How Can You Enroll in an Advanced Trauma Life Support Class?

Physicians who want to enroll in an Advanced Trauma Life Support class may look up course information and location on the ATLS Course Lookup Screen on the American College of Surgeons website at Some medical schools and trauma committees also post course offerings and registration instructions on their websites.

To find and enroll in an ATLS class, navigate to and click Quality Programs on the top menu. Select Trauma on the drop-down menu and click Advanced Trauma Life Support. Click ATLS Course Search on the left sidebar menu. Click ATLS Course Search.

On the ATLS Course Lookup Screen, you may choose to find courses to be administered in a given year and month. Choose a course type to find beginner or refresher courses for students or instructors. If you leave the course location search boxes as is and click search, the tool displays all scheduled ATLS courses in accredited colleges, universities, hospitals and centers in the United States for the specified year.

Use the contact information provided on the page to inquire about registration and enrollment details on the accredited course location. You may visit the official website of the university, hospital or center to find up-to-date information about course registration requirements and schedules. The Maryland Committee on Trauma, for example, provides course dates for the whole calendar year on The committee also includes information about its ATLS programs and courses for both student and instructor beginner and refresher courses.