Advanced Trauma Life Support - Provider

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course provides a framework for the management of an injured patient. Designed for physicians, this course teaches participants how to prioritize and stabilize a critically injured patient. International recognized, this course provides concise guidelines that can be applied to any patient by any physician. The course presents techniques in a manner that can be easily adapted to fit any physician's needs. This course is essential for doctors who treat trauma infrequently because it allows an easy systemic approach to patient care.  This course is also extremely important for physicians that regularly treat trauma patients because it provider s higher standard and care approach for the treatment of trauma patients.  The ATLS course allows for a measurable and reproducible approach to the care of a trauma patient.



Length of Course

ATLS is a 2-day course.

Target Audience

Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers particularly trauma, emergency medicine, and critical care.  

Pre-course work and course requirements

Students will be required to complete online pre-course work accessible through the ACS website.