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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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Quick List Events
- Sep 11 Longview
- Sep 19 Austin
- Sep 24 Houston
- Oct 15 Weslaco
- Oct 16 Corpus Christi
- Oct 25 San Antonio
- Oct 29 Arlington
TTCF 2018 Meetings
- Feb 12/13 Austin
- May 7/8 Austin
- Aug 20/21 Austin
- Nov 2 Austin
Austin Tx - Feb 14, May 9, Aug 22
Level IV TOPIC Aug 23
May 7, 2018 Austin TX. See calendar for registration and details. Texas Trauma Designation Education Course Flyer
The STN TOPIC course is
The STN TOPIC course is taught to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the on-going assessment, evaluation and improvement of trauma care. The Society of Trauma Nurses has developed the ” Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course” in response to the need for education and better understanding of the Performance Improvement process in trauma care. TOPIC focuses on the on-going assessment of the continuum of trauma care with a structured review of process and discussions of strategies to monitor trauma patient outcomes. The TOPIC course is taught in a one day interactive Modular Format, customized to best meet the needs of the individual trauma care provider participants who have varying levels of experience with trauma performance improvement. The course offers practical application for all Levels of trauma centers, from entry level to mature phase of program development. The Modules are taught with a focus on didactic, operational definitions, sample tools, case study examples and take home points.
(Thursday) 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
600 Six Flags Drive, Suite 160, 76011
Reasons to attend… ◾Hear cutting edge
Reasons to attend…
◾Hear cutting edge presentations on new advancements in the field of automotive medicine
◾For students, present research and understand the varied disciplines relating to automotive medicine and injury prevention
◾Discover valuable research, content and people involved in eliminating road traffic injuries
◾Topics include all areas of the “Haddon Matrix”: pre-crash, crash, and post-crash related research exploring human, vehicle/equipment, physical environment, and social/economic factors.
7 (Sunday) 7:00 am - 10 (Wednesday) 5:00 pm
Data gathered at trauma centers
Data gathered at trauma centers is organized for analysis and reviewed for facility process improvement and decision-making in patient care. Among many applications, data is used to:
improve processes and patient care;
direct safety initiatives and injury prevention activities; and
drive legislative initiatives.
Data drives improvement in trauma care, so quality data is critical. This course is designed to improve the skill sets of the data entry specialist specific to data input, data abstraction and statistical reporting, which are used to improve the state’s trauma and emergency care system.
11 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 12 (Friday) 5:00 am
Developing Trauma registry reports Providing educational
Developing Trauma registry reports
Providing educational offerings that build the knowledge of Trauma Registrars in Texas. Registrar continuing education is vital as trauma data impacts patient care, research, trauma systems, and the ability to improve patient care and quality outcomes. We provide quarterly Lunch N’ Learn educational webinars for trauma registrars.
NOTE REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEP 7, 2018
(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Matthew L. Davis Trauma
The Matthew L. Davis Trauma Symposium was created to honor our recently passed trauma director. Our hope is to host a conference that celebrates his passion: quality care for the injured patient. This year, we will highlight management of common traumatic injuries, including pelvic and facial fractures, traumatic brain injury, burns, snakebites and the use of anticoagulant therapy. We will also discuss disaster management, damage control for EMS and military lessons. Please join us for this great event!
This activity is approved for 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM
Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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(Friday) 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Frank Mayborn Convention Center
Temple TX 76501
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