ITLS Courses

International Trauma Life Support Course

International Trauma Life Support course is designed for providers who are first to evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The courses provide complete training in the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization and transportation of trauma patients.


ITLS courses give the student the knowledge and hands-on skills to take better care of trauma patients. ITLS stresses rapid assessment, appropriate intervention and identification of immediate life threats. The ITLS framework for rapid, appropriate and effective trauma care is a global standard that works in any situation.

Audience

The ITLS Basic course provides the core of knowledge and skills appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel.


The ITLS Advanced course builds on this knowledge, emphasizing evaluation steps and sequencing as well as techniques for resuscitating and packaging patients. ITLS Advanced is appropriate for paramedics, trauma nurses, doctors and other advanced EMS personnel.

Course Content

Didactic
  • Scene Size-up
  • Trauma Assessment and Management
  • Airway Management
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Shock
  • Head Trauma
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Extremity Trauma
  • Burns
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • The Impaired Patient
  • Trauma Arrest
  • Standard Precautions

Skills Stations

  • Patient assessment and management
  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Spine management: Short SMR devices/Emergency rescue and rapid extrication
  • Spine management: Helmet management/Log roll/Long backboard
  • Traction splints
  • Chest decompression/Fluid resuscitation

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course certificate of participation from International Trauma Life Support is awarded which is internationally valid for three years as well as the Oman Medical Specialty Board credit point certificate of attendance.

Course Duration