American College of Surgeons Trauma Education Programs

December 7, 2023 & January 30, 2024

Two ATLS Refresher Courses will be offered in Calgary. Many medical staff are familiar with the American College of Surgeons Advanced Trauma Life Support course, having taken it as a resident or later as a requirement for staff appointment.

This course is designed for doctors and advanced practice clinicians (nurse practitioner and physician assistant). It is updated every four years and includes evidence based improvements in the initial care over the first hour of trauma care, transfer of care, team building, and triage. The course is accredited as CME by the American College of Surgeons.

  • Time:
    • December 7 - 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • January 30 - 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine Simulation Centre
  • Cost: $800 (includes refreshments and lunch)

For more information or to register, please contact Sandra Dowkes, Administrative Coordinator at

Who should consider this Refresher ATLS Course?

If you are near the four-year expiry time from your last course or are a few months past your expiry date, this is a fast, easy, less expensive course to update your ATLS certification. 

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