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Published on November 08, 2018

2018 Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS) Student Course

The Trauma Center at UHS Wilson Medical Center and Upstate Medical Center are bringing you…


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December 8-9, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (both days)

Airport Corporate Center 33 Lewis Road
Johnson City, NY 13790

For more information E-mail: lorin_missavage@uhs.org or call (607) 763-6311

About the program

Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS) provides the essential information and skills that the physician may apply to the identification and treatment of life-threatening or potentially life-threatening injuries.

This two-day course is designed to teach the physician a rapid, systematic method of assessing for life threatening traumatic injuries and prioritized lifesaving management skills in a standardized approach to trauma care in the initial “Golden Hour” following a traumatic event.

Course Faculty

These courses are taught by American College of Surgeons verified Advanced Trauma Life Support® physician instructors.

Course Coordinator

Thomas Brandt, RN, Trauma Program Manager (607) 763-6327 or e-mail thomas_brandt@uhs.org

Registration Forms

Program Goals

The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course provides its participants with a safe and reliable method for the immediate treatment and the basic knowledge necessary to:

  • Assess a patient’s condition rapidly and accurately.
  • Resuscitate and stabilize patients according to priority.
  • Determine whether a patient’s needs exceed a facility’s resources and / or physician’s capabilities.
  • Arrange appropriately for a patient’s interhospital or intrahospital transfer.
  • Assure that optimum care is provided and that the level of care does not deteriorate at any point during the evaluation, resuscitation, or transfer process.

ATLS® Student Course Curriculum

DAY 1 (starting @ 7:30)

  • Overview of ATLS Course
  • Initial Assessment & Management
  • Airway & Ventilatory Management
    • Airway Skill Stations
  • Shock
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Abdominal & Pelvic Trauma
  • Spine & Spinal Cord Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
    • Breathing & Circulation Skill Stations
  • Head Trauma

DAY 2 (starting @ 7:30)

  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Trauma in Pregnancy & Intimate Partner Violence
  • Thermal Injuries
    • Disability & Adjuncts Skill Stations
  • Transfer to Definitive Care
    • Secondary Survey Skill Stations
    • Initial Assessment with Team Training Skill Stations
  • Triage Scenarios
  • Written Post-Test
  • Initial Assessment Practice
  • Initial Assessment Testing

Brochure/Agenda

Get agenda and more information by downloading the brochure here.

Fees

Physicians ................................................................. $ 800.00
Residents ..................................................................... 400.00
Physician Extender (PA & NP) ...................................... 400.00
Course Auditor (RN, EMT-P, other) .............................. 200.00
UHS-affiliated physicians/residents/APP’s ........ No Charge
$100.00 deposit (to be refunded at completion of course)

Course fees include ATLS® 10th edition Student Course Manual with DVD, course materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Make checks payable to: UHS ATLS

Student Course registration is limited to 16 students. Due to the need to study pre-course materials, early registration is encouraged.

We cannot guarantee your enrollment until we receive payment information and the completed registration form.

To allow adequate time for study and preparation, course materials will be sent at least three weeks prior to the start of the course. An additional fee of $50 will be incurred for registrations received less than three weeks prior to the course to cover overnight shipping charges for pre-course materials.

An administrative fee of $50 plus book costs will be assessed for any cancellation made greater than 15 days prior to the course. No refund will be issued for cancellations made less than 15 days prior to the start of the course.

What's New

  • 2018 Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS) Student Course