(RTTDC) Rural Trauma Team Development Course 11.24.20
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
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
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.
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.
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.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance