International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Course- PEDIATRIC
Course Description: ITLS Pediatric focuses on the special needs of young trauma patients. In 8 hours, you will learn the principles of proper assessment, management, critical interventions, patient packaging, and rapid transport. You also will practice proven techniques for communicating with young patients and their parents. The practical skills you gain will enable you to feel confident and competent when you care for a critically injured child.
Intended Audience: With its comprehensive approach to core knowledge and skills, ITLS Provider is appropriate for all levels of both Pre-Hospital Personnel— (First Responders, Emergency Medical Responders, Firefighters, PCP, ACP, CCP, Wilderness and industrial medical staff) to In-Hospital/Clinic personnel (ER/ICU/Trauma nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and physicians).
Course Prerequisites: None
- The Injured Child
- Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
- The Pediatric Airway
- Pediatric Thoracic Trauma
- Pediatric Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
- Pediatric Abdominal Trauma
- Pediatric Head Trauma
- Pediatric Spinal Trauma
- Pediatric Extremity Trauma
- Pediatric Burns
- Pediatric Submersion Injuries
- Pediatric Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest
- Child Abuse
- Death of a Child
- Trauma in the Newborn
- Children with Special Health Care Needs
- Patient assessment and management
- Airway management and thoracic trauma
- Fluid resuscitation
- Spinal motion restriction and extrication, with an emphasis on pediatric immobilization devices
- Written Exam
- Practical Exam
Course duration (time/days): 7.5 hours in-class (in-class 1 day)
Certification: Valid for 3 years after the course completion
The books and materials for the ITLS PEDIATRIC course are not mandatory. However, the book will give you more knowledge and a higher chance to pass ITLS course.
The responsibility of obtaining the textbook is up to you, the participant, and is not included in the course.
The course’s manual is the ITLS Pediatric Trauma Life Support Book (ITLS Pediatric Book 3rd Edition)
The textbook can be purchased at our office 301 Moodie Drive, Unit 101, Nepean, ON, K2H 9C4 on weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or ordered through our website: ITLS Pediatric Trauma Life Support Book (ITLS Pediatric Book 3rd Editi – First Aid Plus (first-aid-plus-canada.myshopify.com)
This manual can also be purchased on Amazon.
If you are registering more than 1 person, please make sure you are using different emails for each participant