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  • Safe learning environment
    Simple/ effective/ methodical interventions (assessment and treatment)
  • Great interactive coursePlenty of time for questions and skill stations
  • Never felt uneasy
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ITLS – International Trauma Life Support

2024 Course Dates Available Now

A limited number of courses are now available – more courses will be added during the year when possible

ITLS Course Dates – 2024

StateCourse DatesLocationStatus
SA24th - 25th February Adelaide/Stirling
NSW4th - 5th May Nepean
NT22th - 23th JuneDarwin
WA14th - 15th September Perth
VIC9th - 10th NovemberMelbourne
NZ23th - 24th NovemberInvercargill
QLD9th - 10th MarchPrincess Alexandra Hospital
QLD20 & 21 April Townsville General Hospital

International Trauma Life Support 9th Edition

The Australian College of Emergency Nursing Ltd. is pleased to offer the International Trauma Life Support Course (ITLS) throughout Australia and New Zealand.

This 20 hour internationally recognised course gives you the knowledge and hands on skills to take better care of trauma patients. The program utilizes many case-based scenarios as a teaching methodology. 

ITLS is a comprehensive course for doctors, registered nurses, enrolled nurses, pre-hospital care providers and paramedical personnel, which emphasises a team approach and recognises the value of your role.  The ITLS framework for rapid assessment and effective trauma care is a global standard that works in any situation.

Course Content

Hands on skill stations include:

  • Basic and advanced airway
  • Chest decompression and fluid resuscitation
  • Spine management – rapid extrication, short and long back board, helmet management and log roll
  • Traction splints
  • Patient assessment & management

Course Material

Once your enrolment is confirmed, your ITLS Provider Manual will be mailed. It reinforces and supplements lectures and psychomotor skills content. The comprehensive manual, and pre-test provides information regarding essential course concepts and should be thoroughly reviewed before the course.

The Australian College of Emergency Nursing Ltd. will award 20 in-service hours to participants who attend the entire course regardless of their performance during testing


Participant Course Fee: $600.00 GST Inclusive


$550.00 financial member of ACEN GST Inclusive.

Completed applications & payment to be forwarded 6 weeks prior to the course.


Australian College of Emergency Nursing Ltd.
5 Glenwood Drive
Glenwood NSW 2768
Phone: +61 02 9629 8688
Fax: +61 2 9629 8488

Refund Policy

  • Participants are not eligible for a refund once the manuals have been posted.
  • Participants are not eligible for a refund for failure to attend the nominated course.

Special circumstances and course transfer may be considered on application to the Executive Director and must be received in writing before the course date.

For more information, contact us

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