Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

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Course Registration Number (CRN):97063

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)                $275 (includes textbook & wallet card)

Tuesdays,  September 11, 2018 and September 18, 2018     8:30am to 5:30pm        

(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.  PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma, which provides the medical direction and content oversight.

Topics covered:

  • Physiology of life and death
  • Scene & Patient assessment
  • Airway Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation
  • Circulation, hemorrhage and shock
  • Patients with disabilities
  • Patient simulations

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Certificate of Completion, a wallet card recognizing them as PHTLS providers for 4 years, 16 hours of national CAPCE credit, 16 hours of Mass. OEMS credit and 1 year free membership to NAEMT.

Register online or call 978-630-9569.

Instructor: Gary Childs

Devens Campus, One Jackson Place, 27 Jackson Road, Devens, MA  01434

PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. 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. The course fee includes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook.

Taught in 65 countries, PHTLS is the global gold standard in prehospital trauma education. PHTLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and other prehospital providers.


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