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Division of Emergency Medical Services Trauma Education

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Students attending trauma training at the College of Medicine Emergency Medical Services Training Institute

The Division of Emergency Medical Services provides high-quality trauma education to our physician clients and nursing staff. Drexel Emergency Medicine is in its fourth decade working with Hahnemann University Hospital to provide Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) training. Drexel Emergency Medicine is also an Advanced Trauma Care for Nursing (ATCN) training site. Recently designated by the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), Drexel is proud to continue the tradition of trauma education for the area's nursing staff. The esteemed ATLS and ATCN faculty that have been providing trauma care in the Philadelphia area for decades are proud to pass their knowledge and skills to our clients.


Courses Offered

Our trauma courses include:

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
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ATLS Training

We are authorized by the American College of Surgeons to teach Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) to physicians who treat injured patients in an acute care setting. ATLS offers an organized approach to evaluation and care of seriously injured patients, and unites the trauma team with a common foundational knowledge. It is applicable to both larger urban hospitals and smaller rural ones. Learn more about the ATLS program from the American College of Surgeons website, or visit our course catalog to see when ATLS training is available.

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ATCN Training

We are authorized by the Society of Trauma Nurses to teach Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) to nurses who care for the injured and assist the trauma physicians who treat injured patients in acute care settings. ATCN is an advanced course designed for registered nurses interested in increasing their knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient.

The ATCN course is taught concurrently with the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Advanced Trauma Life Support course. ATCN nurse educators facilitate portions of the ATCN class to nursing staff, promoting interdisciplinary practices and teamwork.

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The Drexel trauma education staff welcomed 16 nurses from the greater Philadelphia area and along the East Coast to our inaugural ATCN course on February 22 and 23
The Drexel trauma education staff, pictured above, welcomed 16 nurses from the greater Philadelphia area and along the East Coast to the inaugural ATCN course on February 22 and 23. It was a great success.

Useful Links

Students attending trauma training at the College of Medicine Emergency Medical Services Training Institute

Visit the training calendar to see offerings by date.

Learn more about the trauma program [PDF].

Download our student course policies [PDF].

If you need more information, feel free to contact our trauma course coordinator:


Location

Students attending trauma training at the College of Medicine Emergency Medical Services Training Institute

Course location:
New College Building
2nd Floor, Room 2105
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Administrative office location:
New College Building
Room 2108
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