Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

For prices, dates and times, visit Class Schedule

Registration

Call: 734-477-6331

Email: kcollins@emergenthealth.org or emseducation@emergenthealth.org

 

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

  • 9 hours
  • Step by step hands-on practice with instructor
  • Working in learning stations while practicing essential skills
  • Designed for healthcare providers, including EMS professionals, firefighters, hospital and other clinical personnel who provide pre-hospital trauma care in the field or as part of a hospital based trauma care team.
  • PHTLS is available as an online blended course (a combination of online learning, followed by hands-on practice in the classroom). 

This program enhances and reinforces important concepts, including:

  • Identification of the trauma-related kinematics and how they impact pre-hospital care
  • Good trauma assessment skills
  • Basic and advanced airway management skills
  • Appropriate assessment of patients with suspected multi-system trauma
  • Scene treatment, packaging and transport
  • Effective resuscitative team dynamics
  • Effective extrication of trauma victims from vehicles
  • Skills relating to splinting and backboarding trauma victims
  • Learning to care for pediatric and geriatric victims

 

Textbooks See registration pages for required books.

For prices, dates and times, visit Class Schedule

Registration

Call: 734-477-6331

Email: kcollins@emergenthealth.org or emseducation@emergenthealth.org