Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care in your area and decrease mortality. The program is based on a prehospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs.
Target Audience: It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including first responders, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians.
Textbook: Prehospital Trauma Life Support: Seventh Edition. ISBN: 9781284032765
Location: Public Safety Service Building (PSSB)
Registration Fee: $70.00
NAEMT Fee: $15.00
*This course can be fee exempt if you qualify.