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PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Renewal Course

Location: Phelps Health Hospital Education Classrooms


Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cost: $200 (textbook costs additional $75)

PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care.  

Refresher Course: 8-hour classroom course for individuals who have successfully completed the 16-hour PHTLS provider course within the past four years. Current PHTLS provider certificate or wallet card required. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion and eight hours of CAPCE credit. 

Credit: 8 hours


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