Prehospital Trauma Life Support
About Prehospital Trauma Life Support PHTLS Courses
National University’s PHTLS certification in San Diego, Fresno, and San Jose are National Association of Emergency Medical Technician (NAEMT) approved and developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing multi-system trauma and provide the latest in evidence-based treatment practices. Our course is instructor-led and recommended for: First Responders, EMTs, AEMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Flight Nurses, Military, Law Enforcement, and ED personnel. Our PHTLS program is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care.
PHTLS Initial & Renewal
- Courses are offered at Kearny Mesa and Fresno campuses
- PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 9th Edition textbook and card are included as part of the course cost
- Course length is 16 hours for initial, 8 hours for renewal
- All courses are NAEMT approved and are taught using specified guidelines. Certification lasts 4 years