Course Description

The course emphasizes evaluation steps and sequencing and techniques for resuscitation and packaging a patient. Hands-on stations include: basic and advanced airway, chest decompression and fluid resuscitation, spinal restriction – / rapid extrication, short back board, helmet management, log roll and long back board, traction splints, patient assessment and management.

Prerequisites

None

Target Audience

For emergency, intensive care, or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may need to respond to a Trauma emergency.

Course Content

  • Scene size-up
  • Assessment and initial management of the trauma patient
  • Initial airway management
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Shock evaluation and management
  • Head trauma
  • Spinal trauma
  • Abdominal trauma
  • Extremity trauma
  • Burns
  • Trauma in children
  • Trauma in the elderly
  • Trauma in pregnancy
  • Patients under the influence of alcohol or drugs

course location

Held at APT Training Center .

Certification

ITLS- Advanced provider

Revalidation

3years