The Atlantic Chapter of ITLS is managed by Medavie HealthEd, the operating name of EMT Emergency Medical Technology Services and is based out of our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Campus. The ITLS Provider Course our institution offers is in accordance with the course standards established by ITLS International. The ITLS Provider course includes 8 hours of classroom instruction, 8 hours of hands-on skills training, and testing for ITLS Basic or Advanced certification. Innovative skills stations let you practice the abilities appropriate for your level of certification/registration.
With its comprehensive approach to core knowledge and skills, this 16 hour ITLS Provider course is appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel—from EMT-Bs and first responders to advanced EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, and physicians.
- Scene Size-up
- Trauma Assessment and Management
- Airway Management
- Thoracic Trauma
- Head Trauma
- Spinal Trauma
- Abdominal Trauma
- Extremity Trauma
- Pediatric Trauma
- Geriatric Trauma
- Trauma in Pregnancy
- The Impaired Patient
- Trauma Arrest
- Standard Precautions
- Patient assessment and management
- Basic and advanced airway management
- Spine management: Short SMR devices/Emergency rescue and rapid extrication
- Spine management: Helmet management/Log roll/Long backboard
- Traction splints
- Chest decompression/Fluid resuscitation
Students are required to complete a Pre-course test prior to the beginning of the course, this will be mailed out in advance of the course date.
To complete the course, attendees must be present for the lectures and skill stations. Then, obtain at minimum of 74% on the written evaluation, as well as a rating of adequate on the patient assessment evaluation.
Upcoming Course Dates
Date: To Be Announced
Location: Medavie HealthEd Dartmouth Campus - 201 Brownlow Ave unit 33, Dartmouth, NS
Cost: $350, plus applicable taxes (book costs are extra at $63.25 plus applicable taxes and shipping).
How to register: Please fill out the form below and copy the following into the subject field "ITLS Course - Medavie HealthEd - Dartmouth Campus 2017"
If you are interested in the program, send us a message using the form below or call us at 1-888-798-3888