PHTLS: Proven to Save Lives
PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is the world’s premier prehospital trauma education developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing multi-system trauma and provide the latest evidence-based treatment practices.
The course delivers the latest standards in pre hospital trauma care using lectures and dynamic hands-on skill sessions. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of first responders, EMTs, paramedics, physicians, nurses, and other licensed health care professionals.
If you successfully complete the course you can earn 16 hours of CEUs of instructor-led credit for nurses, paramedics, and EMTs and a PHTLS provider certification valid for 4 years.
Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support is delivered by individuals with invaluable pre-hospital experience both in the US and in remote and austere environments. Our faculty combines the expertise of military medics, nurses, paramedics, & EMT’s.
The PHTLS course includes scene assessment, history and physical examinations to systematically manage life-threatening situations. Modules will involve interactive skill stations, real-life scenarios, lectures and assessments.
You must complete and bring the PHTLS Pre-test on the first day of class. The PHTLS textbook for the course must be purchased before the start of the course in order to complete the required readings due by the first day of class. Students are expected to have a good level of medical knowledge prior to the course and are encouraged to read the book before attending.
The 8th Edition PHTLS textbook is NOT available at our office. You can buy the textbook through the publisher:
After registering and paying for the course, please visit www.naemt.org and complete the registration form at that site for your course date with the course number provided in your enrollment email.