Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, all TNS Education events including ATLS, RTTDC and clinical trauma rounds have been cancelled until further notice.
Heal Nova Scotia Trauma Research Program
A multidisciplinary group of individuals from the Nova Scotia Health Authority, IWK Health Centre, and Dalhousie University have partnered with the NS Department of Health & Wellness and other universities across the province to establish Heal Nova Scotia (Heal-NS), a trauma research program devoted to bringing together researchers to investigate topics related to gun violence with the common goal of helping Nova Scotians find answers and healing in the aftermath of the Portapique mass shooting. (MORE INFO)
Story of Survival
Curtis Coley is a living miracle. He's a son who the province's medical trauma director says had less than one percent chance of surviving horrific injuries sustained in a car crash. He's a young man who died three times and was brought back through heroic medical treatment. (FULL STORY)
Top 10 for ATLS
Presenting Trauma Nova Scotia's Top 10 things that trauma care professionals need to know, based on the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) program (10th Edition) developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.
Forensic Blood Collection in Nova Scotia
The rationale and process for forensic blood collection in the province of Nova Scotia. Featuring: Dr. Rob Green, Dr. John Ross, Dr. Heather Flemming, and Cst. John McLeod of the Halifax Regional Police. Watch the full video here.
A Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence
Concerned about the epidemic of gun violence in Canada and the added risks created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns (CDPG) is planning a 2nd National Day of Action for October 20th, beginning at Noon, ET. The centerpiece of the virtual event will be a one-hour video featuring the latest Canadian and international research on gun violence prevention, powerful stories from survivors and families of victims along with health workers on the frontlines treating the injured, and inspiring calls to implement detailed policy proposals. (MORE INFO)
Healthcare in the Maritimes During COVID-19
Dr. Rob Green, Provincial Medical Director of Trauma Nova Scotia, speaks with the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation about healthcare and research in the Maritimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reducing the Impact of Trauma
Thousands of Nova Scotians experience traumatic injuries every year, from falls and motor vehicle collisions, to stabbings and gunshot wounds. The dedicated team at Trauma Nova Scotia works hard to continuously improve and ensure consistencies in the quality of care people receive throughout the province. (FULL STORY)
TNS Trauma Procedure Video Series
This video series was produced to serve as a resource to support all members of our trauma teams across Nova Scotia. This series uses clinical grade cadavers to demonstrate common procedures required for the management of critically ill trauma patients. (MORE)