Indian Society for Trauma and Acute Care (ISTAC®)

A Group for Advancement of Trauma Education and Research

Aims and objectives

  • The Society through its functioning earnestly will try to focus on the area of Injury Prevention as a larger goal in Trauma Care.

    The Cooperation would include:
    Periodic meetings for open presentation and discussion of scientific material concerning subjects of common interests.
    The Society will work in close cooperation with other groups/organizations involved in education, training and research in the field of Trauma and Disaster Medicine throughout the world.
    The Society would undertake training of Medical, Para-medical as well as general public in basic life support, with an aim to enhance the concept of a “Safe Community”.
    The Society will provide a platform for skill based training in the field of Basic and Advanced Life Support for Paramedical and Medical professionals. It will collaborate with national and international organizations to bring into India, internationally accepted courses like the ATLS, BLS/ACLS, PALS, NALS, PHTLS, ITLS, Hospital Disaster Preparedness courses, Courses on NBC preparedness and so on.
    Initiation and Cooperation in publication of a journal and/or Newsletter on the subject of Trauma and Acute and Intensive Care.
    The Society will actively engage in Injury Surveillance Programs and will try to develop a database (Trauma Registry) on a national basis which will immensely help the nation in the field of developing Trauma Care policies and programs, research and wider goal of Injury prevention.
    The Society will actively engage and undertake other projects of scientific interest to seek information, or with goals desired by the organizations that serve the mission of the society.