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