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Upcoming Educational Events
2015 EMS Evolution
- Aug 3-5, Montgomery, TX
TETAF Injury Prevention Symposium (TIPS)
- Aug 17, Austin
- Aug 19, Austin
Pediatric Care After Resuscitation
Sept. 2-3, San Antonio
Sharper Coding for Trauma with ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
Sept. 9-10, McAllen
EMS World Expo
- Sept. 15-19, Las Vegas
JPS Health Network Fifth Annual Trauma Symposium - Oct 16, Fort Worth (Save the Date)
STEMI Conference 2015
- Oct. 29-30, Dallas
TETAF August General Meeting
Tuesday, August 18
5901 N I-35 Frontage Rd
Click here to view current and past GETAC webcasts
Drug shortage Powerpoint
Welcome to the Texas EMS Trauma & Acute Care Foundation Website. The Texas EMS, Trauma & Acute Care Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was created to further develop the Texas EMS, trauma and acute care systems. TETAFís mission is to minimize the human suffering and economic cost created by health related emergencies, traumatic injuries and crisis events in Texas.
TETAF to Offer Trauma and Injury Prevention Symposium Course
TETAF will again offer a Trauma and Injury Prevention Symposium (TIPS) on Aug 17 in Austin. This one-day seminar is designed for physicians, nurses, injury prevention coordinators, registrars and other personnel working in the field of injury prevention. The sessions and speakers will provide valuable information to help all levels of designated trauma centers implement a coordinated, multidisciplinary evidence-based approach to injury prevention or enhance existing programs. Registration
is now open.
TETAF Releases Trauma Survey Process FAQ
TETAF has recently released a new document providing information and answering questions about the TETAF survey process
to help hospitals and Trauma Program Managers. Click here
to access this helpful FAQ document.
DSHS Approved Medical Directors' Course FREE Through Aug. 31
A DSHS approved Medical Director's Course is available
for free online
for a limited time. From now through Aug. 31, all medical directors and interested EMS providers qualify for this complimentary course.
Just Drive Social Media Campaign
TETAF has launched a social media campaign as part of the Just Drive injury prevention initiative. Like us on Facebook at: Just Drive TETAF and follow us on Twitter: @JustDrive_TETAF. Check out the social media guide
to learn how you can help spread the work via social media. Read more about the campaign and how to get involved and access campaign materials.
Need Stroke CE?
TETAFís Acute Care Division
provides information about online and in-person continuing education related to stroke care.
TETAFís Trauma Division
has posted links to the Society of Trauma Nursesí trauma lectures
. Files including presentations, self-assessment tests and answer keys and references in four areas: general concepts, clinical concepts, single systems and unique populations.
TETAF Agenda - July 1, 2015
TETAF Agenda - June 3, 2015
TETAF Agenda - May 13, 2015
TETAF Agenda - April 1, 2015
TETAF Agenda - March 4, 2015
TETAF Agenda - February 18, 2015
TETAF Agenda - February 4, 2015
TETAF Agenda - January 7, 2015
Day at the Capitol Agenda
TETAF Minutes - June 3, 2015
TETAF Minutes - May 13, 2015
TETAF Minutes - April 1, 2015
TETAF Minutes - March 4, 2015
TETAF Minutes - February 18, 2015
TETAF Minutes - February 4, 2015
TETAF Minutes - January 7, 2015
TETAF Update - July 2015
TETAF Update - June 2015
TETAF Update - May 2015
TETAF Update - April 2015
TETAF Update - March 2015
TETAF Update - February 2015
TETAF Update - January 2015
TETAF Legislative Report of the 84th Session
2015 Public Policy Priorities
2015 RAC Funding Fact Sheet
TETAF Letter to Sunset
PAC Use of RACs