Developing a rural trauma outreach program: the experience of a major health care network.

@article{Soychak2013DevelopingAR,
  title={Developing a rural trauma outreach program: the experience of a major health care network.},
  author={Amanda Soychak and Ray Coniglio and Lisa M Caputo and Pamela W Bourg and Kristin M. Salottolo and Charles W. Mains and Robert Wallace},
  journal={Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={110-6}
}
This study describes the process undertaken by a private health care network to develop and implement an outreach program for rural level III to V trauma centers. The program provided individualized trauma program support to 18 rural out-of-network facilities. A case study and participant satisfaction survey demonstrate the experiences of rural trauma nurse coordinators working with the program. The Trauma Outreach Program presents a solution to enhance the effectiveness of regional trauma… CONTINUE READING