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TETAF Board Meeting

The next quarterly TETAF Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 beginning promptly at 5:00 p.m. Light appetizers will be served starting before the meeting at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin located at 3401 I-35, Austin, TX 78741.

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May is 30th Annual National Trauma Awareness Month

In 1988, Ronald Reagan recognized the need for trauma awareness and established May as the month for education and prevention activities. For the past 30 years, trauma leaders in Texas, and around the nation, have spearheaded efforts to educate the public, prevent traumatic injury and improve trauma care for all. Past campaigns have included: Stop…

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Submit Your Nominations for the Texas EMS Awards

The Department of State Health Services is currently accepting nominations for this year’s Texas EMS Awards, to be presented during the Texas EMS Conference in November. Nominations will be accepted until September 28, 2018. Award Categories 2018 EMS Educator Award honors a state-certified EMS instructor or course coordinator who advances EMS education in Texas through innovation, collaboration…

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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…

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Pediatric Inter-Facility Transfer Guidelines

The Pediatric Subcommittee of the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) has drafted a compilation of guidelines that hospitals may utilize as their own transfer guidelines in meeting state requirements for designation. The guidelines were developed in accordance with published standards across the nation at other trauma centers as well as publications from the…

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2016 TOPIC Courses Announced, Register Now

Six TOPIC courses around the state have recently been announced for 2016. The STN TOPIC course is taught to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the ongoing assessment, evaluation and improvement of trauma care. The Society of Trauma Nurses has developed the “Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course” in response to…

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