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Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS)

Life Support Classes
Contact: Rose More or Stan Goettel
Phone: 315 464-4851

October 17-18, 2024
Upstate Medical University
Department of Emergency Medicine
550 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Christine Stork-Medicis, PHARMD, DABAT, FAACT
Christine Stork-Medicis, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Course Director
Michael Hodgeman MD
Michael Hodgeman, MD
Course Director

Intended Audience

This course is a 16 hour, 2-day course designed for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Toxicologists, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Military Personnel and Other Healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusions of these courses, each participant should be able to:

  • Demonstrate rapid assessment of hazmat patients
  • Recognize toxic syndromes (toxidromes)
  • Demonstrate ability to medically manage hazmat patients
  • Apply the poisoning treatment paradigm
  • Identify and administer specific antidotes


AHLS Registration Flyer


Additional information is available at the AHLS course website.



Sponsored by the Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Upstate New York Poison Center, SUNY Upstate Medical University. Co-sponsored by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Center and the American Academy of Toxicology.