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Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Reverification Programme

This revision one- day course has been specially developed to allow you to reverify your ATLS® Provider status.

It is designed as a straightforward and cost-effective way to reverify and is offered as an alternative to re-taking the full two-day ATLS® course.

Your ATLS® provider status lapses four years after taking the ATLS® course, and has to be reverified within six months of its lapse date.

The format of this course includes interactive discussions, scenario based skills stations, initial assessment (moulage) scenarios and interactive e-Learning tool which will enhance your learning experience.

The pre-course eLearning consists of an Overview chapter, ATLS® student course manual, 13 modules and quizzes, pre course MCQ test and it takes approximately 1-2 hrs to complete each module. Full completion of the pre-course learning is highly recommended. Completion of Chapter 1, Initial Assessment and Management, Module 1 quiz and pre-course MCQs is a mandatory requirement to attend the course and must be completed by 7am on the day before your course. Delegates who have not completed the mandatory modules will not be allowed to attend the course and will forfeit their course fee. Course participants are also required to read the ATLS® course manual in full to prepare for the assessments on the course.

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Suitability

This course is open to ATLS providers who regularly manage severely injured patients and who have taken the ATLS course within the last four and a half years.

Providers who do not regularly manage severely injured patients should reverify by attending the full two day ATLS Provider course. The one day course requires a high degree of familiarity with trauma resuscitation and uses provider's own experiences to illustrate important principles of management.

To be eligible to attend the one day course, students must regularly manage severely injured patients as part of their clinical practice. If they do not have this clinical exposure they will not have the necessary experience to successfully complete the one day course and should attend the two day Provider course.

Reverification of your ATLS student status must happen no later than six months after your status lapses (which happens four years after you take the course).

If you wait any longer than six months, you will need to re-take the full two-day ATLS course.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate refreshed knowledge of all principles of ATLS and its safe, reliable method for immediate management of the injured trauma patient
  • Continue to effectively use the standardised language of trauma care across the specialties that ATLS enables
 

Format

This highly interactive course combines a range of interactive discussions, unfolding scenarios stations with embedded skills and simulated patient management scenarios (moulage).

Before taking the course, you will need to complete the pre-course eLearning and read the course manual in full.

Course participants will receive access to pre-course learning resources on the RCS VLE via a notification with log in details six weeks before the course at the latest.

Additional Information

Course content

You will refresh your knowledge of all of the principles of ATLS, including:

  • Initial trauma assessment and management
  • Airway and ventilatory management including cricothyroidotomy
  • Assessment and management of patients in haemorrhagic shock
  • Assessment of chest injuries and chest decompression
  • Head injury management
  • Spinal restriction of motion and assessment of injuries
  • Differences in trauma management at extremes of age
  • Trauma team and necessary behaviours of team leaders and team members

Please note that you can no longer reverify on the final day of the two-day ATLS course.

 

Booking Options

Regional Centres

Thu
31
Jan
2019
£400
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

31 Jan 2019

£400

Pricing notes:

Full price: £400

Course Fees:

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Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Basildon University Hospital
Nethermayne
BASILDON
SS16 5NL
United Kingdom
andrea.burzio@btuh.nhs.uk
01268 524900 8927

Instructions:

Mrs A Burzio, andrea.burzio@btuh.nhs.uk, 01268 524900 8927
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £400

Fully Booked

Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Mrs A Burzio
andrea.burzio@btuh.nhs.uk
mailto:andrea.burzio@btuh.nhs.uk

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Tue
05
Feb
2019
£400
Leicester Royal Infirmary

05 Feb 2019

£400

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Full price: £400

Course Fees:

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Leicester Royal Infirmary

Location:

Leicester Royal Infirmary
Infirmary Square
LEICESTER
LE1 5WW
United Kingdom
tina.craig@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
0116 2586123

Instructions:

Mrs T Craig, tina.craig@uhl-tr.nhs.uk, 0116 2586123
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Full price: £400

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Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Mrs T Craig
tina.craig@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
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Thu
07
Feb
2019
£345
Manchester ALSG

07 Feb 2019

£345

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Full price: £345

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Manchester ALSG

Location:

Manchester ALSG
Centre For Training and Development
MANCHESTER
M27 0LA
United Kingdom
cflaherty@alsg.org
0161 7941999

Instructions:

Carol Flaherty, cflaherty@alsg.org, 0161 7941999
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Full price: £345

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Carol Flaherty
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