Get recertification for your ITLS Advanced Provider certificate prior to its 3-year expiration date. Refresh your advanced skills for rapid patient assessment, resuscitation, and stabilization.
Revisit the lifesaving skills involved in rapid trauma patient assessment and management like basic and advanced airway management, needle chest decompression and fluid resuscitation. Building on this knowledge, explore evaluation steps, sequencing and techniques for resuscitating and packaging patients.
Skills reviewed 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, long backboard/scoop stretcher utilization, extremity immobilization and traction splint application.
Prerequisite: Current ITLS Advanced Provider
The International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers: 8th Edition textbook is required for the ITLS Basic Provider Recertification course prior to the course start date. If you currently do not have this textbook, you can purchase it at Shop at NAIT.