Advanced Trauma Life Support

7th,8th and 9th March 2018

Walsall Healthcare Education Academy, Manor Hospital, Walsall WS2 9PS

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the concepts and principles of the primary and secondary patient assessments.
  • Establish management priorities in a trauma situation.
  • Initiate primary and secondary management necessary within the golden hour for the emergency management of acute life threatening conditions.
  • In a given simulated clinical and surgical skills practicum, demonstrate a range of skills, which are often required in the initial assessment and treatment of patients with multiple injuries

Aimed at

FY2, CT1-2, ST1-2, SAS Grades and suitably trained advanced practitioners.

FY1 are not eligible to attend this course

Course Programme

ATLS® teaches a safe reliable method for immediate management of the injured trauma patient. ATLS® is a multidisciplinary course enabling a standardised language of trauma care across the specialties.

The ATLS® course covers a range of procedures and topics including:

  • Initial assessment and management
  • Airway and ventilatory management
  • Abdominal and pelvic shock
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Trauma – head, spine, musculoskeletal
  • Spinal Immobilisation
  • Secondary survey, head to toe exam, patient transfer
  • Spinal assessment/x-rays
  • Primary survey x-rays
  • Cricothyroidotomy/chest decompression/pericardiocentesis
  • Application of pelvic binder

This is a highly-interactive course combining lectures, discussions, interactive tutorials, skills teaching and simulated patient management scenarios (moulage).

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Dates 7th,8th and 9th March 2018

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Walsall Healthcare Education Academy, Manor Hospital, Walsall WS2 9PS
Course Fee £ 625.00
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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