Trauma & Emergency Healthcare Education

Educational Opportunities

Providing Training and Continuing Education to Texas First Responders and Healthcare Professionals

Achieving excellence in the delivery of trauma, emergency and neonatal patient care is an ongoing goal for TETAF. Therefore, we offer a number of educational opportunities throughout the year, including Hospital Data Management; EMS Data Management; regional cardiac, stroke and trauma seminars; and a Trauma Injury Prevention Symposium (TIPS).

TETAF is an approved provider of continuing nursing education and an approved provider of continuing education for emergency medical services providers.

Registration details will be available here as courses are scheduled. We would also love to work with you to bring our educational courses to your area of the state. For more information contact Brenda Putz, TETAF Vice President of Operations.

Continuing TETAF's commitment to the Stop the Bleed campaign, we will continue to offer BCon (bleeding control) courses throughout the year. This course has been developed for direct training for immediate responders (lay personnel) and professional first responders in external hemorrhage control in response to a call from the Hartford Consensus for direct training.

Brenda Putz

Brenda Putz

Vice President of Operations

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Hospital Data Management Course

This course is designed to improve the skill sets of the data entry specialist specific to data input, data abstraction and statistical reporting, which are used to improve the state’s emergency care system.

The most recent course was held in February 2019. Watch this page for the next upcoming 2019 class.

EMS Data Management Course

The TETAF EMS data management course focuses on the National Emergency Medical Services Information System and the data dictionary. This course is designed for physicians, nurses, EMTs and paramedics responsible for, or with an interest in, submitting data to the Texas EMS Trauma Registry. Contact TETAF to schedule this course in your region.

Regional Education in Collaboration with RACs

TETAF also works with RACs to provide regional education on topics including trauma, stroke, cardiac and perinatal. Contact TETAF for more information on courses tailored to your region.