Outreach & Education

Central Minnesota Trauma Care Courses

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 (TNCC)

TNCC empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients.
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Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its Committee on Trauma (COT) have developed the ATLS program for doctors and other qualified health care professionals. This program provides systemic and concise training for the early care of trauma patients. The ATLS program provides participants with a safe, reliable method for immediate management of the injured patient.

Contact Laura Wacker at laura.wacker@centracare.com or 320-251-2700, ext. 54857 for more information on more details on upcoming ATLS classes.

Trauma Case Reviews

Trauma Services at St. Cloud Hospital offers 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 contact Trauma Outreach Educator Sara Stolt at Sara.Stolt@centracare.com or at 320-251-2700, ext. 57437

Trauma Review Course

St. Cloud Hospital Trauma Services offers a Trauma Review Course for RN’s and LPN’s and CME Trauma case reviews upon request. This course meets the education and MDH requirements for RNs. Please contact Trauma Outreach Educator Sara Stolt at Sara.Stolt@centracare.com or at 320-251-2700, ext. 57437

Case Review

Kurt Martinson, MD, and Director of Trauma Service Tami Bong 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 Tami at 320-255-5617.