Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider course

PHTLS Provider Course

The PHTLS Program is designed to enhance and increase knowledge and skills in delivering critical care in the pre-hospital environment.
The quality of trauma care has been shown to improve mortality and morbidity.

The PHTLS course was developed, updated and revised by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, who keeps current with the advances in the field.

This “core” provider course combines critical thinking skills, knowledge and skills for pre-hospital assessment and care of the trauma patient.

Teaching stations include:

  • Identify the mechanism of injury
  • Recognize life threatening injuries
  • Relate pathophysiology to injuries
  • Assess and manage trauma patients
  • Perform appropriate interventions

Skills station include

  • Airway Management & Ventilation
  • Assessment and Management
  • Rapid Extraction
  • Spinal Mobilization
  • Pediatric Assessment and Immobilization
  • Evacuation Scenarios

Target Audience
EMT, as part of an EMT course, EMT-P, Nurses, Physicians

Please note: Fee does not include the cost of the manual. You will need to purchase your manual by going to or calling 1-800-367-0382.

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