Program Description and Target Audience:The purpose of the educational conference series is to educate medical professionals on Time Critical Diagnosis issues. It will feature speakers from the areas of trauma, cardiac and stroke. Target audiences are physicians, nursing, EMS staff and all other health care professionals of interest.

The Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System is defined as a coordinated, integrated group providing emergency medical care services using regionalization concepts to treat those diagnoses that are truly time critical. At this time there is clear evidence that severe trauma, acute ischemic stroke and STEMI outcomes can be improved by regionalized care incorporating specialty referral centers that are designated by an accrediting body.1

Education Credit:

CoxHealth Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • 1.0 Contact Hours

There will be seven sessions offered in 2012 and each will be one hour in length for a total of 7.0 contact hours possible if participants attend all sessions.

CoxHealth – Educational Services is an approved provider of continuing education by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Unit of EMS. This activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hour for each lecture attended. The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been approved by CoxHealth for 1.0 trauma contact hours for CoxHealth employees for each of the following lectures: Multi-System Trauma (06-08-12), and Pediatric Trauma (10-12-12).

This program has been approved by CoxHealth Stroke Center for 1.0 stroke contact hours for CoxHealth employees for each of the following lectures: Ischemic Stroke (5-4-12), Intracerebral Bleeds (9-14-12) and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (11-16-12).

Non-CoxHealth participants will receive statements of credit at the completion of each session when all requirements for credit have been met. CoxHealth employee attendance will be noted on their HealthStream transcript and a statement of credit will be available on HealthStream 1 week after the educational activity. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in on the attendance roster and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program.

Friday, July 13, 2012
Sept. 14, 2012
Oct. 12, 2012
Nov. 16, 2012
12-1 p.m.
Cox South
Education Center