International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

OSF East Central Illinois EMS has experienced instructors that deliver Illinois' own International Trauma Life Support program. 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.

Who should take this course?

ITLS utilizes a comprehensive approach to core knowledge and skills. ITLS Provider is appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel—from EMT-Bs and Emergency Medical Responders to advanced EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, and physicians.

Topics covered in this course?

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
 

How can I complete this course?

Click here for a listing of our ITLS course offerings. Contact a member of our team with questions or to register.