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The purpose of this organization is to provide a forum for networking, mentorship, and education to professionals involved in trauma care. TTCF encompasses all aspects of trauma system development as well as trauma care for both the injured and those at risk of injury.
TTCF encourages multidisciplinary participation in providing holistic healthcare across the entire continuum of injury, from injury prevention through rehabilitation. Membership is open to anyone interested in improving care for trauma patients. Meetings of the TTCF are held quarterly and provide an outstanding opportunity to network with Trauma Coordinators and Trauma Program Managers from throughout Texas. During meeting, members receive updates on legislative issues, injury prevention programs, trauma registry requirements, and rule changes.
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TTCF 2019 Meetings
- Feb 25/26 Austin
- Jun 24/25 Austin
- Sep 23/24 Austin
- Nov 22 Dallas
2019 TOPIC Courses
TOPIC Feb 27 Austin - (Level IV TOPIC Feb 28 Austin)
TOPIC Jun 26 Austin - (Level IV TOPIC Jun 27 Austin)
TOPIC Sep 25 Austin - (Level IV TOPIC Sep 26 Austin)
June 24, 2019 Austin TX Register Here
The ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator’s
The ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator’s Course (IPCC) is geared towards establishing and developing a formal hospital based, multi-faceted injury prevention program.
This 2-day course was developed by seasoned injury prevention professionals across the country and is designed to cover 14 chapters on injury and data analysis, education, program development, advocacy, promotion, and more!
Key course objectives include:
1.Identifying where injury prevention fits into the trauma system.
2.Connecting mechanisms of injury with safety interventions and analyzing their potential impact.
3.Understanding social, financial and psychological impact of traumatic injuries and exploring how peer support groups can impact recovery.
4.Analyzing how injury prevention initiatives / public and population health initiatives impact communities.
5.Understanding types of injury prevention data and their strengths and weaknesses
6.Reviewing the basic terminology of epidemiology and how it relates to injury prevention.
7.Understanding different applications of standard epidemiologic techniques to quantify risk in injury prevention.
8.Designing tools necessary for interventions.
9.Identifying community stakeholders, and key partnerships to develop unique ways to promote and facilitate community-based programs.
10.Reviewing successful advocacy techniques in injury prevention.
11.Engaging media and interfacing with your hospital’s public relations department.
12.Exploring funding opportunities to build and sustain injury prevention programs. Discuss funding opportunities for exploration in support of injury prevention programs.
13.Analyzing research and study design and its role in injury prevention programs
14.Developing strategic plans and the need for business planning to grow an injury prevention program.
6 (Saturday) 8:00 am - 7 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
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Understand the structure, organization and contents of the Abbreviated Injury Scale
Abstract injury data from medical charts
Rule out information that is not codeable
Distinguish between injuries and outcomes
Apply injury coding rules and guidelines specific to each body region
Apply rules for calculating the Injury Severity Score (ISS) for multiple body region injuries
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. The course does not teach how to use the ICD. It is designed for those relatively new to AIS coding.
11 (Thursday) 7:00 am - 12 (Friday) 5:00 pm
HOTRAC and CTRAC
Course lectures: Initial Assessment & Management Airway Management and Smoke Inhalation Injury Shock & Fluid Resuscitation Burn Wound Management Electrical Injury Chemical Burns Pediatric Burn Injuries Stabilization, Transfer & Transport Disaster Management and the ABA Plan
Initial Assessment & Management
Airway Management and Smoke Inhalation Injury
Shock & Fluid Resuscitation
Burn Wound Management
Pediatric Burn Injuries
Stabilization, Transfer & Transport
Disaster Management and the ABA Plan
(Friday) 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Trauma Center Association of America's
Trauma Center Association of America’s annual conference with pre and post conference course offerings including:
ATS’s Trauma Program Manager Course
Injury Prevention Course
Injury and Violence Prevention Course
A Matter of Balance Course
and many more.
April 28 (Sunday) 7:00 am - May 3 (Friday) 5:00 pm
Las Vegas, NE
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