AHLS – Advanced Hazmat Life Support
The Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Provider program is a 16 hour, two-day course that gives health professionals a timely and effective response strategy in the medical management of hazmat incidents. Participants will receive a four-year verification status upon successful completion of the course.
This course covers a vast array of hazardous materials, including pesticides, corrosives, toxic inhalants and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents. All healthcare professionals including Physicians, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Paramedics, Pharmacists, toxicologists can attend the course.
The AHLS Provider course trains the participant to:
- Rapidly assess hazmat patients
- Recognize toxic syndromes (toxidromes)
- Apply the poisoning treatment paradigm
- Identify and administer specific antidotes