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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Preconference Workshops

We are pleased to offer preconference workshops prior to the start of the 2022 TQIP Annual Conference as listed below.  These workshops are not part of the TQIP Annual Conference program and ACS TQIP is not responsible for their content or management.  Registration fees are not included in the cost of registration for the TQIP Annual Conference.

Courses Available - Registration Open

Organization Name & Course Name

Description & Registration Link

Society of Trauma Nurses

TOPIC

One Day Course

Friday, 12/9 or Saturday, 12/10

The STN TOPIC course is taught to all member so the trauma system team who participate in the ongoing assessment, evaluation, and improvement of trauma care. The Society of Trauma Nurses has developed the "Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course" in response to the need for education and better understanding of the Performance Improvement process in trauma care. TOPIC focuses on the ongoing assessment of the continuum of trauma care with a structured review of process and discussions of strategies to monitor trauma patient outcomes.

The TOPIC course is taught in a one day interactive Modular Format, customized to best meet the needs of the individual trauma care provider participants who have varying levels of experience with trauma performance improvement. The course offers practical application for all Levels of trauma centers, from entry level to mature phase of program development. The Modules are taught with the focus on didactic, operational definitions, sample tools, case study examples and take home points.

Register for Friday, 12/9

Register for Saturday, 12/10

Registration deadline: December 9, 2022

Pomphrey Consulting, LLC

Trauma Advanced Registrar Prep (TARP)

One Day Course

Saturday, 12/10

Pomphrey Consulting's TQIP preconference workshop is a customized version of our Trauma Advanced Registrar Prep (TARP) course. It is designed for the advanced Trauma Registrar seeking further education related to data and registry abstraction. The Registrar will be submerged into the evolution of trauma data with topics such as data management, coding and scoring, Trauma Informatics, and Trauma Data Analysis. This course has an added benefit of preparing Registrars for their advanced certification exam.

This course is designed for trauma registrars and is also beneficial for Trauma Program Managers and Trauma Performance Improvement nurses.

Register

Registration deadline: December 1, 2022

KJ Trauma Consulting, LLC

ICD-10-CM/PCS Refresher Course

One Day Course

Saturday, 12/10

This newly revised course is a refresher of ICD-10-CM/PCS specific training with an emphasis on trauma (injury) scenarios. It is tailored to the needs of Trauma Data Managers, Registrars, Trauma Program Managers, Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinators, Nurse Practitioners, and Trauma Medical Directors responsible for collecting/reporting trauma information within their hospital, region, state, and the National Trauma Data Bank.

Register

Registration deadline: November 4, 2022

American Trauma Society

Trauma Registry Course

Two Day Course

Friday, 12/9 to Saturday, 12/10

The TRC is rooted in engagement and practical application strategies. All course materials are designed to augment experience and provide the student with the most current national standard definitions, and methodologies essential to a comprehensive trauma registry. Course content features: ICD-10, Updates to National Trauma Data Bank, ACS TQIP Best Practice Guidelines, Scenario Based Chart Abstraction, etc.

Register

Registration deadline: December 2, 2022

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

AIS15 and Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques

Two Day Course

Friday, 12/9 to Saturday, 12/10

2-day course covering the history of injury scaling methods; the use of the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS); coding rules and conventions as well as methods for assessing the multiple injured patient and assigning an Injury Severity Score (ISS).

This course is designed for trauma nurses, coordinators, registrars, physicians, researchers, or engineers responsible for injury databases.

Register

Registration deadline: November 1, 2022

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

The Forensics of Documentation for AIS

One Day Course

Saturday, 12/10

Numerous components of trauma rely on a strong and accurate AIS/ISS/NISS; from PI, reporting, research, billing and benchmarking.  Trauma providers, nurse practitioners, radiologists, pathologists and researchers who document in the medical record, you will learn how to maximize the benefits of thorough documentation and provide in-depth analysis of the effect on a program.

This course is designed for Trauma providers, program directors, radiologists, and researchers responsible for documentation.

Register

Registration deadline: November 1, 2022

ACS STOP THE BLEED®

STOP THE BLEED® Basics and Instructor Course

Saturday, 12/10 at 3:30pm or 5:00pm

Through the STOP THE BLEED® course, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and intervene effectively. The person next to a bleeding victim may be the one who’s most likely to save him or her. Take the course and become empowered to make a life-or-death difference when a bleeding emergency occurs.

Course Topics include how to use your hands to apply pressure to a wound, how to pack a wound to control bleeding, and how to correctly apply a tourniquet.

Register for 3:30pm

Register for instructor course at 5pm

Registration deadline: December 1, 2022

Workshop Information

Location

All preconference workshops will be held at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown hotel.

Registration

Registration for the preconference workshops is directly through each individual provider as noted in the links above.

Housing

Please visit the Hotel Accommodations page to reserve your housing using the special TQIP room rate for the 2022 TQIP Annual Conference as well as the preconference workshops.

Travel

We highly recommend that you do not book your travel until you have registered and received confirmation of enrollment in your desired workshop(s).