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:
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.