ITLS Advanced

Designed for providers who are first to evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient.


The following items are covered in this ITLS Advanced class:

  • Rapid trauma patient assessment and management
  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Needle chest decompression and fluid resuscitation
  • Spinal motion restriction — rapid extrication, short back board, helmet management, log roll, and long back board/ scoop stretcher utilization
  • Extremity immobilization and traction splint application.


16 hours


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

  • Current registration as a healthcare professional including physicians, physician assistants, paramedics, nurses, MQL5 or other allied health professional that holds suitable qualifications for entry.
  • Prereading - full manual
  • Completion of the pre-course assignment that will come with course materials. This assignment takes approx. 2 hrs however will depend on the learner.


This 16 hour course provides complete training in the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization and transportation of trauma patients.

The ITLS Advanced course builds on this knowledge, emphasizing evaluation steps and sequencing as well as techniques for resuscitating and packaging patients.

hdgCertifications Earned

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

  • ITLS Provider - Advanced

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