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Rural health care providers face inadequate resources in the emergency department to deal with the wide range of clinical problems they were seeing.

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Comprehensive Advanced Life Support

Rural health care providers face inadequate resources in the emergency department to deal with the wide range of clinical problems they were seeing. In response, a group of concerned doctors and nurses developed a comprehensive advanced life support curriculum that has today evolved into the CALS Program.

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Provider Course

This course provides CALS core curriculum and serves as the foundation for all of its learning opportunities.

Trauma Module

Designed to provide medical teams the opportunity to learn and practice infrequently used life-saving skills.


Designed for nurses and other health care personnel that provide care for the obstetrical and neonatal patient.

CALS Essential

A customized, team-based educational course uniquely suited for resource-constrained environments outside of the United States.

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