Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

Official Course Name:
Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) (Initial Course)
Safety Organization:
National Association of EMT’s
Class Dates/Times:
Wednesday Nov 09, 2022   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday Nov 10, 2022   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Training Location:
Cascade TC - Roseville Annex
151 N. Sunrise Ave. Suite 901
Roseville, CA 95661
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Cascade Training Center provides official NAEMT Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support courses

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Cascade Training Center does not offer refunds once your registration is complete. If you are unable to attend your scheduled course, we offer one free course transfer but you must contact the Training Center at least 48 hours before the start of the course.

Course Synopsis: This is the PHTLS hybrid course is for providers who have the need to continue their education in the treatment of trauma patients. This indispensable program is designed to enhance and increase knowledge and skill in delivering critical care in the pre-hospital environment. This PHTLS Hybrid course is composed of two parts: 1. Part one is an online comprehensive course purchased, accessed, and completed at 2. Part two is a Cascade instructor-led course review, hands-on skills where students practice and complete various skills, and a written evaluation. Course Objectives: PHTLS courses goals are to improve the quality of trauma care in your area and decrease mortality. The program is based on a pre-hospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. This may require an approach to the trauma patient that varies from traditional treatment modalities. PHTLS is a continuing education program authored and administered by the PHTLS division of the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT) in conjunction with the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons.Comprehensive, evidenced-based coverage incorporates the latest research across all aspects of prehospital trauma in one convenient resource. The PHTLS credential is good for 4 years and the Hybrid course offers 16 hours for continuing education credit. Students are expected to participate in lecture, learning stations, review stations and skills testing scenarios. The PHTLS curriculum includes

Assessment & Scene Management Traumatic Injuries

- Spinal Trauma
- Thoracic Trauma
- Abdominal Trauma
- Musculoskeletal Trauma
- Treatment of Burns
- Special Populations
- Geriatric Trauma
- Pediatric Trauma
- Environmental Emergencies
- Civilian Tactical EMS Support (TEMS)

Textbook Policy: 

The NAEMT recommends each student have access to their own current PHTLS Provider Manual prior to, during and after the PHTLS course. If you do not have access to a textbook, you can purchase one during registration