The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. 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 decision regarding patient care. The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook ad covers the following topics: Physiology of life and death Scene assessment Patient assessment Airway Breathing, ventilation, and oxygenation Circulation, hemorrhage, and shock Patient with disabilities Patient simulations

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