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Trauma Educational Resources

Our physicians are always looking to include new ways to help patients. As a leader in trauma care, our team at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital is interested in providing the latest advances in healthcare information and techniques. IU Health offers access to multidisciplinary specialists through continuing education opportunities to help you excel in your profession and provide the highest quality patient care.

Course Listings

A complete list of EMS, Nursing and Physician courses can be found by accessing For Health Professionals at IU Health.

Courses specific for health care providers are:

Advanced Trauma Life Support

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its Committee on Trauma (COT) have developed the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) program for doctors and advanced practice providers. 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 and the basic knowledge necessary to assess, stabilize, and transfer to definitive care. Course dates for 2015 are listed below:

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses is an advanced course designed for registered nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the management of multiple trauma patients. This course includes didactic presentations coupled with practical skill stations to demonstrate application of didactic information.  Course dates for 2015 are listed below:

Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC)

The American College of Surgeon’s subcommittee on Rural Trauma developed this program to teach rural facilities the fundamental elements of injury resuscitation. The course content includes key concepts relative to organization of the trauma care, utilization of available resources and transfer to definitive care.
 
For more information about trauma-specific courses, contact:

Chelsea McCormick, RN, BSN
ATLS Coordinator
317.962.5122