Sep 18, 2020
EMS 2014 - International Trauma Life Support Instructor Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture 0.5Lab 1
Course Description: This course is designed to prepare individuals to become instructors for the International Trauma Life Support course. Upon successful completion of the ITLS Instructor course, instructor candidates will be able to teach an ITLS course using ITLS course instructor materials and will receive ITLS Instructor certification.
Prerequisite(s): EMS 2004 or Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) instructor or provider certification. Must possess current certification or licensure as an emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic (EMT-P), registered nurse (RN), Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), respiratory therapist (RT), or physician’s assistant (PA).
Recommendation: One year as basic or advanced life support provider.
- Chapter Policies and Procedures
- Course Management System and Obtaining authorization for a course.
- Course monitoring
- Effective Teaching Techniques
- ITLS Format & Administrative Guidelines
- Introduction to Moulage
- Mini-Lectures with Feedback
- Skills Stations Station set-up Demonstration of Skills Teaching of Skills Grading of Skills
- Structure of the local ITLS Chapter
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- explain review Chapter Policies and Procedures.
- discuss methods of teaching.
- assemble a skills station.
- demonstrate methods of moulage application.
- differentiate a good versus bad lecture.
- access the ITLS Course Management System.
- obtain authorization for a course.
- assess student performance in a practical skills station.
- explain the structure of ITLS Programs internationally and within the chapter
- deliver an ITLS course lecture.
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