All registration is now completed online at:
Registration fees for 2-Day Student Course:
Auditor (Non-physician) $ 160.00
Registration fees for Half-Day Student Refresher Course:
Registration fees for 1 ½-Day Day Instructor Course:
On-line registration is limited for each course. Please register
Continental breakfast is provided on site. Lunch is provided
Instructor Course only.
Course textbook, directions and syllabus will be mailed follow-
manual that must be returned at the end of the class. Audi-
tors who fail to return the loaner manual will incur a $75 text
fee. Auditors may also purchase their manual.
Fee must be paid in full before course material is mailed to
Students must complete the on-line pre-test prior to the
dates pre-test instructions approximately 30 days prior to
The American College of Surgeons ATLS Program complies
who needs an accommodation under the ADA should contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within 30 days of course start date: $100 cancellation fee
subtracted from refund.
Within 10 business days of course start date: no refund or
Refunds are not provided to students who fail to show for the
Refunds are not provided to students who fail to achieve a
Course transfers will be considered when requested 30 days
For More Information Contact COTS at:
Assess the patient’s condition rapidly and accurately.
Resuscitate and stabilize the patient according to priority.
Determine if the patient’s needs exceed facility’s capabili-
Arrange appropriately for the patient’s definitive care.
Ensure that optimum care is provided.
The cost of injury is excessive in
The Central Ohio Trauma System’s (COTS) mission is to
improve patient outcomes by providing the forum where
independent health care systems and community partners
can come together to improve trauma and other time criti-
cal diagnoses care within the Central Ohio region. COTS
coordinates health care services in times of disasters and
optimizes the delivery of educational services for its mem-
This course is approved by the Ohio Committee on Trauma.
Initial Assessment and Management
Initial Assessment Demonstration
Airway and Ventilatory Management
Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma
Injury Due to Burn and Cold
Pediatric and Elderly Trauma
Trauma in Women/Domestic Violence
Surgical and Practical Skill Stations
-Spinal Injury Management
Initial Assessment Evaluation
*Course content may change to reflect the most current ATLS
requirements as determined by The American College of Surgeons.
The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physi-
cians. The Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS) is
a CME program developed by the American College of Sur-
geons Committee on Trauma. The ATLS course is designed
for the physician who first at-tends to the injured patients
and has the greatest opportunity to impact outcome.
2-Day Student Course: The ATLS 2-Day Student Course
teaches medical core content in an interactive format. The
student participates in hands-on skills sessions in simulat-
ed trauma settings, triage scenarios and written and practi-
cal tests. ATLS status is valid 4 years from the course date.
The American College of Surgeons designates this live
activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA
PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 17
credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.
fresher Course provides physicians the opportunity to main-
tain their current provider status. The 1/2-day course pro-
vides content overview, triage scenarios with written and
practical tests. Verification is valid 4 years from the course
date. Registrants must hold a current ATLS Provider card.
While ATLS provides a 6-month window in which to re-verify
by the 1/2-day Refresher Course, this window does not
extend the expiration date. The American College of Sur-
geons designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA
PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of their participation
in the activity.
1 ½-Day Day Instructor Course: The ATLS Instructor Course
is open to those Student Course and Student Refresher
participants who have been identified as having instructor
potential. Within a specified time frame, the potential eligi-
ble instructor will be taught how to teach the ATLS Student
Course. The American College of Surgeons designates this
live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commen-
surate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Courses are held at the
Central Ohio Trauma System Training Center
1390 Dublin Road
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Free onsite parking
2-Day Student Courses
All Classes are Full Day
May 25-26, 2016
June 29-30, 2016
July 14-15, 2016
July 28-29, 2016
August 11-12, 2016
September 23-24, 2016
October 7-8, 2016
December 1-2, 2016
*classes reserved for 1st
year resident physicians
1/2–Day Student Refresher
January 22, 2016
February 20, 2016
April 16, 2016
May 6, 2016
June 24, 2016
August 20, 2016
September 30, 2016
October 28, 2016
November 12, 2016
December 16, 2016
ATLS Instructor Courses: limited to students receiving
dent Refresher Course.
February 26-27, 2016
October 14-15, 2016