Trauma Center
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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 9th 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 – Ninth Edition, 2012. (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

March 27 – 28, 2015 – COURSE FULL

Physicians $750
LSU Health Shreveport ResidentsNon-LSU Health Shreveport Residents
*Must show proof of residency
Nurse Practitioners $400
Physician Assistant $400
Refresher $500
Auditors $125

Cancellation Policy

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.

Course Location/Registration

LSU Health Shreveport
Medical School Building, 7th Floor


Click Here For ATLS Registration Form
ATLS Registration Form PDF(For Mailing)
Courses fill quickly, so please fill out attached form and mail
payment to guarantee registration.

How to Register:
cannot accept credit cards at this time

  1. Fill in registration form.
  2. Submit electronically or fax to 318.675.5999 or mail.
  3. 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
Phone: 318.675.4756
Fax: 318.675.5999

The Trauma Center is part of a partnership between University Health Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.
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