2020 AHA ALS Trauma Module

2020 AHA ALS Trauma Module

$ 20.00

The ALS: Trauma Module covers the systematic evaluation of a trauma patient, including performing initial lifesaving maneuvers. Course content includes the following:

  • Assessment, approaches, and treatment of systematic evaluation of a trauma patient
  • Key concerns during an assessment
  • Adjuncts to the primary trauma survey
  • Airway obstruction maneuvers and securing the airway
  • Identifying shock and providing treatment
  • Hemodynamic instability and hemorrhage control
  • Trauma resuscitation
  • Permissive hypotension
  • Massive transfusions
  • Traumatic brain injury, burn injuries, and musculoskeletal injuries

eLearning Course Specifications

  • Features engaging, True Adaptive™ learning
  • Responsive design ensures compatibility on mobile devices and tablets
  • Students can select their level of competence as they begin the course and can change their selection at any time during the course
  • All curriculum is web-accessible through inclusive design (WCAG 2.1 AA)
  • Ease of use for more students – works on all common browsers (no more Flash)


Course Objectives:
After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the systematic evaluation of a trauma patient including performing initial lifesaving maneuvers
  • Explain how to ensure that a trauma patient has a secure and functional airway
  • Describe the pathophysiology of shock in trauma
  • Identify sources of hemodynamic instability and how to perform lifesaving maneuvers for initial hemorrhage control
  • Describe the management of trauma patients with traumatic central nervous system injury, burn injuries, and fractures
  • Explain the indications and contraindications of resuscitative thoracotomy in case of traumatic cardiac arrest
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