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Classroom Courses

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Provider - Initial Certification

ITLS Provider includes 8 hours of classroom instruction, 8 hours of hands-on skills training, and testing for ITLS Basic or Advanced certification. Innovative skills stations let you practice the abilities appropriate for your level of certification:

  • Patient assessment and management
  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Spinal motion restriction – rapid extrication, short backboard, helmet management, log roll and long backboard/scoop stretcher utilization
  • Extremity immobilization and traction splint application
  • Needle chest decompression and fluid resuscitation (For Advanced certification)
  • With its comprehensive approach to core knowledge and skills, ITLS Provider is appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel—from EMT-Bs and first responders to advanced EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, and physicians.

Course Content:

Didactic:

  • Scene Size-up
  • Trauma Assessment and Management
  • Airway Management
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Shock
  • Head Trauma
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Extremity Trauma
  • Burns
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • The Impaired Patient
  • Trauma Arrest
  • Standard Precautions

Skills Stations:

  • Patient assessment and management
  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Spine management: Short SMR devices/Emergency rescue and rapid extrication
  • Spine management: Helmet management/Log roll/Long backboard
  • Traction splints
  • Chest decompression/Fluid resuscitation

Testing:

  • Written Exam
  • Practical Exam

Continued Education Information: CECBEMS Provider # ITLS0026 – 16.0 Hours (Basic or Advanced)

Continuing education credit specifically for physicians (CME) and nurses (CNE) may be obtained for individual courses but is not available globally.

Course Length: 16 Hours

Course Cost: $350.00

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International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Provider - Renewal Certification

ITLS Refresher courses keep experienced ITLS providers and instructors up to date with the ITLS curriculum and skills.

ITLS Provider Recertification focuses on recertification of trauma assessment and management skills for the experienced provider who has already completed the Basic or Advanced Provider course.

Most ITLS Provider cards are issued for a 3-year certification period. To recertify, providers must successfully complete a 1-day Recertification course or the full 2-day Provider course. (Chapter and Training Centre requirements for these options may vary.)

The 1-day Provider Recertification course covers the same skills stations and testing procedures as the 2-day Provider course. Students are tested based on their skill level (Basic or Advanced) and will also take the ITLS Written Exam. An ITLS Advanced Provider or ITLS Basic Provider card will be issued upon successful completion of both the Written and Practical Exams.

Course Content:

Didactic:

  • Scene Size-up
  • Trauma Assessment and Management
  • Airway Management
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Shock
  • Head Trauma
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Extremity Trauma
  • Burns
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • The Impaired Patient
  • Trauma Arrest
  • Standard Precautions

Skills Stations:

  • Patient assessment and management
  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Spine management: Short SMR devices/Emergency rescue and rapid extrication
  • Spine management: Helmet management/Log roll/Long backboard
  • Traction splints
  • Chest decompression/Fluid resuscitation

Testing:

  • Written Exam
  • Practical Exam

Continued Education Information: CECBEMS Provider # ITLS0026 – 8.0 Hours (Basic or Advanced)

Continuing education credit specifically for physicians (CME) and nurses (CNE) may be obtained for individual courses but is not available globally.

Course Pre-Requisites: Current ITLS Provider Card

Course Length: 8 Hours

Course Cost: $225.00

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Pediatric International Trauma Life Support (PITLS) Provider

ITLS Pediatric focuses on the special needs of young trauma patients. In 8 hours, you will learn the principles of proper assessment, management, critical interventions, patient packaging, and rapid transport. You also will practice proven techniques for communicating with young patients and their parents. The practical skills you gain will enable you to feel confident and competent when you care for a critically injured child.

Course Content:

Didactic:

  • The Injured Child
  • Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
  • The Pediatric Airway
  • Pediatric Thoracic Trauma
  • Pediatric Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
  • Pediatric Abdominal Trauma
  • Pediatric Head Trauma
  • Pediatric Spinal Trauma
  • Pediatric Extremity Trauma
  • Pediatric Burns
  • Pediatric Submersion Injuries
  • Pediatric Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest
  • Child Abuse
  • Death of a Child
  • Trauma in the Newborn
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs

Skills Stations:

  • Patient assessment and management
  • Airway management and thoracic trauma
  • Fluid resuscitation
  • Spinal motion restriction and extrication, with an emphasis on pediatric immobilization devices

Testing:

  • Written Exam
  • Practical Exam

Continued Education Information: CECBEMS Provider # ITLS0026 – 8.0 Hours (Basic or Advanced)

Continuing education credit specifically for physicians (CME) and nurses (CNE) may be obtained for individual courses but is not available globally.

Course Cost:  $150.00

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International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Instructor - Initial Certification

ITLS Instructor courses prepare EMS professionals to teach ITLS courses. To be eligible to participate, potential instructors must first successfully complete the Provider course they want to teach and demonstrate instructor potential by meeting specific Written and Practical Exam scores.

Additional requirements may be added by Chapters and Training Centers according to their Policy & Procedure Manuals.

Course Content:

  • ITLS program structure and administration
  • Chapter or Training Center policies and procedures
  • Effective teaching techniques
  • Faculty meetings
  • Moulage techniques
  • Patient assessment stations
  • Mini-lectures

Continued Education Information: CECBEMS Provider # ITLS0026 – 8.0 Hours

Continuing education credit specifically for physicians (CME) and nurses (CNE) may be obtained for individual courses but is not available globally.

Course Length: 8 Hours

Course Pre-Requisites: Current ITLS Provider Card

Course Cost: $375.00

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International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Instructor - Renewal Certification

ITLS Instructor courses prepare EMS professionals to teach ITLS courses. To be eligible to participate, potential instructors must first successfully complete the Provider course they want to teach and demonstrate instructor potential by meeting specific Written and Practical Exam scores.

Additional requirements may be added by Chapters and Training Centres according to their Policy & Procedure Manuals.

Course Content:

  • ITLS program structure and administration
  • Chapter or Training Center policies and procedures
  • Effective teaching techniques
  • Faculty meetings
  • Moulage techniques
  • Patient assessment stations
  • Mini-lectures

Course Length: 8 Hours

Continued Education Information: CECBEMS Provider # ITLS0026 – 8.0 Hours

Continuing education credit specifically for physicians (CME) and nurses (CNE) may be obtained for individual courses but is not available globally.

Course Pre-Requisites: Current ITLS Instructor Card

Course Cost: $250.00

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