What does PHTLS cover?

PHTLS picks up where the initial educational programs leave off. The course focuses on trauma patients in the prehospital environment how to identify, manage, and transport them with the highest level of care giving them the greatest chance of survival.  PHTLS students learn to: Identify the mechanism of injury, Recognize life-threatening injuries, relate pathophysiology to injuries, assess and manage trauma patients and perform appropriate interventions.  The skills stations in the PHTLS course include:  Airway Management & Ventilation, Assessment & Management, Rapid Extrication, Spinal Immobilization, Pediatric Assessment, Pediatric Immobilization and Evaluation Scenarios.

Once you have paid there will be no refunds given within 10 days of class date. Please see our policy on cancellations.


Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook.  Students are responsible for bringing a current edition to class in order to be eligible to receive a PHTLS Provider Certification Card.


  • PHTLS, 8th ed.  ISBN-13: 9781284041736

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

A $25 fee will be charged for all refunds. A refund will not be available if cancellation occurs within five (5) days of the program.  After registered, a transfer fee of $25 applies to any course date changes. The Academy reserves the right to cancel any course if enrollment does not meet minimum registration requirements.

American Disabilities Act

Respond Right™ EMS Academy will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for physically challenged attendees who require special services. Please attach a written description of needs to the application when registering for the course.

Register For The PHTLS Class

2017 Training Schedule – Course Fee $225

PHTLS Provider

July 15 & 16 – 8am – 5 pm