Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) course is the first EMS education program that fully addresses how to best assess and manage the most common medical crises in patients, offering a "think outside the box" methodology.
Target of this course
It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians.
What are the elements of this course?
AMLS is a sixteen-hour, two-day program that consists of interactive lectures, teaching and evaluation stations.
Interactive group discussion on potential treatment strategies, and physical exam to systematically rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients’ medical crises.
Table of contents
The interactive/case based lectures include the following topics:
- Altered mental status and neurologic disorders
- Respiratory dysfunction
- Chest discomfort
- Environmental disorders
- Abdominal discomfort
- Infectious disease
- Toxicologic emergencies
- Hazardous materials
- Weapons of mass destruction.