2016 SMRTAC Meetings
SMRTAC is a collaborative effort of the Southeastern and South Central EMS regions’ trauma providers organized from the statewide trauma system. SMRTAC was approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Health in December 2009.
- February – no meeting to be held
- April 21
- June 9
- August 11
- October 13
- December 8
Trauma PI Forum Part I
March 24, 2016
Building a Comprehensive Hospital Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Program
The purpose of this program is to increase the participant’s knowledge of hospital PI and Patient Safety as outlined in the MN State Trauma Program plan. the intended audience is trauma program managers, coordinators, medical directors, registrars, hospital administrators of MN designated and those seeking designations as Level 3 or 4 trauma facilities.
South Central College
1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN
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Thursday, April 21, 2016
MnDOT Headquarters, Owatonna
MnDOT Headquarters, 1010 21st Avenue NW, Owatonna, MN
To be determined
11:00 am-12:30 pm Pediatric Trauma Education Session
Includes rotation through 4 education stations: pediatric trauma resuscitation, non-accidental trauma case studies, pain management and sedation, and pediatric airway. April 2016 Education Flyer
1:00 pm-3:00 pm [agenda pending]
Participate remotely by clicking on our LIVE VIDEO tab
Conference Call-In 1-866-365-4406 / access code 5383740
Next meeting will be Thursday, June 9, 2016
Southern MN Regional Trauma Foundation (SMRTF) is designated as a non-profit organization!
The Internal Revenue Service has designated the Foundation as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Regional Practice Management Guidelines Approved!
Through the state’s designation visits, there were several consistent practice inconsistencies identified and SMRTAC, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic Trauma Centers at the October 13th Performance Improvement Seminar held in Welch MN, the participants developed these guidelines. SMRTAC’s goal with these PMGs is to share guidance in standardization of trauma care in our region. Please review these PMGs, use as a reference for PMGs in your trauma care, and provide feedback. SMRTAC will provide education, implementation, and monitoring of these guidelines. The guidelines are listed in the left hand column under SMRTAC.
The Pediatric Subcommittee has approved a suggested list of pediatric specific equipment list for the care of the injured pediatric patient. Other resources such as normal vital signs and pediatric GCS are also nmow available as a reference. Please review the links found in the Pediatric Subcommittee folder on this page. Any suggestions or comments are welcome and will be communicated with the Co-Chairs of this committee that are posted via the comment link on this page.