Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS)

Contact: Rose More
Phone: 315 464-4851
Email: alsctr@upstate.edu
Michael Holland, MD, FACOEM, FACMT, FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicologist,
Upstate NY Poison Center
Christine Stork-Medicis Pharm-D, DABAT
Clinical Director,
Upstate NY Poison Center
Associate Professor,
Emergency Medicine
Course Directors:

Course Dates: November 7-8, 2011

Register now on the AHLS Web site External link

Course Fee: $490.00 (See AHLS website for details)
Course Information: AHLS PDF document

Intended Audience

This course is a 16 hour, 2-day course designed for pre-hospital, EMS and other health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusions of these courses, each participant should be able to:

  • Demonstrate rapid assessment of hazmat patients
  • Recognize toxic syndromes (toxidromes)
  • Demonstrate ability to medically manage hazmat patients
  • Apply the poisoning treatment paradigm
  • Identify and administer specific antidotes

Sponsors

Sponsored by the Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Upstate New York Poison Center, SUNY Upstate Medical University. Co-sponsored by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Center and the American Academy of Toxicology.