ITLS Basic Trauma

Receive hands-on training to assess, resuscitate, stabilize, and transport trauma patients.

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this ITLS Basic Trauma class:

  • Didactic:
  • Scene Size-up
  • Trauma Assessment and Management
  • Airway Management
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Shock
  • Head Trauma
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Extremity Trauma
  • Burns
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • The Impaired Patient
  • Trauma Arrest
  • Standard Precautions
  • Skills Stations:
  • Assessment skills
  • Airway skills
  • Thoracic trauma skills
  • Vascular access skills
  • Spine management skills
  • Extremity trauma skills
  • Testing:
  • Written Exam
  • Practical Exam

hdgDuration

16 hours

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Healthcare professionals including first responder, EMR, PCP, ACP or other allied health professional who holds suitable qualifications for entry.
  • Completion of the pre-course assignment that will come with course materials. This assignment takes approx. 2 hrs however will depend on the learner.

hdgDescription

This 16 hr course is designed specifically for Emergency Healthcare providers who are first to respond to trauma patients. This course teaches the lifesaving steps involved in rapid trauma patient assessment and management and basic airway management.

Skills gained in this course will enable you to practice other essential lifesaving measures including spinal motion restriction, rapid extrication, short back board, helmet management, log roll, and long backboard/scoop stretcher utilization. Become an expert in your field in the area of extremity immobilization and traction splint application.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)- Basic ProviderI

hdgAdditional Information

There is a pre-course assignment for this course that comes with course materials. This assignment can take 2 hrs but may vary per learner.

© Copyright 2018 Alberta Health and Safety Training Institute (AHASTI), All Rights Reserved