We offer a nationally recognized advanced trauma life support course that is available to all incoming surgical and emergency medicine residents, emergency room and ICU physicians, and community surgeons. We also offer an EMS lecture series, nursing continuing education, injury prevention and community outreach programs to health care providers who treat trauma patients.
We hold an annual trauma care conference every fall for nurses, physicians and other providers interested in the care of trauma patients.
For more information contact Ann George, trauma program manager, at 401-444-2282.
The Rhode Island Hospital division of trauma and surgical critical care is pleased to announce its fifth annual trauma care conference being held on
October 17, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI.
This year's conference, Trauma Care: Change is Good, will highlight advances in all aspects of trauma care from the prehospital setting to
definitive care and community reintegration. The conference features both national and regional trauma care experts and will once again conclude with a
personal view of trauma with the popular "Heroic Comebacks" presentation.
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In addition to being a valuable educational activity, this conference will serve as a forum for networking among many different regional trauma care
providers. Participants will have the opportunity to see many of the latest medications, devices and services that are available to assist in providing the
best, state-of-the-art trauma care.
Seating is limited and this conference sells out every year. Register early to guarantee your seat and take advantage of the early-bird registration discount.
For additional information about this conference, please contact one of the following individuals:
• Ann P. George, RN, trauma program manager, at 401-444-2282
• Naomi Hagan, conference registration coordinator, at 401-444-4812
Physician Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Rhode Island Medical Society through the joint
sponsorship of Rhode Island Hospital and University Surgical Associates, Inc. Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to
sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Rhode Island Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the activity.
CEU's: This program has been submitted for 5.5 contact hours through the Rhode Island State Nurses Association (RISNA). RISNA is accredited as the approver of
continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
EMT Education Hours: This program has been submitted for 5 hours of continuing education for EMS providers through Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of
Emergency Medical Services (MA OEMS). MA OEMS is the approver of continuing education for all Massachusetts Emergency Medical Services.
Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the collaboration of NASW for a total of 5.5 credit hours in accordance with the regulations of the board of
Registration of Social workers.