Effectiveness of the Rural Trauma Team Development Course for Educating Nurses and Other Health Care Providers at Rural Community Hospitals.

@article{Zhu2016EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of the Rural Trauma Team Development Course for Educating Nurses and Other Health Care Providers at Rural Community Hospitals.},
  author={Thein Hlaing Zhu and Lisa Hollister and Christopher Scheumann and Jennifer Konger and Dazar Opoku},
  journal={Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={13-22}
}
The study evaluates (1) health care provider perception of the Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC); (2) improvement in acute trauma emergency care knowledge; and (3) early transfer of trauma patients from rural emergency departments (EDs) to a verified trauma center. A 1-day, 8-hour RTTDC was given to 101 nurses and other health care providers from… CONTINUE READING