Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).




Product description:

Who needs this class?
EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Physicians who are looking to broaden their knowledge and promote excellence in trauma patient management.

Typical Audience:
EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Physicians.

Course Description:

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. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care.

Course content:

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