The PHTLS teaches and reinforces the principles of rapidly assessing a trauma patient using an orderly approach, immediately treating life-threatening problems as they are identified and minimizing delays in initiating transport to an appropriate destination. This is for all lefels of EMS practitioners. Total of 16 hours of continuing education, face-to-face session for the patient simulation, skills station instruction and evaluations. Certification is good for 4 years. Cost: $175 (book not included-PHTLS 9th edition)
The class will meet Oct. 8 and Oct. 9. The preregistration deadline is Oct. 1. The book, PHTLS 9th edition, is not included in the class fee.