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Dr. Frank Butler to Lead TCCC workshop at the World Congress of Mountain & Wilderness Medicine (WMS)

Mar 01, 2016

Frank Butler
Frank Butler, MD, retired Navy Officer and NAEMT Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Military Medical Advisor, will lead a preconference workshop on TCCC: Transitioning Battlefield Lessons Learned to other Austere Environments, at the 7th World Congress of Mountain & Wilderness Medicine, on July 30-31 in Telluride, Colorado.

Target Audience: Civilian and military medical providers including trauma team members, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, wilderness medicine first responders, EMS rotary evacuation teams, Search & Rescue personnel, Wilderness and EMS Medical Directors; Special Weapons & Tactic medics/physicians, and conventional and Special Operation Forces military medical department personnel desiring a current TCCC overview or refresher training.

Objectives: The preconference workshop will include an overview of TCCC, key topic updates to TCCC guidelines, lessons learned, transitioning to civilian programs and how the TCCC guidelines can be applied in any austere environment.

Faculty: Military and civilian subject matter experts, clinicians, researchers and advisers to the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). This premier faculty develops and advances medical practice guidelines as published in the Prehospital Trauma Life Support military edition textbook (Bartlett and Jones, 2014).

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