Healthcare Professional course
Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) remains the gold standard of education for emergency medical assessment and treatment. This course is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians. Students will learn to recognize and manage common medical crises through realistic case-based scenarios that challenge students to apply their knowledge to highly critical patients. The course emphasizes the use of scene size-up, first impression, history, interactive group discussion on differential diagnosis and potential treatment strategies, and physical exam to systematically rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients’ medical crises. Some discussion topics will include, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, shock, sepsis, neurological disorders, and environmental emergencies.