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PANAMERICAN TRAUMA SOCIETY

SOCIEDAD PANAMERICANA de TRAUMA

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PRE-HOSPITAL SUBCOMMITTEE

Mission

Our mission will be to enhance the quality of the prehospital trauma care in the Panamerican region, focused in education, proficiency and patient safety. Our effort will be based in the prehospital trauma care systems guidelines of the World Health Organization and the strength of the academic network of our society members.

Objectives

  • To encourage and to implement the training and continuing education of paramedic personnel and all the actors involved in prehospital trauma care in the Pan-American region, including physicians, nurses, technicians, first responders and rescue volunteers.

  • To study and to analyze several aspects of prehospital trauma care in high, middle and low income countries in the Pan-American region promoting research and capacity building for these environments according to international guidelines and evidence based medicine.

  • To promote public policies and standards of care in order to reach an appropriate quality of prehospital trauma care focused on patient safety and improvement of outcomes. 


DISCUSSION FORUM

This is a forum for the committee members dedicated to exchange ideas, information, comments, and observations related to this committee.

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