Please see below for information about each of our educational offerings and to register.  General information about our program and travel and lodging information in the city of Philadelphia, PA is also included. 
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    Program Information

    Penn Acute Care Education (PACE) seeks to provide multidisciplinary education in the fields of surgery, trauma, critical care, and disaster and emergency management.

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    ATLS Course

    Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) course designed to educate providers (physicians, fellows, residents, and advanced practice providers) who provide care for the injured patient.

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    ATCN Course

    The Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) Course is a course from the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN) designed to educate nurses on synchronized approaches to care of the trauma patient.

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    ATOM Course

    The Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Course for senior surgical residents, surgical fellows, and attending surgeons combining didactic and real porcine operative environment learning experiences.

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    ASSET Course

    The Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) course is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) course for mid-level and senior surgical residents, trauma and acute care surgical fellows, and any surgeon who wishes a review of this anatomy. The course combines case-based educational models with a real operative experience on human cadavers.

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    DMEP Course

    The Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP) Course is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) interdisciplinary course for physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, and pre-hospital personnel addressing concepts in disaster planning, triage, incident command, injury patterns, pathophysiology, and consideration for special populations.

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    EMS Training

    PACE offers many educational courses, workshops, and conferences for prehospital providers in Emergency Medical Services. This includes EMTs, paramedics, and PHRNs. CEUs are available for most offerings.

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    FCCS Course

    The Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course is an interdisciplinary Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) course designed to educate physicians, residents, fellows, nurses, and advanced practitioners on critical care concepts, decision-making guidelines, and fundamental management of critical care patients.

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    RTTDC Course

    The Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Course. An interdisciplinary group of practicing clinicians from the Trauma Center at Penn will deliver this program to multidisciplinary groups of clinicians at non-trauma centers in order to educate participants on team approaches to the assessment, resuscitation, and transfer of the trauma patient.

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    B Con Course

    The Bleeding Control (B-Con) Course is an American College of Surgeons (ACS) and NAEMT (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians) course that teaches life-saving bleeding control techniques using tourniquets and hemostatic gauze.

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    REBOA Training

    REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) training for physicians is available through PACE.

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    Conferences

    We offer two multidisciplinary conferences per year. Both conferences seek to unite national and regional experts to provide education related to contemporary issues in trauma and critical care practice. Continuing education is provided for nurses, advanced practitioners, and prehospital providers as indicated. We also offer several conferences per year just for prehospital providers, offering them education and continuing education credits.

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    Webinars

    Online webinars provided by Penn Medicine Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery faculty.

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    Workshops

    We host several workshops offering education to providers related to suturing technique, performing ultrasound and FAST exams, coping with second trauma symptoms, and interpreting CT scans of the head, chest, and abdomen/pelvis.

  • Faculty Presentations

    Find a comprehensive database of various talks given by Penn Trauma/ESS Faculty Members and arrange for these talks to be given at your institution.

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