Advanced Trauma Life Support

Course Description:

Overview: The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course is an effective method for immediate management of injured patients in both rural and urban centers and emergency departments. The course consists of foundations for trauma care, patient assessment and stabilization, and management of seriously injured patients.


Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the physician, ARNP or PA will be able to:

  • Assess the patient’s condition rapidly and accurately.
  • Resuscitate and stabilize the patient according to priority.
  • Determine if the patient needs exceed the facility capabilities.
  • Arrange appropriately for the patient’s definitive care.
  • Ensure the optimum care is provided.


Target Audience/Specialty: Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), is a continuing medical education program designed to teach a standardized, concise approach to the care of the trauma patient in the “golden hour” – the period of time following traumatic injury during which there is the highest likelihood of death.


Upcoming Sessions:

June 7-8, 22-23, & 29-30; July 27-28; August 17-18

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Facility: USF Health CAMLS, 124 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602


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ATLS Course Director: Luis Llerena, MD, FACS, CHSE-A
Professor of Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, Tampa, FL
Medical Director, Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, FL


ATLS Renewals

Important Information Regarding Your ATLS Provider Status: Provider status is valid for 4 years from the course date. To maintain a current status in the ACS ATLS® Program, providers are encouraged to reverify their status every 4 years ATLS Student Course.



$950.00 per participant (MDs), $800 for PAs, APRNs, etc.



Due to instructors, tissue and resources being procured based on course attendance, USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation must adhere to the following cancellation policy.

  • All requests for cancellation, transfer or refunds much be received in writing to
  • Cancellations received at least 31 calendar days prior to the start of the activity, a refund will be provided minus a $75 administrative fee and the cost of the book and shipping ($190.00).
  • Requests for a transfer to another course date at least 31 calendar days prior to the start of the activity will be honored with no additional fees. The new course date must be within 6 months of the original course date.
  • No refunds or requests for transfer will be provided if cancellation is received within (and including) 30 calendar days of the start date of the activity
  • No-shows are not eligible for a refund or transfer.
  • For internal USF participants or organizations wishing to be invoiced for registrations, your
  • department or organization will be invoiced according to the above guidelines.
  • USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation reserves the right to cancel this activity due to unforeseen circumstances, in which you will be contacted via phone and/or email to reschedule or issue a refund. USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation is not responsible for travel expenses incurred by the participants in the rare event that this activity is canceled or postponed.



American College of Surgeons adheres to ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of ACS that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.


Self-Assessment Points

  • The American College of Surgeons offers 5.00 Self-Assessment Credits to any physician who passes the course and receives a written test score of 75% or higher. If a physician passes the course with a written score of 75%, he or she may request an opportunity to retake the same test immediately at the end of the course in order to achieve a score of 75% or higher. Self-Assessment Credits will be found on the CME certificate provided to each physician learner who successfully completes the course.