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Trauma Education


Chandler Regional is geographically positioned to best serve the communities of: Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Chandler, Florence, Gila River, Gilbert, Globe, Maricopa, Mesa, Miami, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Sun Lakes and Tempe. Chandler Regional will happily accept any patient with a traumatic injury from other areas within the state and beyond.

Trauma Patient Injuries
Trauma patients include those injured as a result of an accident such as a motor vehicle collision, a ground level fall, slipping, falling off playground equipment, hiking, bicycle and ATV accidents. Critically injured patients may also suffer from gunshot wounds, stab wounds or other penetrating trauma. For additional information click here to read our Trauma Fact Sheet.
 
Trauma Team
More severe traumatic injuries will require trauma team activation and will include patients who present symptoms indicating hypotension, decreased/lower Glasgow Coma Scale and respiratory failure.
 
Members of the trauma team are assigned very specific roles and responsibilities and are specially trained to care for the trauma patient, yielding better outcomes. All trauma patients, whether or not the trauma team is activated, will be entered into the trauma database. 
 

Continuing Education

Chandler Regional’s Trauma Team is pleased to provide Rural Trauma Team Development Course emphasizing a team approach to the initial assessment, resuscitation and transfer of the trauma patient in a systemized, concise manner. To view the full class description and accreditation details please click here.
 
To schedule a class, please contact Lori Wass, Trauma Program Manager at 480.728.3636 or [email protected]
 

Trauma Newsletter

Our Trauma Talk newsletter will keep you informed about our program, services and events. Current and previous issues will be available on this page or request to be added to our distribution list by emailing [email protected].

March 2014

February 2014

November 2013