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Mass Casualty Incident Disaster Experience with Procedural Cadaver & High Fidelity Simulator Lab

October 30, 2014
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Kay Rogers Park
4400 Midland Blvd.
Fort Smith, AR 72904

Course Overview:
The lectures will discuss various topics including multi-casualty incident (MCI) management, terrorism and disaster preparedness by experts in the field such as bomb specialists and FBI personnel.

The cadaver lab focuses on high risk, low volume procedures by EMS personnel including airway management and vascular access.

The MCI simulation exercise is a “true-to-life” scenario in a debris littered building simulated to appear as if it has been severely bombed.

EMT Professionals ~ $25
Nurses ~ $50
Physicians ~ $100

Click HERE to register!


for more information please call 501.661.4055.

Welcome to the Arkansas Trauma Education and Research Foundation (ATERF) website.

ATERF has developed and implemented a coordinated and comprehensive trauma education series for the state of Arkansas, providing educational products for prehospital providers, clinical nurses, trauma program management personnel, trauma teams, mid-level trauma providers, and physicians.

ATERF courses are limited to healthcare personnel licensed in Arkansas and employed by providers and facilities participating in the Arkansas trauma system.

From here you can view course descriptions, register online for courses, and read future newsletters, and information. As we evolve, grow, and learn, so will you. Please take some time to visit and register for courses and thanks for stopping by!

Important Membership Registration Information

Become a Member of the Arkansas Trauma Education and Research Foundation (ATERF)

Your membership will help to establish a leading national trauma system right here in Arkansas. ATERF will diligently provide representation for trauma care providers and their interests at the state capitol, and through all Arkansas boards, commissions, individuals, and organizations that pass laws affecting the Arkansas Trauma System.

Your membership helps to create a strong organization that understands the challenges that trauma healthcare providers face and that works diligently to represent trauma healthcare providers and their interests.

Click here to become a member of the Arkansas Trauma Education and Research Foundation (ATERF)

or click ‘Registration’ in the ‘Membership’ dropdown menu.

Membership ~ $25.

Affiliate Membership ~ $100.

You will receive a free lapel pin with your ATERF membership.

Important Course Registration Information

Course changes, textbooks/manuals, links to pretests, and CME/CEU certificates are sent to the e-mail and mailing addresses on the Registration Form in the ATERF online registration center.

Please ensure that the registrant’s personal e-mail address, home mailing address and phone number are filled out on the course registration form.

If accurate personal information is not provided on the registration form ATERF cannot guarantee that you will receive course textbooks/manuals, links to pretests, and CME/CEU certificates.

Thank you!

New Courses Posted

(Please see course listings for details)

Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider Courses (ATLS):

September 27-28, 2014 – UAMS, Little Rock
November 8-9, 2014 – White River Medical Center, Batesville
December 6-7, 2014 – Christus St. Michael Health System, Texarkana, TX

FARMEDIC Provider Course:

September 20-21, 2014 – Greene County Rescue Squad, Paragould

Mass Casualty Incident Disaster Experience with Procedural Cadaver and High-Fidelity Simulator Lab Course:

October 30, 2014 – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Course:

September 9-10, 2014 – Fort Smith EMS, Fort Smith
November 10-11, 2014 – Saline Memorial Hospital, Benton

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) – Provider Courses:

September 5-6, 2014 – Conway Regional Medical Center, Conway
September 19-20, 2014 – Chicot Memorial Medical Center, Lake Village
October 3-4, 2014 – St. Bernard’s Medical Center, Jonesboro
October 10-11, 2014 – St. Vincent Infirmary, Hot Springs
October 17-18, 2014 – Ozark Mercy Hospital, Ozark
October 24-25, 2014 – White River Medical Center, Batesville
November 14-15, 2014 – Baptist Health-Stuttgart, Stuttgart