Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS)
ATLS is a training program based on guidelines established by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT). The ATLS Course is in its 8th edition, developed by the Subcommittee on ATLS and The ACS COT. The ATLS Student Course presents a concise approach to assessing and managing multiply injured patients. ATLS Student Course Manual -Eighth Edition, 2008. ( Preface.)
Accreditation: The American College of Surgeons designates a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 credits for the ATLS Student Course. The ATLS Refresher Course is designated for 5 CME credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LSU Health Shreveport offers ATLS Student and Refresher Courses 3-4 times per year. Course availability can be obtained through the above contact numbers and the American College of Surgeons website.
Surgery/Trauma Acute Care Surgery
October 3 – 4, 2014
|LSU Health Shreveport Residents||$400|
|Non-LSU Health Shreveport Residents
*Must show proof of residency
You may cancel your registration up to 2 weeks prior to the course. Registrations cancelled within 2 weeks of course will be charged a $200 fee and cost of course materials.
Fees include course textbooks, materials, lunch/breaks and certificate with national registration.
LSU Health Shreveport
Medical School Building, 7th Floor
How to Register:
cannot accept credit cards at this time
- Fill in registration form.
- Submit electronically or fax to 318.675.5999 or mail.
- Make check payable to LSUHS / Dept. of Surgery-ATLS and mail to:
LSU Health – Shreveport, Department of Surgery
ATTN: Melvina Stewart
1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130
Participants must attend the entire session and pass written and hands-on exam in order to receive certification.
Points of Contact:
Richard Wigle, MD, FACS, ATLS State Faculty
Dawn McKeown, RN, ATLS Coordinator