Civilian Trauma Response Course

Civilian Trauma Response Course

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TRAUMA FIRST RESPONDER COURSE DESCRIPTION (Civilian Response to Traumatic Events)

PHTLS for First Responders course is a one-day continuing education course that teaches the principles of Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) to non-EMS practitioners, including first responders, police officers, firefighters, rescue personnel and safety officers. It helps them prepare to care for trauma patients while serving as part of a transport team or awaiting a transport provider.

The course serves up core PHTLS content to those who haven’t had EMT or advanced prehospital training. The lectures and practical stations are designed for the type of care first responders can render while awaiting patient transport or when assisting paramedics and EMTs at a trauma scene.

8 hour course for emergency medical responders, police officers, firefighters, rescue personnel and safety officers to prepare for rendering care to trauma patients until EMS personnel arrive.

This course incorporates lectures, skill stations and patient simulations with hands-on training and is designed for students who have little or no prior medical training.

This course is perfect for:

  • Any individual that may be called upon to assist with trauma patients either as a part of a team or to provide immediate aid to victims while waiting for EMS to arrive
  • Close Protection Security personnel
  • Firearm Instructors
  • Outdoor/wilderness enthusiasts
  • Shopping mall employees
  • Government building employees
  • Adventure company employees
  • Off Road enthusiasts
  • Sporting venue employees
  • Concert venue employees
  • Casino Employees
  • Amusement Park employees
  • Teachers/Schools
  • Taxi Cab/Uber/Lyft Drivers
  • Train Station attendants
  • TSA
  • Mass Transit workers
  • Film Industry
  • Movie Theater employees
  • Range Safety Officers
  • Teachers
  • Bus Drivers
  • Coaches
  • Security Guards
  • Transportation workers
  • Amusement park employees
  • And other civilians requiring this basic training
Upon successful completion of this course, each student will receive a course completion certification from NAEMT.  Eligible students will receive 8 hours of continuing education credits through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Education (CAPCE).