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EMS 2014 - International Trauma Life Support Instructor

Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture 0.5 Lab 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. This course requires completion of EMS 2004  or Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) instructor or provider certification. Students must possess current certification or licensure as an emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic, registered nurse (RN), Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), respiratory therapist (RT), or physician’s assistant (PA).
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: One year as basic or advanced life support provider.

Major Content
  1. Chapter Policies and Procedures
  2. Course Management System and Obtaining authorization for a course.
  3. Course monitoring
  4. Effective Teaching Techniques
  5. ITLS Format & Administrative Guidelines
  6. Introduction to Moulage
  7. Introduction
  8. Mini-Lectures with Feedback
  9. Skills Stations Station set-up Demonstration of Skills Teaching of Skills Grading of Skills
  10. Structure of the local ITLS Chapter

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. explain review Chapter Policies and Procedures.
  2. discuss methods of teaching.
  3. assemble a skills station.
  4. demonstrate methods of moulage application.
  5. differentiate a good versus bad lecture.
  6. access the ITLS Course Management System.
  7. obtain authorization for a course.
  8. assess student performance in a practical skills station.
  9. explain the structure of ITLS Programs internationally and within the chapter
  10. deliver an ITLS course lecture.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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