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Trauma Outreach & Education

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Please contact the Trauma Outreach Educator at 320-251-2700, ext. 53392 with any needs or questions regarding trauma course offerings.

Customized trauma courses are provided to area hospitals upon request. These courses are designed to meet the State Trauma System requirements for nursing trauma education. Hospital and ambulance trauma case reviews are available and provided at your site.

Trauma Medical Education with CMEs can be provided for area hospitals. An educational event with the trauma surgeon and/or subspecialty trauma physician can be held at your facility with pertinent trauma patient review conducted from pre-hospital presentation to rehab.

Additional educational offerings:

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • Trauma Nursing Certification Course (TNCC)
    • Nov. 19 & 20, 2014, Douglas County Hospital Alexandria
      For more information, call Marilyn Craig, Education Douglas County Hospital at 320-762-6094.
    • Dec. 9 & 10, 2014, St. Cloud Hospital
      Cost $260. For more information, contact the Education & Professional Development Department at 320-255-5642 or email sch.education@centracare.com
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Case Review
    Save the Date! Oct. 1, 2014, CentraCare Health Plaza 1800-2100
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) April 29 and 30, 2014, St. Cloud Hospital
    Cost $260. For more information, call the Education & Professional
    Development Department at 320-255-5642 or email sch.education@centracare.com
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) May 29 & 30, 2014 and October 30 & 31, 2014, St. Cloud Hospital.
    To register, call 320-240-7833 or email stcloudhospitalcme@centracare.com
  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) May 29 & 30, 2014, St. Cloud Hospital
    Cost $325. To register, email liestmanb@centracare.com with your name and contact information. 
  • Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC)
    St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Trauma Center now offers a Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) to referring facilities. Each 8-hour course is led by Advanced Trauma Life Support instructors and covers the initial assessment of the trauma patient, resuscitation and transfer to definitive care. This course was developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Rural Trauma. Appropriate attendees includes individuals who are involved in the care of the injured patient, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, prehospital personnel (EMS), technicians and administrative support utilizing a team approach (ED assistants and health unit coordinators and/or nursing supervisors). Courses are conducted at referring facilities, utilizing their equipment so that an assessment can be done of available resources and limitations.

For more information, contact Brenda Liestman, Trauma Outreach Educator, St. Cloud Hospital Trauma Services at 320-251-2700, ext. 53392.

  • Trauma Case Reviews Offer CME
    Trauma Services at St. Cloud Hospital is offering fall and winter trauma case reviews to area hospitals. Case reviews will examine the patient progression from pre-hospital, initial resuscitation and transfer, emergency care, surgery, intensive care and rehabilitation. Final outcomes are presented in an educational presentation. This review can be held at your facility and will be custom designed for pre-hospital, nursing, physician or mixed group. Contact hours and CME offerings are available. To schedule your session for the upcoming fall or winter please call the trauma outreach educator at 320-251-2700, ext 53392.

Trauma Education is offered as needed. Contact the Trauma Outreach Educator at 320-251-2700, ext. 53392.

  • Trauma Review Course
    St. Cloud Hospital Trauma Services offers a Trauma Review Course for RN’s and LPN’s, CME Trauma case reviews, and the RTTDC (Rural Trauma Team Development Course) upon requests. Please contact Brenda Liestman at 320-251-2700, ext 53392 or via email at liestmanb@centracare.com for more information.
  • Case Review
    Dr. Kurt Martinson and Kirstie Bingham are available to assist with case review loop closure if there are concerns within the Level III and Level IV Trauma Centers. If you would like assistance, please contact Kirstie Bingham at 320-255-5617.

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