Advanced Trauma Life Support

•    The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Provider Course was held on 2 – April 2011 followed by the Instructor Course on 5 – 6 April 2011.  This course was done with the collaboration from the Saudi chapter for ATLS, Al-Fujairah ATLS Center, and the Royal College of Surgeons, USA. The ATLS course director is Dr. Abdullah Al Harthy, trauma surgeon, SQUH. The said course has combined lectures and practical experience to teach participants to establish, prioritize and stabilize the critically injured patient and this was accredited by the American College of Surgeons.