Trauma Education & Links
South Shore Trauma Center is committed to providing trauma related education for the public and professionals. Listed below are the professional programs. Public education will be further discussed in the Injury Prevention section of this web site.
Trauma experts present updated and new information ten times a year to an audience of physicians, nurses, paramedics, therapists, technicians and social workers. Attending the program will earn the physicians, nurses, and staff trauma related educational credits. Contact Medical Library for the physician CME calender.
Evening Trauma Rounds
Bi-annually the Trauma Rounds are evening presentations when the multi- disciple teams, from paramedics to rehabilitation staff, participate in presenting the program. Contact Medical Library for the physician CME calender.
TNCC: Trauma Nursing Core Course
Two-day course in trauma resuscitation for nurses. TNCC provides a cognitive, core-level trauma knowledge and psychomotor skills experience in an interactive format. The hands-on skill stations help you incorporate cognitive knowledge into application of skills in a safe practice environment.
South Shore Hospital offers this course four times a year. For more information on SSH TNCC dates, contact:
SSH Clinical Education at 781-640-8349.
You can also email Kathleen Shubitowski or Deborah Pentecost, or visit http://www.ena.org/ in the Courses & Education section for upcoming courses in the region.
South Shore Outreach Education for EMS Services, Organizations and Hospitals
PHTLS: Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support
Two-day course in pre-hospital trauma resuscitation for EMS personnel. Information covered in both didactic and hands-on skill station presentations. Sponsored by NAEMT, with 16 CEUs awarded upon completion of the course. South Shore Hospital Emergency Medical Service offers this course twice a year. Email Bryan O'Neil or call at 781-624-8409.
Monthly EMS Rounds
South Shore Emergency Medical Services offers monthly educational rounds for emergency medical providers. Email Bryan O'Neil or call at 781-624-8409.
In addition to monthly EMS Rounds trauma assessments, skills and interventions are practiced in the simulation lab at South Shore Hospital. Email Bryan O'Neil or call at 781-624-8409.
EMS services, organizations, and facilities requests for educational programs at your site are highly encouraged. To arrange for an educational program contact: Eugene Duffy, Bryan O'Neil or Deborah Pentecost. Topics include but are not limited to airway management, concussions, burns, multiple trauma, shock, elderly trauma, triage, resuscitation and massive transfusion,
Regional Trauma Training
ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support is atwo-day course in trauma resuscitation for physicians, PAs and NPs. Courses are offered at Brigham and Women’s, Mass General, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For courses in the New England Region contact the American College of Surgeons (ACS) at http://www.facs.org/ and search for ATLS courses.