Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)

What is AMLS?

AMLS is NAEMTs Advanced Medical Life Support course which is the first EMS education program that fully addresses how to best assess and manage the most common medical crises in Patients, offering a “think out of the box” methodology. The course emphasizes the use of scene size-up and history. The course also encourages interactive group discussions on potential treatment strategies and physical exams to rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients medical crises. The course offers an intital assessment-based approach that progresses to a diagnostic-based approach to quickly develop the best treatment plan.

Who can do this course?

It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including :

  • EMTs
  • Paramedics
  • Nurses
  • & Physicians

What is the course content?

The course progresses through interactive/ case based lectures including topics along with teaching stations:

  • Altered mental status and neurologic disorders
  • Respiratory dysfunction
  • Shock
  • Chest discomfort
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Metabolic and environmental disorders
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Infectious diseases
  • Toxicologic emergencies
  • Hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction.

What is the course duration?

AMLS is a sixteen-hour, two-day program that consists of interactive lectures, teaching and evaluation stations

What are the international endorsements associated with the course?

AMLS is endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). It is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) and is recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT).

How long is the certification valid for?

Students who successfully complete the AMLS course will receive a certificate of completion that is valid for four years.