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ATLS 40 Year Anniversary

ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future(Comments Off on ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future)

March 1, 2018

The evolution of early editions of the ATLS course are described, including significant changes introduced in the eighth edition and the expanded content provided in the 10th edition of the course.

Dr. Collicott (left) and Ms. Talbott with the 10th Edition

When passion and curiosity collide: The beginnings of the ATLS program

ATLS program origins are summarized, including the College’s role in developing the course, and an update on the early developers of the course is provided.

ATLS world map

Bringing ATLS to an international audience: Background and a Region Chief’s experience

This article outlines the global evolution of the ATLS course and provides the perspective of the first chief serving the Middle East and North Africa.


ACS CQGS introduces course on care of the complex older patient

The development of the Management of the Complex Older Surgical Patient: Geriatric and Palliative Care course is described as are best practices for geriatric surgical care.

QPP 2018 MIPS performance category weights

Quality Payment Program year two: Information to help you succeed in 2018

Factors determining MIPS applicability are examined as are 2018 reporting options for the Quality Payment Program.

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