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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Emergency & Trauma Care Info

Trauma Times, March-April 2021


March 30, 2021

MTCSF has contracted with Cvent, a professional event service, to ensure the best in a virtual symposium. The Mississippi Hospital Association will manage registration for the event. Continuing Education credit approvals are pending approval through AXIS. In addition to presentations…

Trauma Times Jan. – Feb. 2021


February 05, 2021

Mississippi Trauma Care System Foundation News MTCSF is pleased to host the first annual statewide trauma symposium. The MSURiley Conference Center was selected as the venue, but that will have to wait until 2022. Out of the abundance of caution, the decision has been made to change the 2021 symposium to a virtual meeting… View […]

Trauma Times August 2020


January 18, 2021

Working with key stakeholders in the Mississippi Trauma Care System, a survey was developed and emailed to over 300 individuals on August 3.