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Anthony Connelly Elected Chair of the Board of Directors

Anthony Connelly, EMT-P, BHSc, PGCEd., was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) on November 17. The election was decided by the Board of Directors members at their meeting in Las Vegas in conjunction with ITLS’ International Trauma Conference. Connelly has served on the ITLS Board of Directors since […]

National EMS Quality Alliance Releases Revised EMS Compass Measures for Implementation

The National EMS Quality Alliance (NEMSQA) is excited to announce the release of revised EMS Compass Measures.   The updated NEMSQA web site describes the measures in detail and includes a technical information package necessary for quality, research, and IT professionals to extract data and implement measure utilization.  Each measure is presented with a narrative, which […]

New Position Paper with Airway Algorithm for Trauma Just Published

Review the latest resource from the ITLS Editorial Board!   The ITLS Editorial Board has just released in September 2019 a new position papers of use and interest to ITLS instructors, course coordinators, and students. DOWNLOAD: Airway Algorithm for Trauma Additional new topics will be published this fall to coincide with the release of the […]

ITLS Committee Cycle 2019-2020 Application Now Open

Are you interested in getting more involved with ITLS? Apply to serve on a committee! Committee applications are due September 27. 2019. You will receive notification of committee appointments no later than October 18, 2019. You will be asked to rank your top 3 committee choices. All committee appointments will be for a 2-year term. […]

Call for Nominations for ITLS Board of Directors

Three members will be elected to the ITLS Board of Directors by the ITLS delegates during the 2019 Business Session at the annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you would like to contribute to the success of ITLS, or know of a colleague who would make an excellent Board member, now is the time […]

ITLS Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

ITLS will honor members who have made exemplary contributions to the organization, its chapters and trauma education. Each year, ITLS acknowledges its finest medical directors, coordinators, and instructors based on nominations from its chapters and training centres. Help us recognize deserving individuals! We invite your nominations for the following: ITLS Ambassador John Campbell Medical Director […]

ITLS Case-Based Learning Recorded Webinar Now Available

In May and June, ITLS presented two live webinars to discuss orientation and use of the new Case-Based Learning scenarios and Scenario Evaluation Rubric just released. A recorded version of the webinar content is now available for all who were unable to attend one of the live sessions. The webinar reviews the process and steps […]

Announcing the Release of the ITLS Case-Based Learning Scenarios!

ITLS is proud to present a new resource for instructors: the Case-Based Learning Scenarios and Scenario Evaluation Rubric. This release includes an overview of ITLS Case-Based Learning (CBL), a detailed description of the new CBL scenario format, the first two sets of teaching scenarios, and the new Scenario Evaluation Scoring Rubric. The scenario format has […]

New Position Papers on C-Collars, Damage Control Resuscitation Just Published

Review the latest resources from the ITLS Editorial Board!   The ITLS Editorial Board has just released two new position papers of use and interest to ITLS instructors, course coordinators, and students. DOWNLOAD: The Use of Cervical Collars in Spinal Motion Restriction Damage Control Resuscitation and the Management of Severe Hemorrhage/Shock in the Prehospital Setting […]

Drivers Are More Likely to be Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles: New Survey from NSC and ERSI

During Distracted Driving Awareness Month, National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute find far too many drivers post to social media and take photos or videos when emergency personnel are responding to an incident MIAMI – According to a survey released today by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, 71 […]

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