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Key Facts
  • 2 day course
  • Earn 4-year PHTLS provider certification
  • 16 hours of Instructor Led CE available
  • Cost: $245

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading Continuing Education program for prehospital emergency trauma care, per the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT). The course was created in recognition of the real need in EMS education for additional training in the handling of trauma patients.

Come learn from the best!  Our 2-day course promotes critical thinking and shares trauma care techniques in an innovative format. The course delivers the latest 2011 standards in prehospital trauma care using lectures and dynamic hands-on skill sessions such as rapid extrication, pediatric immobilization and more. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of first responders, EMTs, paramedics, physicians, nurses, and other licensed health care professionals.

If you successfully complete the course you can earn 16 hours of CEUs of Instructor lead credit for nurses, paramedics, and EMTs and a PHTLS provider certification good for 4 years.

 

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Available Dates & Sign Up
Prerequisites

While the course is designed for prehospital and emergency providers at all levels from the first responders, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and physicians, the course is challenging and successful completion will be difficult without you having actual patient care experience.

Required Materials

You must complete and bring the PHTLS Pre-test on the first day of class. (See PDF attachment at right.)  The PHTLS textbook for the course must be purchased before the start of the course in order to complete the required readings due by the first day of class.

The 7th Edition PHTLS textbook  is NOT available at our office

You can buy the textbook through the suggested vendor, www.uclacpcbooks.org.

Special Notes
  • Late arrivals may not be able gain access in the building or take the class so please plan accordingly. No refunds or transfers will be allowed for late arrivals.
  • After registering and paying for the course here on our site, please visit www.naemt.org and complete the registration form at that site for your course date.  (Note: At NAEMT's site, the course location will be listed as "Inglewood.")  This will help us expedite processing of your certificate at the end of the course.