(RTTDC) Rural Trauma Team Development Course 11.24.20

November 24, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Physician
Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

Organize a rural trauma team with defined roles and responsibilities for the members

Communicate effectively among team members and between trauma facilities

Prepare a rural facility for appropriate care of the injured patient

Identify local resources and limitations.

Assess and resuscitate a trauma patient

Initiate the transfer process early

Establish a preference improvement process

Define the relationship between the rural trauma facility and the regional trauma system

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
11/24/2020 - 8:25am
Event ends: 
11/24/2020 - 4:25pm

0730 – 0800 30min Registration Annalisa Negrea

0800 – 0830 30min Introduction Dr. Elefant

0830 – 0900 30min Airway Dr. Frailey

0900 – 0930 30min Breathing Dr. Gerst

0930 - 1000 30min Break

1000 – 1030 30min Circulation Dr. Elefant

1030 – 1100 30min Disability Dr. Elefant

1100 - 1115 15min Exposure & Environment Tony Bixby

1115 – 1130 15min Break

1130 – 1145 15min Transfer Mark Trueman

1145 – 1200 15min Teamwork & Communications Dr. Gerst/Tony Bixby or Mark Trueman

1200 – 1215 15min Secondary Survey Dr. Elefant

1215 – 1245 30min Lunch

1245 - 1300 15min Special Considerations (Peds & Geris) Dr. Gerst

1300 - 1315 15min Trauma in Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence Dr. Gerst

1315 - 1330 15min Thermal Injury Dr. Elefant

1330 – 1345 15min Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Dr. Elefant

1345 - 1500 1h 15m Team Scenarios & Sim-man (1/2 class to do sims, 1/2 to do post-test and evals, then switch) Dr. Elefant – test Dr. Gerst/Mark Trueman & Tony Bixby – scenarios

1500 - 1615 1h 15m

1615 – 1700 45min Course Summary Dr. Elefan

UPMC Susquehanna
Williamsport, PA
United States

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of X.X AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is __ contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for ___ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

This activity is approved for the following credit: 

ANCC and AAPA Category 1 CME. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Please login or register to take this course.