What is the ATLS protocol?
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is a protocol developed to standardize the initial evaluation and management of injured patients and avoid omission of potentially lifesaving interventions.
Also question is, what does ATLS stand for?
Advanced trauma life support
Also, how much is ATLS course? For course times, prices, and registration, please select a course below: October 9&10, 2019. January 14&15, 2020.
Regarding this, how long is ATLS good for?
After the successful completion of the ATLS Student or Student Refresher course, your ATLS status is current for four years from the last date of the course. Students have up to six months after their status expires to take a Student Refresher course.
How did ATLS start?
ATLS was developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) following the tragic 1976 event of an orthopedic surgeon piloting his plane, who crashed into a Nebraska cornfield with his family, causing severe injuries to his 3 children and the death of his wife – a story retold by himself 30 years later .