Who needs this class?
EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Physicians who are looking to broaden their knowledge and promote excellence in trauma patient management.
EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Physicians.
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.
• Physiology of life and death
• Scene assessment
• Patient assessment
• Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation
• Circulation, hemorrhage and shock
• Patients with disabilities
• Patient simulations