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  • ITLS 9th Edition Provider Manual Is Here!

    Be the first to get the 9th Edition!

    ITLS is proud to announce the 9th edition ITLS for Emergency Care Providers textbook is in stock and shipping now.


  • 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.

  • Tony Connelly Elected Chair of Board of Directors

    Congratulations to Tony Connelly, EMT-P, BHSc, PGCEd., of Alberta, Canada, who was elected chair of the ITLS Board of Directors on November 17. The election was decided by the Board of Directors members at their meeting in Las Vegas in conjunction with ITLS’ International Trauma Conference.

  • 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!

  • National EMS Quality Alliance Releases Revised Measures

    NEMSQA is excited to announce the release of revised EMS Compass Measures.  The updated NEMSQA web site describes the measures in detail and includes a technical information package necessary for quality, research, and IT professionals to extract data and implement measure utilization.

  • 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.

  • ITLS Duty to Respond Is Here!

    Announcing the publication of ITLS Duty to Respond (DTR)! The 1-day practical trauma management course is designed for first responders who have a duty to respond to emergencies. The course focuses on initial patient evaluation and critical interventions required until the next level of care arrives. The DTR Field Guide is $20 and now available in the ITLS Bookstore online.

  • 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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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