International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Course

ITLS Provider includes 8 hours of classroom instruction, 8 hours of hands-on skills training, and testing for ITLS Basic or Advanced certification. Innovative skills stations let you practice the abilities appropriate for your level of certification.

Intended Audience

With its comprehensive approach to core knowledge and skills, ITLS Provider is appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel—from EMT-Bs and first responders to advanced EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, and physicians.

Course Overview

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

  • Assessment skills
  • Airway skills
  • Thoracic trauma skills
  • Vascular access skills
  • Spine management skills
  • Extremity trauma skills

Testing

  • Written Exam
  • Practical Exam

Course Duration

Approximate course length: 18 hours

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Course

Upcoming Courses

March 2-3, 2021

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
$400.00 Per Person

May 13-14, 2021

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
$400.00 Per Person

July 10-11, 2021

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
$400.00 Per Person

Prerequisites

None

Required Materials

The responsibility of obtaining the textbook is up to you, the participant, and is not included in the course. The course manual is the 8th edition ITLS for Emergency Care Providers text.  Your textbook can be ordered by either going to itrauma.org/bookstore or through amazon.ca.