Welcome to CALS!
CALS (Comprehensive Advanced Life Support) is an educational program designed specifically for the emergency medical training needs of rural healthcare teams. CALS combines the concepts contained in many of the other advanced life support courses, providing a customizable, team-based training program uniquely suited for resource-constrained environments.
CALS grew out of a need in rural Minnesota for knowledge and hands-on skills training in emergency medicine. Rural health care providers across the state faced 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.
4th CALS Conference on Rural Emergency Care — September 29, 2017
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I don’t remember when we’ve had such an enlightening, excellently planned learning session. We all came away knowing that more lives would be saved because of what you presented to us in this lab. Thank you so much for the fabulous experience!
When asked about the most valuable part of the CALS course, Robin Daley, Buffalo-Harper County Hospital, Buffalo OK replied . . . “That’s like asking which chocolate chip was the best part of the cookie!! It was all ALL excellent!! This cookie was loaded with goodies! 5 STARS!”Robin Daley
I believe this class makes a difference in practice and outcomes for rural patients!Amanda Beer
One of the best advanced life support classes I have taken. Will recommend this course to all my Friends!Melissa Magstadt, Castlewood, SD
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