El Centro PHTLS Courses

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a 4-year PHTLS Certification.

El Centro PHTLS Course Options

We have two PHTLS Course options at our El Centro location:

Option 1: PHTLS Provider Initial Course

  • Length: 2 days; total of 16 hours
  • Full Course is designed for first time students or students with expired cards.
  • Mandatory Pre-Course Requirements: Pre-Course Self-Assessment exam (access to Pre-Course exam given after registration).

Option 2: PHTLS Online Fast-Track

  • Length: Online 8 hours; Skills Session 8 hours
  • Price includes Online Access Code & Skills Testing Appointment.
  • Required Materials: PHTLS textbook and PHTLS Online Modules certificate of completion

View PHTLS Study Guide

Who should take this course?

The course is ideal for EMTs, Paramedics, Emergency Nurses, and Pre-Hospital Nurses.

Course Content Overview

  • Identify the mechanism of injury
  • Identify life-threatening injuries and the related pathophysiology
  • Rapidly assessment and management of trauma patients
  • Perform appropriate interventions
  • Airway Management and Ventilation
  • Rapid Extrication
  • Spinal Immobilization
  • Pediatric Assessment
  • Pediatric Immobilization

About Our El Centro PHTLS Course

The Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support course is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The goal of this course is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care.

The program is based on a prehospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multisystem trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. PHTLS Certification is valid for 4 years.

Register for PHTLS Courses in El Centro Today:

PHTLS Provider Initial Course

PHTLS Online Fast-Track

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