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  • ITLS 9th Edition Instructor Update Released

    Update your Instructor status and get started teaching from the 9th Edition! The 9th Edition Instructor Update is available now online and takes just 1 hour to complete. Cost is $35 for all instructors.


  • ITLS Duty to Respond Course Orientation for Instructors Now Available

    The course orientation video for ITLS Duty to Respond instructors is now available free of charge! Take the next step and start teaching this 1-day practical trauma management course designed for first responders who have a duty to respond to emergencies.

  • ITLS Mourns Loss of Past Board Chair Walter Bradley

    It is with great sadness that ITLS announces that past ITLS Board member Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP, passed away at his home on February 9. Walter served as Chair of the ITLS Board of Directors for 4 years. Obituary and arrangements are included at the link.

  • ITLS Announces Rapid Renewal Provider Update

    The Rapid Renewal Provider Update is here! This blended-learning program combines an online component with the Written Exam and Patient Assessment Practical Exam in the classroom setting to allow you to quickly, easily and effectively renew your ITLS Provider certification.

  • Updated Current Thinking Position Paper on TXA Just Published

    The ITLS Editorial Board has just published an update to its “Current Thinking” position paper on the role of TXA for traumatic hemorrhage. View the paper for the latest thinking on trauma patient management on this topic.

  • Congratulations to 2019 Trauma Competition Winners!

    Congratulations to the team from North East Ambulance Service, United Kingdom, for their first-ever win at the Trauma Competition! The team from Berkeley County West Virginia took 2nd place, and Toronto Paramedic Services was awarded 3rd place. More photos from the Competition will be published shortly!

  • ITLS Case-Based Learning Scenarios Released

    A new resource is available for ITLS instructors: the Case-Based Learning Scenarios and Scenario Evaluation Rubric. This release includes the first two sets of teaching scenarios. The scenario format has been designed specifically to enhance instructors’ efficiency and effectiveness when teaching.


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ITLS Has Partnered with AmazonSmile!

Shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to ITLS. To get started and designate ITLS as your charitable organization, visit: Select Basic Trauma Life Support International Inc. as the organization you would like donations to go to. That’s it! Support us every time you shop on Amazon --  be sure to use the link ITLS will receive donations for every purchase you make using this link.  

Save the Date for 2019 International Trauma Conference!

Save the date and plan to join us November 13 – 16, 2019 at the Tropicana Las Vegas for the 2019 International Trauma Conference. Now accepting applications for Trauma Competition Teams and Research Showcase Abstract presentations. Find out more