• Georgia Trauma Symposium

    The Georgia Trauma Symposium will address the latest advances and topics in trauma, critical care and emergency medicine, while emphasizing the importance of quality patient care. Speakers will include national and regional experts. This educational opportunity offers continuing education credits and networking opportunities for professional healthcare providers who contribute to the interdisciplinary care of the injured patient.

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  • Day of Trauma and M. Gage Oschner Resident Paper Competition

    The Day of Trauma consists of a keynote speaker, a special case presentation, and joint and breakout sessions for Trauma Medical Directors, Trauma Program Managers, and Trauma Registrars. The American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma will also present the Resident Paper Competition and awards.

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  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurse Provider Course (ATCN)

    The Advanced Trauma Care for Nurse Provider Course (ATCN) is taught concurrently with approved Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Courses. Benefits of the ATCN Course include an educational, team building, collaborative, synchronized approach to trauma care as trauma nurses share didactic lectures with the physician attendee of the ATLS Course.

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  • Fall Prevention Awareness Week – First week of Fall

    Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. To recognize this critical issue, the first week of Fall each year has been designated as Fall Prevention Awareness Week.

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  • Trauma Awareness Month – May

    The American Trauma Society works with other trauma organizations to develop injury prevention and trauma awareness materials for use in communities. Each year, a new focus is designated which relates to injury prevention and raising trauma awareness. Previous campaign themes have included: Drunk Driving, Teen Driving, School Violence, Sports Injuries, and Safety at Home.

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  • Trauma Research Grant

    The Georgia Trauma Foundation provides funding for Research Grants to encourage the trauma community to conduct new or ongoing trauma research projects through awards of up to $5,000. Basic science, clinical, and injury prevention projects are suitable. The Foundation is hopeful that the research will allow for meaningful change in the way trauma care is delivered in the state of Georgia. Grant Eligibility: All participants within Georgia Trauma System at any point of the care continuum.

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  • Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium (STACS), Live Stream

    The Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium (STACS) is a world class multi-disciplinary trauma conference that will be streamed live from six locations throughout Georgia. The format is perfect for presenting live in a conference room anywhere, making it accessible to the ENTIRE trauma team!

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  • Bleeding Control (BCon) Course

    The Bleeding Control (BCon) course is a two-hour course teaches participants, who have little or no medical training but may be called upon to respond to and deliver trauma care and bleeding controlprior to EMS arrival, the basic life-saving medical interventions, including bleeding control with a tourniquet, bleeding control with gauze packs or topical hemostatic agents, and opening an airwayto allow a casualty to breathe.

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  • Digital Innovation (DI) Report Writer Training

    Digital Innovation (DI) offers a variety of training topics for each of its registry software products, including free web-based modules for report writers.

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  • Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC)

    The Society of Trauma Nurses has developed the “Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course” (TOPIC), a one day interactive course, customized to best meet the needs of the individual trauma care provider participants who have varying levels of experience with trauma performance improvement.

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  • Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) Coder Training

    The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) Coder Training provides a brief history of injury scaling methods: the Abbreviated Injury Scale, uses; coding rules and conventions; methods for assessing the multiply injury patient. The course, which includes a total of 14 hours of classroom work, is divided into lectures and work sessions in which actual hospital charts are used for coding exercises.

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  • Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC)

    The Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) one-day course emphasizes a team approachto the initial evaluation and resuscitation of the trauma patient at a rural facility. With more than 60 percent of the country’s trauma deaths occurring in rural areas, the course assists health care professionals in determining the need to transfer the patient to a higher level of care.

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  • Trauma Care after Resuscitation (TCAR)

    The two-day Trauma Care after Resuscitation (TCAR) course provides acute care, critical care, perioperative, and rehabilitation nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to address the needs of the hospitalized trauma patient.

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  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)

    The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) is a comprehensive two-day course that provides core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in the emergency care setting.

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  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

    The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a comprehensive two-day course designed for hospitals and trauma centers worldwide. The TNCC empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients.

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