EMS 161 - International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) at Virginia Highlands Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Offers instruction for students in current topics of care for trauma patients and offers certification as a International Trauma Life Support Provider (ITLS) as defined by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Lecture 1 hour per week, 1 Contact hour.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

Educate the EMS provider in special considerations for injured patients.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT, EMT-E, EMT-I, EMT-P) certification/ licensure ,or other associated healthcare field.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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