Description

This compact one-day course has been specially developed to allow you to reverify your ATLS® Provider status.It is designed as a straightforward and cost-effective way to reverify and is offered as an alternative to re-taking the full two-day ATLS® course.Your ATLS® provider status lapses four years after taking the ATLS® course, and has to be reverified within six months of its lapse date.After completing this course, you should be able to: Demonstrate refreshed knowledge of all principles of ATLS and its safe, reliable method for immediate management of the injured trauma patientContinue to effectively use the standardised language of trauma care across the specialties that ATLS enables Course contentYou will refresh your knowledge of all of the principles of ATLS, including:Initial trauma assessment and managementAirway and ventilatory managementAssessment and management of patients in haemorrhagic shockCricothyroidotomy and chest decompression/pericardiocentesisHead injury managementSpinal immobilzation and assessmentMusculoskeletal injury managementDifferences in trauma management of extremes of ageTheir is a session relating to the trauma team and necessary behaviours of team leaders and tam membersPlease note that you can no longer reverify on the final day of the three-day ATLS course.