â—‹Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians’ (NAEMT) Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course is widely known as the worldwide leading continuing education program for prehospital trauma care. Developed from the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course, the PHTLS course increases the quality of trauma care and therefore decreases mortality rate. PHTLS is a continuing education course that is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and by the Continuing Education Certification Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). This course is intended for any provider that may come in contact with a trauma patient outside the hospital setting. Typical participants include physicians, nurses, paramedics, and EMS. There are no prerequisites to enroll in this course.

The course includes the following:

  • Correct identification of mechanism of injury
  • Relation of pathophysiology to injury
  • Emphasis on the assessment and management of a trauma patient
  • Management and ventilation of airway
  • Assessment and immobilization of a pediatric patient
This course does NOT include:
  • Formal instruction on the placement of advanced airways
  • Formal instruction on rhythm identification and ECG interpretation

Approximate Length: 16 hours (Full Course)

Required Student Materials: Prehospital Trauma Life Support 8th Edition Student Textbook

Successful performance of both a written exam and a skills exam are required for a completion card.



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Price: $325.00
PHTLS Combined Provider Course 12/17/2018 - 12/18/2018

Prehospital Trauma Life Support Course
Price: $325.00
PHTLS Combined Provider Course 2/2/2019 - 2/3/2019

Prehospital Trauma Life Support Course