Trauma Education

Providing, facilitating, and supporting education across the Trauma System of Care is a primary function of the MTCSF. Our education program manages cost by establishing standardized course fees, working directly with course directors to ensure the highest level of course offerings, and monitoring course effectiveness and outcomes to adapt to ever-changing needs.  Working with our Level I Trauma Centers and the Mississippi State Department of Health, the staff at MTCSF communicates a consistent statewide message for trauma education. MTCSF provides educational offerings directly and coordinates with contracted course directors and education partners to meet trauma care professionals’ requirements and expectations.

Offerings include:

Mississippi Annual System of Care Trauma Symposium

  • Providing opportunities for the ongoing training of surgeons, physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other health practitioners directly involved in trauma care.
  • Providing opportunities for ongoing training of trauma medical directors, trauma program managers, and trauma registrars.

Coordinating and providing ongoing quarterly training for trauma program managers and registrars, including onsite trauma center support.

Coordinate and provide educational opportunities for new trauma program managers and registrars and credential courses for surgeons, physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other advanced practice professionals, directly involved in trauma care. 

MTCSF provides educational reimbursements as required by the MSDH Rules and Regulations and details in MTCSF policies. MTCSF offers educational reimbursement for organizations within the Mississippi Trauma Care System as defined by the MSDH/BACS trauma care system.

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