Course Overview: The ATLS Reverification course has been specifically designed by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons to teach primary care physicians, emergency care physicians and surgeons the advanced life-saving techniques and stabilization's procedures necessary within the first hour of trauma management.
The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course teaches established standards of trauma care and practical, life-saving skills. The course is designed for the physician who does not treat victims of major trauma regularly, does not have immediate access to sophisticated emergency care facilities. Physicians treating trauma patients in emergency or surgical departments also benefit from this course training.
This is a one-day course conducted with the use of unique skill stations. At each skill station, faculty first demonstrates specific techniques and then participants practice these skills in simulated emergency situations.
As an organization accredited for continuing medical education by the Accreditation Council for of Surgeons designates this continuing medical activity as meeting the criteria of 5 credit hours in category I.
CME Credit: "Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 5 hours of ACEP category I credit". Approval for CME credit by the American College of Family Practitioners and the American Osteopathic Association has been applied. Upon successful completion of the ATLS Reverification course, the student physician will receive a card bearing an expiration date and signatures of the ACS State trauma committee chairman, and the local course instructor, attesting to successful completion of the ATLS course. Expiration date is four years. This course is sponsored by the Central Iowa Emergency Medical Services Council in cooperation with Iowa Methodist Medical Center, the Regional Trauma Center. The course is sanctioned by the American College of Surgeons.
Course Tuition: The registration fee for the ATLS Reverification Course is $350.00. The fee includes materials and the indirect fee to the American College of Surgeons.
Course materials will be sent out one-month prior to the course. Course materials will include: ATLS course Manual, ATLS Pre-Test, Detailed Schedule and Location of Course.
Refunds/Cancelations: You will receive a tuition refund of all, but $25 if registration is canceled prior to the mailing of course materials. After course materials have been mailed, until 48 hours prior to the beginning of the course, a 50% refund will be provided. If you cancel within 48 hours of the beginning of the course, a tuition refund is not provided.
Contact: Lauri Campidilli-Leo in Trauma Services at (515) 241-4190 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**Please note** We will need a copy of your current ATLS card.
2013 ATLS Reverification Dates