PHTLS Prehospital Trauma Life Support
About this course
£ 450 per person (INC VAT)
PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs.
NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. The Committee provides the medical direction and content oversight for the PHTLS program.
PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. 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.
The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics:
Physiology of life and death
Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation
Circulation, hemorrhage and shock
Patients with disabilities
PHTLS is the global gold standard in prehospital trauma education and is taught in 64 countries. PHTLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and other prehospital providers. PHTLS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.
Course fee includes instruction, refreshments, course manual & certification from NAEMT.
WHY BOOK WITH US?
Rapid Response have been running accredited training courses for many years and have built up a fantastic reputation with our customers and also Qualsafe, the awarding body.
All our courses are taught by experienced personnel with many years front line ambulance and training experience.
We try to make our courses as practical as possible and introduce interesting scenarios