Description: PHTLS is based on the philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. The 16-hour course emphasizes physiology of life and death, scene assessment, patient assessment, airway, breathing, ventilation and oxygenation, circulation, hemorrhage and shock, patients with disabilities, and patient simulations.
Audience: EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians and other prehospital care practitioners.
Please Bring: Every student must come to class with a current provider manual. Manuals are available for purchase at REMSA Education for $65.00. Please contact us at 775-353-0772 for more information.
Prerequisites: Current PHTLS Provider Manual and completed mandatory pre-test. If you are unable to print your pre-test, please take a picture of it to include your name, date, and score; then arrive early to print from our computer lab.
Please bring: the current PHTLS Provider Manual and Completed pre-test to be allowed access into the class. If you are unable to print your pre-test, please take a picture of it to include your name, and date then arrive early to print from our computer lab.
Canellation of a course due to inclement weather will occur by 5:00 pm the previous day. We will contact you via email and phone. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-353-0772 on the next business day to reschedule your course.
If you need to reschedule your course, you will be allowed to reschedule one time. Please contact email@example.com or 775-353-0772 before your initially scheduled course.