APLS Faculty Qualifications
APLS Faculty should be multidisciplinary and include at least one board-certified pediatrician and one board-certified emergency physician. A pediatric emergency physician can fill both of these roles. It is further recommended that the Faculty include physicians subboarded in pediatric emergency medicine and/or dually certified in pediatrics and emergency medicine.
If the optional Advanced Trauma Procedures Skill Station is to be implemented, it is recommended that the Faculty have experience performing the procedures, and at least one pediatric surgeon should be included as Faculty.