Florida TQIP

The Florida Committee on Trauma is leading the development of a Florida collaborative to improve the quality of care for trauma patients in Florida and link the trauma community to the Florida Trauma System Advisory Council.

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Become a member of the Florida Committee on Trauma today! It's your membership that will continue to let the Committee on Trauma focus on important issues facing Florida trauma centers.

With your Florida Committee on Trauma membership, you will receive outstanding member benefits such as E-News, our monthly email which features articles on current topics, legislative alerts, and event information.

Trauma Center Site Surveys

FCOT can help you prepare for your ACS trauma center verification site survey.

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General Surgery Privileges for Trauma Surgeons at Florida Trauma Centers
Jul 24, 2023
General Surgery Privileges for Trauma Surgeons at Florida Trauma Centers The Florida Committee on Trauma (FCOT) advocates for optimal care of trauma patients. The core of trauma care in any trauma center is a... more

Review the Draft Florida Trauma Standards on July 5, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
The Florida Trauma System Advisory Council (FTSAC) will host its next Commons Hour on July 5, 2023 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET. During the meeting, the group will be working on the draft Florida Trauma Center... more

Prevent BLEEDING ACT Reintroduced Today
May 17, 2023
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.) today reintroduced the Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment Devices (BLEEDing) Act that would amend the Public Health Service Act to... more

Fall 2022 Update from the Chair
Nov 15, 2022
Peter A. Pappas, MD, FACS Chair, ACS Florida Committee on Trauma   November 15, 2022   It's been an eventful year for FCOT. I want to thank all of you for your continued support of or Florida Committee on... more

May is Stop the Bleed Month
May 01, 2022
May is Stop the Bleed Month. Knowing how to control bleeding from a serious injury is essential knowledge to keep you and those around you safe. Although many aspects of daily life have been on hold for more... more


Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed is an initiative of the American College of Surgeons and the Hartford Consensus and contains diagrams, news, videos, and other resources contributed by a variety of other private and nonprofit partners to help prepare you in the event you are witness to an unspeakable event.


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