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Program Description: This two-day course is the most comprehensive training program to provide the critical skills needed to treat victims exposed to toxic substances. Join other healthcare professionals to become an AHLS verified Provider to be ready to face the medical challenges of hazmat incidents, such as chemical spills or toxic terrorism. This course is sponsored by The University of Arizona College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, the Georgia Poison Center and by the Georgia Department of Human Resources.
Target Audience: The Advanced Hazmat Life Support training is intended for EMS, Emergency Medicine and other health professionals.
Prerequisites: Basic First Aid
Fees: There is a fee for all participants. Please contact us about costs and how to pay.
Upon completion of the AHLS course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate rapid assessment of hazmat patients
- Recognize toxic syndromes (toxidromes)
- Demonstrate ability to medically manage hazmat patients
- Apply the poisoning treatement paradigm
- Identify and administer specific antidotes
- Brent Morgan, MD
Continuing Education Credits:
College of Medicine: The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designated this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM (16.25 Provider Course and 6.5 Instructor Course). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
College of Pharmacy: The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists participating in the entire program and completing the post test will be awarded credit. No partial credit will be available.
AHLS Provider Course – ACPE Program Number: 0003-9999-15-044-L04-P (16 hours, knowledge-based activity)
AHLS Instructor Course – ACPE Program Number: 0003-9999-15-0045-L04-P (6 hours, knowledge-based activity)
CECBEMS: This continuing educational activity is approved by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medicine Services (CECBEMS)
CEH Type: 16.25 Advanced (Provider)
CEH Type: 6.5 Educator (Instructor)
CECBEMS represents only that its accredited programs have met CECBEMS’ standards for accreditation. These standards require sound educational offerings determined by a review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and program evaluation processes. CECBEMS does not endorse or support the actual teachings, opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization. CECBEMS accreditation does not represent that the content conforms to any national, state or local standard or best practice of any nature. No student shall have any cause of action against CECBEMS based on the accreditation of the material.
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