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ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator's Course October 2nd-4th, 2016 Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, CA

10/2/2016 to 10/4/2016
When: October 2nd to October 4th
Where: Hard Rock Hotel
207 5th Avenue
San Diego, California  92101
United States
Contact: American Trauma Society
703 538 3557

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ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator's Course

Day 1 - October 2nd, 2016


Day 2 - October 3rd, 2016


Day 3 - October 4th, 2016



Held in conjunction with the Trauma Center Association of America's Annual Meeting. Please register through the TCAA website. 


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 3-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 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:

  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
    Developing strategic plans and the need for business planning to grow an injury prevention program.
  14. And More!

$505 for all attendees


Recommended Hotels

Click here for online reservations


If you call the Hard Rock Hotel directly (1-877-344-ROCK),

don't forget to mention that you are a part of

Trauma Center Association of America's Annual Conference.


Reservations must be made by September 9, 2016 to ensure that you receive

our special group rate.  


If rooms are unavailable at the Hard Rock for the entirety of your stay, below are nearby recommended hotels. We encourage you to join us at the Hard Rock when rooms are available.


Omni San Diego

Address: 675 L St, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 231-6664


Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Address: 401 K St, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 231-4040


Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Address: 660 K St, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 696-0234


Residence Inn San Diego Downtown / Gaslamp Quarter

Address: 356 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 487-1200




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