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Pediatric ITLS 

This one-day course is designed to teach all levels of EMS personnel including first responders, EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, emergency nurses, and emergency physicians the skills necessary to recognize mechanisms of injury, assess and perform critical interventions, then package and transport the injured infant or child. Pediatric ITLS uses principles of prehospital trauma care and refines them for specific use on infants and children. These same principles apply for children being transferred from a primary hospital to a tertiary care facility.

Fee:  No Fee (NCBH Employees) but must purchase book
        $100 (Non-NCBH Students) 

*Note: Book is included in the fee for outside students

Prerequisites

Reading the Pediatric ITLS text and completing the pretest for the course is required. It is highly recommended that students have previously completed an ITLS, PHTLS, or PALS course. Upon completing course registration requirements, Life Support Education staff will provide you with appropriate study materials.

Course Completion

Successful completion requires a score of at least 74% on the written evaluation as well as successful completion of the patient assessment testing stations. Basic personnel (MR & EMT) will take a basic written exam and will only perform the basic level skills in their testing stations. Advanced personnel will take an advanced level written exam and will perform at the advanced level in the testing stations.

Date/ Times:  November 13, 2014 

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Pediatric ITLS Instructor Course 

This four-hour course is designed to prepare Pediatric ITLS providers that performed exemplary in their PITLS provider course the skills necessary to become a PITLS Instructor.

Prerequisites

Participants must provide a copy of their current PITLS Provider card that indicates they scored IP (Instructor Potential) during their provider course. Instructor Potential is awarded to students that achieve a written exam score of 90 or higher and a patient assessment score of excellent.  

Course Completion

Successful completion requires satisfactory participation in the instructor course. Instructor candidates must then be monitored teaching a lecture, skill and patient assessment station at a Pediatric ITLS provider course.

Date/ Times: September 12, 2014

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NOTE: Please do not register for this course unless you have already completed a Pediatric ITLS Course and received instructor potential.

 

                                                                                                          

 

ITLS (International Trauma Life Support)

 

This two-day course is designed for trauma care providers who are the first to assess and initiate treatment for the trauma patient. This combined basic and advanced class is appropriate for all levels of EMS personnel including Medical Responders, EMTs, paramedics, trauma nurses, emergency nurses, and emergency physicians. It includes complete training for the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization and transport of trauma patients.

Fee: No Fee (NCBH Employees) but must purchase book
        $100 (Non-NCBH Employees)

*Note: Book is included in the fee for outside students
      

Prerequisites

Reading the ITLS text and completing the pretest for the basic or advanced course is required. It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of pre-hospital trauma care.

Course Completion

Successful completion requires a score of at least 74% on the written evaluation as well as successful completion of the patient assessment testing stations. Basic personnel (MR & EMT) will take a basic written exam and will only perform the basic level skills in their testing stations. Advanced personnel will take an advanced level written exam and will perform at the advanced level in the testing stations.

Date/ Times:  August 26-27, 2014 (8am - 5pm)

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Jill Pettit

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