Prehospital Trauma Life Support – 16 hours. Provides 16 hours NREMT CEUs
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
The course delivers the latest standards in prehospital trauma care using
lectures and dynamic hands-on skill sessions such as rapid extrication,
pediatric immobilization and more. The course is designed to enhance the
knowledge and skills 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-led credit for nurses, paramedics, and EMTs and a PHTLS
provider certification valid for 4 years.
While the course is designed for prehospital and emergency medical
providers at all levels, the course is challenging and successful completion
will be difficult if you lack actual patient care experience.
The PHTLS Ninth Edition 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.
You can buy the textbook from Jones & Bartlett Learning. We do not have
textbooks available on-site.