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STATE OF HAWAII TRAUMA SYSTEM STOP THE BLEED DAY May 15, 2019 (Wednesday) 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. John A. Burns School of Medicine, Main Courtyard Notes: Both the Governor and Mayor have been invited, confirmation pending availability as the date gets closer. They or a designee are anticipated to present proclamations, from the County and ...
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Free Matter Of Balance Coach Training Do you know, or work with someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling? A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Coaches help participants become more confident about managing falls, help to identify ways ...
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Save The Date: 2019 Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium August 9 – 10, 2019, Friday & Saturday Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI  

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815 Presenter: Paul Greenwood, JD FREE registration, parking and limited airfare reimbursements for first responders Registration link Paul Greenwood is a retired prosecutor from the San Diego District Attorney’s office. During his 25 years working for the ...
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On September 5, Navy Region Hawaii hosted a Joint Services Suicide Prevention Proclamation signing at Freedom Tower on Joint Base Pearl-Harbor-Hickam in support of National Suicide Awareness Month. Governor Ige, Hawaii-based service members, Department of Defense personnel, military families, High School Army and Navy ROTC members, state representatives and community members came together to pledge to ...
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S.M.A.R.T Objective Tool   Nicholas Lee Hines, MPH—Hawaii Core SVIPP Grant Coordinator Public health planning requires the development of short-term, mid-term and long-term objectives that are meaningful for your team and partners. The Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch developed this simple SMART Objective Tool for public heath practitioners in Hawaii to do just that. ...
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IPAC Membership Survey 2018 Report The Injury Prevention Advisory Committee (IPAC) has used the Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan (HIPP) 2012-2017 to prioritize and coalesce collaborative activities and substantially impacted injury prevention in Hawaii over the last five years. As the IPAC Steering Committee prepares to refresh HIPP for the next five years, they sought the input of ...
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Upcoming Suicide Prevention Training’s Nancy Deeley—Suicide Prevention Coordinator On the heels of the recent deaths of well-known celebrities, a public light is shown on the devastating effects of a suicide. The work of EMSIPSB together with our community partners to educate the public about the risks and signs of those who struggle and the role ...
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2018 Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign Stan Michaels— Fall Prevention Coordinator The EMSIPSB and Fall Prevention Consortium’s 6th Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign launched on June 12, 2018 with a press release from the DOH Communication office.  It highlights the 7 main areas of the Campaign’s focus, which includes: (1) 240 public service announcements on 3 ...
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Bridget Velasco, MPH, PT— Drowning and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Coordinator The Hawaii Drowning and Aquatic Injury Prevention Advisory Committee, coordinated by the EMS and Injury Prevention System Branch of the DOH has partnered with the Hawaii Tourism Authority for a statewide summer drowning prevention campaign themed “Respect Our Ocean; Know Your Limits”. Starting in June, ...
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