|Comprehensive Education for the Injury Prevention Professional|
Throughout the United States, unintentional injury continues to be a leading cause of death and disability for all age groups. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are affected by injury or injury-related deaths each year. Evidence shows that effective prevention programs and strategies work to reduce these statistics. The ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator’s Course 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!
The ATS’s new Injury Prevention Course was developed in collaboration with members of the Trauma Prevention Coalition (Including, the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) and American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST).
Some of the key course objectives include:
Course Locations - 2016
April 2nd & 3rd - Anaheim, CA (In conjunction with the Society of Trauma Nurses' Annual conference)
April 16th & 17th - Akron, OH
June 11th & 12th - San Antonio, TX
September 17th & 18th - Washington, DC
October 2nd to 4th - San Diego, CA (In conjunction with the TCAA Annual Meeting)
October 25th & 26th - Harrisburg, PA