Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support

PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. This is a two day course. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care. The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics:

  • Physiology of life and death

  • Scene assessment

  • Patient assessment

  • Airway

  • Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation

  • Circulation, hemorrhage and shock

  • Patients with disabilities

  • Patient simulations

*Book Required for Course*

National Association of EMTs ™ PHTLS Courses:

      • PHTLS Initial (2 day Course)- (16 hours) CME + Skills Verification ($300)*

      • PHTLS Renewal (1 day Course)-(4 Hours) CME + Skills Verification ($150)*

      • PHTLS Hybrid Online (1 day course) Online w/ In person Skills Verification ($150)*

*All Course materials must be purchased separately. Book Required for Course.