Trauma Services System in Alaska
education training in trauma care for healthcare providers is an
important component of a Trauma-EMS System.
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.
Trauma Life Support (BTLS) Courses are offered periodically through
the EMS Regional offices. Contact the nearest
office for more information.
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.
care continuing medical education training is often available at
the State and Regional EMS Symposia.