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Trauma Certification Courses

The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

The ATLS course is designed for doctors who care for injured patients. It provides a foundation of common knowledge for all members of the trauma team. The course objective is to provide an organized approach for evaluation and management of seriously injured patients.

The Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

The PHTLS course is designed for pre-hospital providers, stressing the need to treat multisystem trauma patients as unique entities with specific needs. PHTLS courses follow the principles of care of trauma patients as developed by the Committee on Trauma.

The Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Provider Course

The ABLS course is for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists and paramedics. The course provides guidelines in the assessment and management of burn patients during the first 24 hours after an injury.

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

TNCC provides attendees with basic trauma knowledge and psychomotor skills. The trauma nursing process is used to standardize the approach to trauma care and is reflected in the course manual and in the skill stations. This course is sponsored by the Emergency Nurses Association.

The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)

ENPC is designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in an emergency setting. This course presents a systematic assessment model, integrating the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to identify appropriate interventions.

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers Course (ACLS-EP)

ACLS-EP is designed to challenge physicians, physician assistants, nurses and emergency medical personnel who routinely use their ACLS skills. This course employs an interactive format which requires a basic current understanding of ACLS algorithms and practice skills.