Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Michigan Medicine AHA Training Center will reopen for APPOINTMENTS ONLY July 6, 2020. 

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.
Currently AHA is allowing all learners who have expired during March 2020; April 2020; May 2020; June 2020 a 120-day grace period.  


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 (Two-Day)


REGISTER: Re-Certification Class (One-Day)




Class materials must be picked up prior to the materials pick up deadline (which is 7 days before the class date). You may pick up materials any time after registering for a course. You may send someone to pick up your materials on your behalf. If materials are not picked up before the deadline, your registration will be dropped at no charge to you or your department. 
Payment by check, credit card or department short code must be made when materials are picked up.
To receive the UM Employee rate, employees must provide their UMID # at the time of registration.
If you are registering for a Re-Certification course and took your last course at a different Training Center, proof of current certification is required at time of materials pick up. 
Rescheduling or Cancelation requests must be submitted in writing prior to the materials pick up deadline. Unopened class materials must be returned to the AHA Office within 2 weeks of cancelation. If materials are not returned within this time frame the registrant or their department will be charged for the cost of course materials.
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. 

Where and when can I pick up my ACLS or PALS course materials? 

You may pick up your materials anytime after you register for a course.
Please do not wait until close to the deadline. 
We are located between The Triangle and the UH Cafeteria. Our office is in the lobby of the Dow Auditorium. 
AHA Office
Towsley Center 
Room G2111
Hours M-F: 7:00am-3:30pm 

Contact Information

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.