It replaces the hard copy.

 •ACLS/PALS Course Invitation from U-M Canvas (

     This invites you to the online course.

1 week before you schedule class you will receive an email from:

•ACLS/PALS Course Invitation from SignUpGenius (

     This invites you to sign up for hands on practice and testing session.


Contact Information

Dawn Marie Simon, BBA
AHA Training Center Coordinator
Phone: (734) 764-6183
Debra Yake, RN
AHA Faculty / ACLS and PALS Course Director
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.