Advanced HAZMAT Life Support Courses


2024 Course Dates



May 1-2 (Provider); May 3 (Instructor), 2024 (Virtual/In-Person)

Aug 7-8 (Provider); Aug 9 (Instructor), 2024 (Virtual/In-Person)

Oct 23-24 (Provider); Oct 25 (Instructor), 2024 (Virtual/In-Person)


Course Faculty 

Jay L. Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Sophia Sheikh, M.D., FACEP, ACMT
Dawn R. Sollee, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Joseph Spillane, PharmD, DABAT
Mark Schreiber, PharmD, DABAT
Reeves Simmons, PharmD
Hayley Gartner, PharmD

Course Location
UFHealth Jacksonville
University of Florida Health Science Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Hotels

Hampton Inn


1331 Prudential Drive


DoubleTree by Hilton


1201 Riverplace Blvd

Omni Hotel


245 Water Street

Hyatt Regency
225 East Coast Line Dr

Additional Hotels/Lodging Map



The Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Provider program is a 16 hour, 2-day course which trains the Participant to:  



655 West 8th Street, Box C-23

 Jacksonville, FL 32209 

(904) 244-4465 or 

Fax (904) 244-4063


Nicole Nichols, Administrative/Fiscal Assistant II



  • Provide rapid assessment of hazmat patients
  • Recognize toxic syndromes (toxidromes)
  • Provide medical management for hazmat patients
  • Apply the poisoning treatment paradigm
  • Administer specific antidotes

The AHLS Instructor Program is a 4-hour, 1-day course that trains participants to demonstrate AHLS principles and adult education theory. AHLS instructors can then bring AHLS curriculum to their own area. If you are interested in holding an AHLS program in your area, please contact AHLS International Headquarters for more information.

The AHLS Provider course has received approval from the Office of Domestic Preparedness. ODP training funds can now be used to attend an AHLS Provider course. Check with your state Homeland Security Director for funding. 


Virtual Requirements:

All Meetings will be hosted via Zoom, links will be sent to you in advance.

- A working webcam
- Microphone (if not a part of your webcam)
- Stable Internet Connection (as you will be connected for classroom session all day)

If you are unable to acquire all three, you will not be accepted into this class.

Last updated: 11/08/2023