International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Instructor Course

Instructor courses prepare EMS professionals to teach ITLS courses. To participate, potential instructors must successfully complete the course they want to teach, demonstrate instructor potential, and meet local chapter requirements.


ITLS international’s policies regarding how to achieve instructor status are:

  • Obtain at least 86% on written test in a provider course
  • Obtain an excellent on the practical test in a provider course
  • Be recommended to take an instructor course by an affiliate faculty


If these items are accomplished, the following must be satisfied:

  • Attend an ITLS instructor course
  • Be monitored in a skills station, testing station, and giving a lecture resulting in a “favorable evaluation”


Course Costs and Materials Included: