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Reminder: Conference Hotel Room Block Expires October 4

The conference room block at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk, site of the 2016 International Trauma Conference, expires Tuesday, October 4, 2016. If you have not yet made hotel accommodations, make sure to do so before October 4, 2016, to receive the discounted rate. Note that the conference hotel is expected to be sold out […]

ITLS Board of Directors Candidate Materials Available for 2016

At the 2016 International Trauma Conference in San Antonio, Texas, ITLS chapter delegates will elect three members to the organization’s Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee has slated four candidates to stand for election to the Board: Board Candidates: Tony Connelly, EMT-P, BHSc, PGCEd. Miles O. Darby, EMT-P Gianluca Ghiselli, MD Ron Kowalik, ACP Each […]

ITLS Mourns Loss of North Carolina Coordinator

The ITLS family mourns the loss of a dear friend, staunch supporter, and dedicated educator. Terry DeRhodes, longtime ITLS North Carolina coordinator, passed away Tuesday. Terry has been involved with ITLS/BTLS since 1988 and served as North Carolina Chapter Coordinator for more than 15 years. Terry never missed an International Trauma Conference, made ITLS friends […]

ITLS 2016-17 Committee Cycle Open for Applications

The ITLS Committee cycle is changing in 2016-17. Effective this year, Committee appointments will begin at the 2016 International Trauma Conference and conclude directly before the 2017 International Trauma Conference. Committee applications are due September 30, 2016. You will receive notification of committee appointments by October 17, 2016. Organizational meetings for the Committees will be […]

Announcing the ITLS Patient Assessment Video Contest

ITLS is calling upon its chapters and training centres to submit short videos of the ITLS patient assessment sequence. Bring together your best instructors or providers to demonstrate the assessment components in a fun, energetic, creative presentation. A great opportunity for EMS agencies or organizations to practice their skills and teamwork and represent their ITLS […]

Photo Galleries, Highlights from 2015 International Trauma Conference Posted

The 2015 International Trauma Conference, held November 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a success with one of the largest attendance counts in conference history. More than 300 trauma care and EMS professionals from 20 countries worldwide attended. Read highlights and see photos from the conference Find out about 2016 International Trauma Conference in San […]

Introducing the New ITLS Instructor Course: A Blended-Learning Approach

ITLS is proud to introduce the all-new ITLS Instructor Course, a Blended-Learning Approach. This course combines an online component with a classroom component in a program designed to better prepare instructors with the skills and knowledge to deliver ITLS training more effectively to a global audience. To register and purchase the Online Component, eligible instructor […]

Niagara EMS Takes 2015 Trauma Competition Title

Seven teams competed in the annual ITLS Trauma Competition at the 2015 International Trauma Conference, using the ITLS assessment to triage and treat trauma patients in three creative and challenging simulated scenarios. The conference was held November 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada For the first time, the Competition was presented during the 2-day conference rather […]

ITLS Honors Dedication, Service with Annual Awards

Five individuals were honored at the 2015 International Trauma Conference with ITLS’ annual awards. The awards were presented during the Business Session on November 11. Roy Alson, PhD, MD, FACEP, Co-Editor and Editorial Board member, was presented with the Jackie Campbell Award. This special award is ITLS’ highest honor and recognizes individuals for their enduring […]

Call for Presentations for 2016 International Trauma Conference

ITLS is seeking speakers to present exciting, timely, thought-provoking and educationally sound topics that are relevant to emergency and trauma care with an international perspective. If you would like to be considered for faculty position at the 2016 International Trauma Conference, please complete and submit a presentation packet to the ITLS office by Monday, January […]

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