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Trauma Courses

CAMLS offers a myriad of nationally recognized courses and courses developed at CAMLS through the USF Health Continuing Professional Development department housed at CAMLS. Courses are offered throughout the year. Courses are geared toward a wide variety of specialties and are for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Review the list of courses offered and click each course title to read a description of what the course offers.

ASSET (Advanced Surgical Skills in Exposure in Trauma)
The ASSET course uses human cadavers to teach surgical exposure of anatomic structures that, when injured, may pose a threat to life or limb. Key areas of exposure are neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis, and upper and lower extremities.
ATCN (Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses)
The ATCN course is an advanced course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient. The ATCN course is taught concurrently with ATLS.
ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification and Recertification)
The ATLS® program provides a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient. Participants learn how to assess a patient’s condition, resuscitate and stabilize the patient, and determine if the patient’s needs exceed a facility’s capacity.
ATOM (Advanced Trauma Operative Management)
The ATOM® course is an effective method of increasing surgical competence and confidence in the operative management of penetrating injuries to the chest and abdomen.
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