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Virtual Rural Topic Course

September 20, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Society of Trauma Nurses offers the Rural Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course to provide education and a better understanding of the Performance Improvement process in trauma care to Level 4 and Level 3 (those in small communities or low trauma volume) trauma centers.

The STN TOPIC course is taught to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the on-going assessment, evaluation and improvement of trauma care. TOPIC focuses on the ongoing assessment of the continuum of trauma care with a structured review of the process and trauma patient outcomes with a unique focus on rural trauma center processes.

The TOPIC course is taught in a 6-hour interactive Modular Format. The course offers practical application from entry level to mature phase of program development. The Modules are taught with a focus on didactic, operational definitions, sample tools, case study examples and take-home points.

Course participants will have the option to receive a hardcopy or electronic version of the TOPIC Manual. You will be asked to select your preferred option during the registration process.

The Society of Trauma Nurses is accredited as provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been awarded 6.5 contact hours.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educations purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgement while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

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September 20, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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