What if PHTLS had something more for you? The Pelham Training PHTLS class is for serious, dedicated professionals who wish to improve their working knowledge and skillset in the trauma environment. Utilizing the latest high-fidelity simulations and techniques, our PHTLS students are exposed to the latest in prehospital trauma life support. Here at Pelham Training, you get what you pay for.
NAEMT’s Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care.
PHTLS promotes excellence in trauma patient management through global education of 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.
PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care in your area and decrease mortality. The program is based on a prehospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. This may require an approach to the trauma patient that varies from traditional treatment modalities.
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 providers are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care. The PHTLS course is continuously updated and revised to keep up with the advances in the field, ATLS Guidelines and feedback from PHTLS participants.
Course Requirements: This course requires active participation. Students are expected to lift, move quickly, and safely assume standing, kneeling, prone, and supine positions for periods of time and to recover without assistance. This course involves outdoor exercises in any weather. Students should bring a change of clothing.
Course Duration: Initial Certification – 2 Days (16 Hours)
Re-certification – 1 Day (8 Hours)
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