About this Event
National Association Emergency Medical Technicians’ Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. The Committee provides the medical direction and content oversight for the PHTLS program. PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multisystem 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.
The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics:
• Physiology of life and death
• Scene assessment
• Patient assessment
• Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation
• Circulation, hemorrhage and shock
• Patients with disabilities
• Patient simulations PHTLS is the global gold standard in prehospital trauma education and is taught in 64 countries. PHTLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and other prehospital providers. PHTLS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.
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Day 1 - 8am-5:30pm
Day 2- 8am- 5:45pm
Location: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills
Note: If you are a Cedars-Sinai employee interested in enrolling in the course, please email [email protected] for a discount code. Cedars-Sinai employees are required to register using their CS email address.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion (AHSP) Building
127 S. San Vicente Boulevard, Suite A1300
Los Angeles, CA 90048
CANCELLATION/NO SHOW POLICY:
READ CAREFULLY - Once you have received a confirmation email stating that you are in the course. There is a $100 cancellation fee if you cancel within 60 days of the event and a $150 fee if you cancel within 30 days. By completing and submitting this form, either for yourself, or for one of your staff, you automatically agree to understanding this policy. This includes CSMC internal registrants. There are no exceptions to this policy.
Provider Course: 16-hour course for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians and other prehospital providers. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion, a wallet card recognizing them as PHTLS providers for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit
Parking Information & COVID-19 Guidelines:
For external visitors attending Cedars Sinai for the course, you must be screened each day on Plaza Level of the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion (AHSP) building. The Simulation Center is located on the Street Level of AHSP building. We recommend parking in Lot P4 (HERE). Parking to be validated.
Note: Proof of vaccination is required to attend campus and course.
Acceptable forms of proof are one of the following:
- COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card issued by the CDC or WHO
- Photo of vaccination card
- Documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider
- Digital record that can be scanned by a SMART Health Card reader.
For general information on the course, please contact Brett Dodd at 310-699-4927 or [email protected]
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 127 South San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, United States