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Emergency Neurological Life Support




Welcome to the Neurocritical Care Society's Emergency Neurological Life Support Course! This course is comprised of 14 protocols and reference topics. Each protocol was designed and written by neurointensivists and emergency medicine physicians. These protocols are designed to provide the same advice an expert in neurocritical care would provide if you called the physician for a consult and asked, “what should I do in the first hour to best help this patient and hand them off to you?”. This online course will give you the relevant background to these protocols so you feel more comfortable using them in practice.

Course structure
ENLS is comprised of 14 modules:
  • Approach to the Comatose Patient
  • Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
  • Airway, Ventilation and Sedation
  • Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest
  • Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis
  • Pharmacotherapy

Each module includes the following:
  • Learning Objectives and Protocol Summary: broad overview of the topic, with algorithm and checklists
  • Manuscript: research-based, published article of the topic
  • Lecture Slides 
  • Lecture Slides - with audio
  • Certification Quiz: multiple attempts allowed, as well as re-takes after passing
Students will have unlimited access to these materials during the 24-month enrollment period.


ENLS Pricing

  • Groups of 25 or more total participants, or 5 or more residents/students/fellows, qualify for a 50% discount. 

Click here to access ENLS Certification

Click here to access ENLS Recertification 

Click here to access the ENLS Live Lecture Series

Click here to access ENLS Train the Trainer