Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education.  PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma.

PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care in your area and decrease mortality. The program is based on a prehospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. This may require an approach to the trauma patient that varies from traditional treatment modalities.

PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care. The PHTLS course is continuously updated and revised to keep up with the advances in the field, ATLS Guidelines and feedback from PHTLS participants.


Course Location: STAT EMS Education Main School Campus 512 West Court Street, Flint, MI 48503

Prerequisites: MFR, EMT-Basic, EMT-Specialist, or Paramedic license in good standing

Course Dates: Contact the EMS Education office for dates/times.

Course Date/Times 2019- All courses are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

PHTLS Full Course

January 26-27     

April 13-14          

July 20-21           

October 19-20    

PHTLS Refresher

January 26            

April 13              

July 20                

October 19                 


Course Cost: $350.00 (paid prior to class).

Textbook: PHTLS 8th Manual (student cost).

Certification:  PHTLS Certificate of completion and card

Please contact the EMS Education Department for more information at 810.238.7672 ext. 215


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