Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

 

Description:

This is a highly interactive two-day course. Course material includes a text book and a companion CD-ROM containing video clips, review questions and answers for self-assessment.  Participants will understand the physiology and kinematics of trauma, and improve their rapid assessment, diagnostic and intervention skills when handling adult and pediatric multi-system trauma patients.  Participants will apply the principles of PHTLS in the scenario-based skill stations.

This Course is co-sponsored and follows the guidelines and standards set by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. This course combines both basic and advanced trauma concepts and skills in one definitive resource. Course material is renewed every 4 years.

Target audience includes First Responders; EMT-B, EMT-I and EMT-P; Physicians; Nurses; and other licensed health care professionals who would benefit from attending this course. 

Certification: 

A successful candidate will receive a provider card and a certificate that remains valid for four years 

Prerequisites required for certification:

    • None

Text Books:

Textbook required for class will be provided 

Required Equipment:

For this course, duty uniform or business casual dress is required.  The course is classroom based, but certain skill stations may take place outdoors.

Registration: 

For open enrollment classes, click on the links in blue below.  You will be taken to our registration portal where you will register and pay for the course.  If there are no courses listed or if your organization would like to talk about a custom course offering please contact us to discuss your needs.

The following classes are available for open enrollment: 

 

All fees must be paid prior to the start of the program.

The REACT Center reserves the right to cancel classes not meeting minimum enrolment levels – full refunds will be issued to affected students.  Course dates and associated fees are subject to change without notice.

 

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