Nominations Now Accepted to Serve on the TETAF Board of Directors

The TETAF Governance Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2023 TETAF Board of Directors. Members of the TETAF Board of Directors serve a three-year term. Every effort shall be made to recruit and nominate individuals who will result in a multi-disciplinary board with diversity of geography and experience. TETAF’s mission is to strengthen regional health care delivery…

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TETAF is Hiring

TETAF is hiring to fill two positions vacated by retirements. Trauma and Stroke Services Director Position Summary Under the direction of the TETAF CEO, the trauma and stroke services director will support TETAF’s Survey Service Line Division in the further development and maintenance of the trauma and stroke service lines. Working in conjunction with the…

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Brenda Putz to Retire from TETAF/Texas Perinatal Services

After 14 years with the Texas EMS, Trauma & Acute Care Foundation (TETAF), Brenda Putz is retiring from her role as vice president of operations. Brenda has been with TETAF since its beginning. Her last day with TETAF will be August 31, 2022. Brenda brings strength, expertise, and dedication to our organization that has been…

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Best Practices Guidelines for Spine Injury Now Available

The new American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) guidelines provide a practical guide for the evaluation and management of an adult patient with a spinal injury, including both spinal column fracture and spinal cord injury (SCI). These guidelines are an indispensable resource for trauma centers in developing and updating protocols for the management of patients with spine…

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TETAF Provides Education During the Texas Trauma Coordinators Forum Meeting

The Texas Trauma Coordinators Forum (TTCF) held its General Assembly meeting on February 8 in Austin. During the meeting, TETAF Board of Directors member, Rhonda Manor-Coombes, BSN, RN, TCRN, provided a presentation to members as the director-at-large for TTCF. TETAF trauma surveyor, Terri Rowden, BSN, RN, TCRN, provided a CEU opportunity with the TETAF Trauma…

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