Trauma remains a major health care problem throughout the world. In addition to improving prevention and resuscitation, improved application of surgical skills is expected to save further lives and contribute to minimizing disability.
The DSTC is designed to teach qualified surgeons in strategic thinking and decision making in the management of the severely injured patients and provide them with practical surgical skills to manage major organ injuries. It is an intensive 3 day course comprising lectures, interactive case discussions and practical surgical skills training with a faculty consisting af national and international experienced trauma surgeons.
The parent organisation of DSTC, and the world´s largest trauma surgical organisation outside of the United States is the International Association for Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care (IATSIC). IATSIC was founded in 1988 and serves as a forum for Trauma Surgeons world wide being the owner of the DSTC course.
The parent organisation of IATSIC is the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC), based in Basel, Switzerland.
The first DSTC course in Norway was held in 2006
Surgeons: 8000 NOK
Team (1 Anaesthetist, 1 Nurse Anaesthetist and 1 Scrub Nurse) 8000 NOK
The fee includes:
Three day course
The course participants are offered accomodation at Sessvollmoen as part of the course fee. Alternative accomodation (hotels are available 20-30 minutes from Sessvollmoen) will be at the individual participant’s own initiative and exp
Course dates for 2016: Sessvollmoen June 1.- 3. Sessvollmoen October 19. – 21.
Definitive Surgical Trauma Care June 1. – 3 , Application Team
Definitive Surgical Trauma Care June 1. – 3, Application Surgeon
Definitive Surgical Trauma Care October 19. – 21, Application Team
Definitive Surgical Trauma Care October 19. – 21, Application Surgeon
There will be no refund of fee if cancellation is made less than one month prior to the course.
The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course and fully refund the participants.
Deadline for registration: April 1, 2016