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Trauma care continuing medical education training is often available at the State and Regional EMS Symposia.
Trauma Services System in Alaska
Continuing education training in trauma care for healthcare providers is an important component of a Trauma System.
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Courses are offered periodically throughout the year in Anchorage at the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) and occasionally in other areas of the state. For more information on the ATLS courses at ANMC, contact Mary Leemhuis, RN at (907) 729-2729. In addition, Providence Alaska Medical Center is providing ATLS courses.
- Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) Courses are offered periodically through the EMS Regional offices. Contact the nearest office for more information.
- Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) are other courses available around the state. For more information contact Mary Thompson at Providence Alaska Medical Center. For TNCC only contact Mary Leemhuis, RN.
- Trauma care continuing medical education training is often available at the State and Regional EMS Symposia.