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Ask Hartford Hospital to End the Use of Pigs in its ATLS Courses

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Please help end Hartford Hospital’s use of live pigs in trauma training courses. PCRM members have sent more than 10,000 e-mails to Hartford Hospital asking its leaders to end the use of live animals in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) training. However, the decision-makers at Hartford Hospital don’t seem to be getting the message that 98 percent of ATLS courses are taught with nonanimal methods, including human-based simulators.

If you have any questions, please contact PCRM Manager of Humane Education Programs, Ryan Merkley at rmerkley@pcrm.org. Thanks so much for your help!