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ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator Course

Friday, March 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Alonso
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Injury Prevention Coordinator Course

April 6-7, 2019

Houston, TX


The ATS Injury Prevention Coordinators Course (IPCC) 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!


Key course objectives are:

  • Identifying where injury prevention fits into the trauma system.
  • Connecting mechanisms of injury with safety interventions and analyzing their potential impact.
  • Understanding social, financial and psychological impact of traumatic injuries and exploring 
    how peer support groups can impact recovery.
  • Analyzing how injury prevention initiatives/public and population health initiatives impact communities.
  • Understanding types of injury prevention data and their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Reviewing the basic terminology of epidemiology and how it relates to injury prevention.
  • Understanding different applications of standard epidemiologic techniques to quantify risk in injury prevention.
  • Designing tools necessary for interventions.
  • Identifying community stakeholders, and key partnerships to develop unique ways to promote and facilitate community-based programs.
  • Reviewing successful advocacy techniques in injury prevention.
  • Engaging media and interfacing with your hospital’s public relations department.
  • Exploring funding opportunities to build and sustain injury prevention programs.
  • Discuss funding opportunities for exploration in support of injury prevention programs.
  • 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.

The ATS’s Injury Prevention Coordinators 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)

Visit our Course Calendar to register, or

Contact our Education Department for more details
703-538-3544 x2



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