“NAEMT’s 2-Day Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma. The Committee provides the medical direction and content oversight for the PHTLS program.” — NAEMT.org
CTTCI also offers a hybrid PHTLS course! All of the didactic material is completed online at your convenience (your access code will be sent to you as soon as payment is received). The class day is dedicated to answering your specific questions and hands-on skills.
Both courses are appropriate for all levels of EMS providers. The certification is good for 4 years from the date of successful completion.
Current valid license/certification as an EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, RN, PA and/or Physician.
Dates & Times
Sat & Sun March 23, 24 2019
Sat & Sun June 13, 14 2019
One Day Recert – May 18, 2019 9am-5pm Cost $150
Connecticut Training and Consulting Institute
1116 Portland-Cobalt Rd (Rt. 66), Portland CT 06480
Includes all materials and text book.
Payment must be received seven (7) days prior to class to ensure you receive your book/material with sufficent time to complete any required course work.
Bob Ziegler – EMS Instructor for CTTCI, Bob has over 38 years of active EMS as well as Fire Service experience in addition to administrative, supervisory and management experience on Regional, County and Statewide levels. Mr. Ziegler has been a certified as an EMS Instructor for 29 years and a Licensed Paramedic for 28 years, both within the State of CT. Mr. Ziegler is also a certified EVOC Instructor, State Certified Fire Service Instructor 1, Safety Officer and Fire Officer 1, is an American Heart Assoc. CPR Instructor Trainer and Regional Faculty as well as an OSHA Certified Instructor and is also POST Credentialed.
Throughout the course, CTTCI will also have multiple other CT State Certified EMS Instructors provide both lectures and assistance with skills sessions.
Bill McGovern – EMS Instructor for CTTCI, has been involved in public safety since 1984. Starting as a volunteer firefighter in Town of Wallingford he began his EMS career as an EMT class in 1984, later achieving his AEMT in 1988 followed by his Paramedic and his EMS Instructor in 1990 through the New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program. He later obtained his Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Paramedic through UMBC offering at New Haven Sponsor Hospital in 2011
Bill has 32 years of wide-ranging commercial EMS experience with Hunter’s Ambulance rising through the ranks from field provider to Quality Assurance/Training to Field supervisor and later Director of Operations.
Mark Greczkowski – EMS Instructor for CTTCI, his career spans over 30 years of patient care in Emergency Medicine and Fire. Mark has held positions ranging from community volunteer to career Paramedic Firefighter, and commercial ambulance Senior Manager and Preceptor Paramedic. He is a State of Connecticut Emergency Medical Instructor, as well as the American Heart Association, NAEMT, and maintains a variety of additional state and federally recognized certifications related to both emergency medicine and fire instruction.
Caesar Rondina – EMS Instructor for CTTCI, started as a EMS volunteer in 1979 and has 40 years of EMS experience and has been a State of CT Licensed paramedic for 30 years as well as holding a Specialty Care Transport certification. Caesar served as a volunteer firefighter until becoming career firefighter for the City of West Haven, while working part time as a paramedic for American Medical Response. Upon his retirement from the fire service, Caesar accepted a position as a road supervisor for AMR. Two years later, he advanced to the position of Clinical Education Specialist. Caesar Rondina worked for AMR for 28 years before coming on board with Connecticut Training and Consulting Institute.
Caesar also holds teaching certifications in CPR, ACLS, PALS, EPC, GEMS, PHTLS, TECC, and TCCC and is a CT Affiliated Faculty representative for the NAEMT. Caesar also holds teaching credentials for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and Radio Telecommunications.