Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Carilion Clinic, in partnership with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), offers ATLS to physicians.

Program

  • CME program developed by the ACS Committee on Trauma.
  • One safe, reliable method for assessing and initially managing the trauma patient.
  •  Revised every four years.

Audience

  • Designed for doctors who care for injured patients.
  • Standards for successful completion established for doctors.
  • ACS verifies doctors' successful course completion.

Benefits

  • An organized approach for evaluation and management of seriously injured patients.
  • A foundation of common knowledge for all members of the trauma team.
  • Applicable in both large urban centers and small rural emergency departments.

Objectives

  • Assess the patient's condition rapidly and accurately.
  • Resuscitate and stabilize the patient according to priority.
  • Determine if the patient's needs exceed a facility's capabilities.
  • Arrange appropriately for the patient's definitive care.
  • Ensure that optimum care is provided.

 

Registration

ATLS Provider Course Fee –  $800.00
Payment may be submitted online, by clicking here.  

For additional information contact Katrina Burda, 540-224-6975.  

Carilion Clinic, in partnership with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), offers ATLS to physicians.