Continuing Education

ITLS150 - ITLS Basic Instructor

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Course Overview

Prepare to become an ITLS instructor by studying the principles of adult education. Concepts covered by this course include the facilitation of different learning styles, learning environments, delivery methods and communication styles. To participate, you must successfully complete an ITLS basic or advanced provider course, demonstrate instructor potential and meet local chapter requirements. Applications for the ITLS Instructor course are available by contacting the ITLS program area at

With the knowledge gained in this course, you will have the skills to educate aspiring first responders with the basics of International Trauma Life Support.


- Currently a healthcare provider including first responder, EMR, EMT, EMT-P, RN, Physician or other allied health professional.

- Obtain minimum grading in an ITLS provider course (86% or higher on the written exam and receive an “excellent” on the Patient Assessment Practical Exam). The instructor candidate must indicate the desire to be considered for instructor potential at the beginning of their provider course. Please contact for the instructor candidate application. A plan for teaching and maintaining competence must accompany your application.

- Once you are accepted, you are required to complete an ITLS module through iTrauma before attending the course.

The International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers: 8th Edition textbook is required for the ITLS Basic Instructor course. If you currently do not have this textbook, you can purchase it at Shop at NAIT.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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