Education and Training for Health Care Professionals and the Local Community
For the Community
We offer programs and lectures about injury prevention to organizations in
the community. These programs are offered at no charge. We cover topics
Preventing falls among older adults
Reducing the risk of motor vehicle accidents
For Health Care Professionals
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS® ) Course
This continuing medical education (CME) course teaches a systematic,
concise approach to the early care of the trauma patient. This course is
vital to guiding care for the injured patient in emergency department
ATLS course training
provides a common language that can save lives in critical situations.
Participants' training is enhanced by the availability of BIDMC's Carl J.
Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center, a state-of-the art facility offering
the latest advances in medical simulation technology.
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
This two-day course provides nurses with the fundamental knowledge and
skills required for trauma nursing. Like the ATLS course for physicians
described above, the resources of BIDMC's Carl J. Shapiro Simulation and
Skills Center provide course participants with a unique learning
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR)
This program is designed to increase clinical reasoning skills of nurses
who work with injured patients anywhere along the trauma continuum of care,
particularly in the post-resuscitation phase.
provides training on how to improve patient outcomes and fulfill regulatory
Lectures for Emergency Medical Service Personnel & Colleagues
Offered throughout the year in various communities, we offer
credit-eligible lectures about trauma management, including case reviews,
for EMS personnel and colleagues at our referring facilities.
Paramedic Refresher Course
We teach the trauma section of this five-day course for paramedics.
For more information about these programs, contact:
Jim Sargent, BSN, RN
Trauma Program Director
Teaching Conferences and Fellowship in Critical Care
Trauma Surgery and Emergency Medicine have combined teaching conferences
and sponsor a
Fellowship in Critical Care.
Keep up to date on our activities by reading Trauma News, our quarterly newsletter.