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What is AMLS?
Topic Outline
Attendees
Faculty
Continuing Education Hours
Registration
Tuition
Book
Cancellations/Refunds
Lodging Information
Course Information
What is AMLS?
Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) is a new program developed and sponsored by the National Association of EMT (NAEMT). AMLS offers an advanced level and practical approach to addressing adult medical emergencies. The curriculum has been reviewed by the National Association of EMS Physicians and NAEMT. Each segment of the course and textbook moves from assessment procedures to field diagnosis and management of treatable causes, by offering realistic methods practiced by experienced pre-hospital emergency medical providers.

Topic Outline
The AMLS course covers didactic and practical information during the two day course. It concentrates on the following topics:
  • assessment
  • airway management
  • oxygenation and ventilation
  • venous access
  • medication administration
  • shock
  • dyspnea
  • chest pain
  • altered neurological status
  • acute abdominal pain
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • seizures
  • syncope
  • headache
  • nausea and vomiting

Attendees
The Advanced Medical Life Support Program is open to all providers. ALS providers can earn a certificate of completion. BLS providers will receive CEUs.

Faculty
All instructors are approved by the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Department of Emergency Health Services.

Continuing Education Hours
This continuing education activity is approved by UMBC, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) for 16 CEUs.

Registration
Early registration is encouraged to ensure space availability. Class size is limited to 30 students.

Tuition
Tuition for the course is $175.00 per person.

Book
The Advanced Medical Life Support textbook, published by Brady is required. The textbook is encluded with the tuition. There is no tuition reduction for those who already own or are borrowing a book from another source.

Cancellations/Refunds
All cancellations and request for refunds must be made in writing at least two weeks prior to the course start date. A $45.00 withdrawal fee will be charged. All tuition will be forfeited after that date.

A $45.00 fee will be charged for any returned check.

UMBC reserves the right to cancel any course due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of cancellation tuition will be refunded or transferred to another course date at UMBC's expense.


Lodging Information
A wide variety of hotels are located near Baltimore-Washington International Airport and are convenient to the UMBC campus. Several hotels in the area offer weekly rates. Check out our web site for a current listing of hotels in the area.

Course Information
If you would like information concerning other schedule courses we offer through our department or if you would like to sponsor a course at your location, please contact:

Attention: Sandra Hubbard, Administrator
Professional and Continuing Education
Department of Emergency Health Services
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21250

(410) 455-6241
(410) 455-6713 (fax - for information only)
(410) 455-1344 (fax - all registrations) 



 
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