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  1. 1. Revised 02/12/10 Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 HELP TEXT FOR LEVEL III TRAUMA APPLICATION: General information: The application was placed on line with only the fill-in portions available for modification. To change from one form field (_____) to another, move your curser with the arrow keys or use your mouse. “Check boxes” ( ) can be changed by double clicking on them and marking the box for “checked” under default values ( ). In the form fields, the length of visible text that will print out is limited to the size of the box around the text, or the end of that line. This was done purposely to avoid changing the layout and format of the document. If you can’t see it, it won’t print. Timely and Sufficient Application: Excerpts from Trauma Facility Designation Rule 157.125 (d) For a facility seeking INITIAL designation, a timely and sufficient application shall include: (1) the department's current "Complete Application" form for the appropriate level, with all fields correctly and legibly filled-in and all requested documents attached, hand- delivered or sent by postal services to the office; (2) full payment of the designation fee enclosed with the submitted "Complete Application" form; (3) any subsequent documents submitted by the date requested by the office; (4) a trauma designation survey completed within one year of the date of the receipt of the application by the office; and (5) a complete survey report, including patient care reviews, that is within 180 days of the date of the survey and is hand-delivered or sent by postal services to the office. (e) If a hospital seeking initial designation fails to meet the requirements in subsection (d)(1) - (5) of this section, the application shall be denied. (f) For a facility seeking RE-DESIGNATION, a timely and sufficient application shall include: (1) the department's current "Complete Application" form for the appropriate level, with all fields correctly and legibly filled-in and all requested documents attached, hand- delivered or sent by postal services to the office one year or greater from the designation expiration date; (2) full payment of the designation fee enclosed with the submitted "Complete Application" form; (3) any subsequent documents submitted by the date requested by the office; and (4) a complete survey report, including patient care reviews, that is within 180 days of the date of the survey and is hand-delivered or sent by postal services to the office no less than 60 days prior to the designation expiration date. (g) If a healthcare facility seeking re-designation fails to meet the requirements outlined in subsection (f)(1) - (4) of this section, the original designation will expire on its expiration date.
  2. 2. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 Frequently Asked Application Questions: (1) Question: Many parts of the application ask for additional narratives, policies, forms, etc. How do I organize the application so the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) knows which question I’m answering? (1) Answer: Organize the application in a way that all attachments (narratives, policies, etc.) are easily referenced. Place the entire application questionnaire at the front of the packet and then behind that section, sequentially insert the attachments. Reference each question in the application to the corresponding attachment number. Example: Describe your hospital.................See Attachment A Attach RAC letter........................See Attachment B Medical Staff Resolution.............See Attachment C (2) Question: Should I bind all four copies of the application? (2) Answer: If you bind your application, only bind three copies. The original should be paper clipped or rubber banded, without tabs or dividers. The original application goes into your permanent file at DSHS. (3) Question: Whom do I call for information or guidance while completing the application? (3) Answer: For Technical Assistance call Terri Vernon 512/834-6700 ext. 2375. For content or clarification of questions please call or email us at: Lisa Fallon – 512/834-6700 ext. 2457 lisa.fallon@dshs.state.tx.us 2
  3. 3. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 Application Submission Instructions: (for initial and re-designations) 1. Complete the “Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility Designation Application”. Answer all questions completely and enclose the requested attachments. If a question does not apply to your facility, answer with “n/a” (not applicable). 2. Complete the “Advanced (Level III) Trauma Criteria Checklist” utilizing the columns labeled "Hospital". This document can be downloaded at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/formsresources.shtm#trauma or a copy can be requested from the OEMS/TS Program at (512) 834-6700 ext. 2375 or by email: terri.vernon@dshs.state.tx.us 3. Submit the following documents: • four (4) copies of the “Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility Designation Application.” • four (4) copies of the completed “Advanced (Level III) Trauma Criteria Checklist”. • the application fee* ($10.00 per licensed bed, $1,500 minimum/$2,500 maximum). • a letter from the Regional Advisory Council (RAC) with which the facility is affiliated confirming facility participation in RAC activities. 4. Submit the required documents to: Texas Department of State Health Services Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination Cash Receipts Branch, MC 2003 P.O. Box 149347 Austin, Texas 78714-9347 5. For further information relating to the designation process following submission of the application, refer to the “Process for Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility Designation Application” document at the following OEMS/TS web address. http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/formsresources.shtm#trauma 3
  4. 4. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination Cash Receipts Branch, MC 2003 PO Box 149347 Austin, TX 78714-9347 (512) 834-6700 Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility Designation Application Date:       Hospital Name:       Mailing Address:       City, State, Zip:       County:       Trauma Service Area (TSA):      Initial Designation Re-Designation Expiration Date:      Contact Person:       Title/position:       Phone Number(s): (   )   -     or (   )   -     Fax Number(s): (   )   -     or (   )   -     Email Address:        Number of licensed beds (based on most recent licensing survey):      DSHS License Number:       Amount enclosed: $      (Make check payable to: “Texas Department of State Health Services”) (Fee for Level III: $10.00 per licensed bed – minimum fee $1,500 / maximum fee $2,500) Signature (of CEO or authorized person): ___________________________ Date:            Typed name (of CEO or authorized person) Title:       Phone: (   )   -     Email:        4 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
  5. 5. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 I. PURPOSE OF REVIEW A. Check type of Review: Initial Designation Review Lead Facility? Yes No Re-Designation Review Lead Facility? Yes No B. Patient Population Adult Only Pediatric Only Adult and Pediatric C. How many prior reviews has the DSHS conducted at your trauma center?    (number) If none skip to section II D. Has your center ever been reviewed by the DSHS under a different name? Yes No If “Yes,” What name?       E. Date of the most recent review:      If designated, provide the date of designation:       1. Reviewers:      2. Describe, in detail, any improvements at your facility impacting the trauma program. 3. Describe any administrative changes at your facility impacting the trauma program. II. Hospital Information A. Describe your hospital, including tax status, governance and affiliations. Define your hospital’s role in the community, including regional trauma system development and implementation. Include applicable organizational charts. B. What is the percent of payer mix for all hospital patients and for trauma patients? Payer All Patients Trauma Patients Commercial      %      % Medicaid      %      % HMO/PPO      %      % Uncompensated/Indigent      %      % Other      %      % C. Are all trauma patients within one facility? Yes No If “No”, describe multi-facility relationships. D. Hospital Beds Hospital Beds Adult Pediatric Total Licensed                   Staffed                   Average Census                   5
  6. 6. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 E. Hospital Commitment 1. Describe, in narrative format, the commitment of your administration to trauma. 2. Enclose the medical staff resolution within the past three years supporting the trauma center. 3. Enclose the hospital governing body resolution (within the past 3 years) supporting the trauma center. 4. Is there specific budgetary support for the trauma service? Yes No If “yes”, describe. III.Pre-Hospital System A. Pre-Hospital description (narrative format) 1. Describe your EMS system including primary and secondary catchment areas (geographic boundaries): (Provide 8-1/2@x11@ map of primary and secondary catchment areas.) 2. Define the population and square mileage of the primary catchment area Define the population and square mileage of the secondary catchment area: 3. Identify the number and level of other trauma centers in your primary and secondary catchment areas and describe their relationships to your trauma center (include map) B. EMS 1. Who has the day to day authority over EMS in your system? City County Region Other 2. Enclose a description of the EMS governing body; including medical leadership. 3. What type of public access to EMS is used in your community (check all that apply) 911 Enhanced 911 Other (define): 4. How are EMS personnel dispatched to the scene of an injury (check all the apply) EMS center or 911 Center Law Enforcement Fire Department Other (define):       6
  7. 7. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 Identify the initial responders to injury scenes in your primary (1o ) and secondary (2o ) catchment areas (check all that apply). Training Level / Agency ECA Basic Intermediate Paramedic 1o 2o 1o 2o 1o 2o Fire Police EMS Other 5. EMS providers are (check all the apply) Profit Status: Service Type: Government entity City Other Private for Profit County Private not for Profit Hospital Based 6. Define the air medical support services available in your primary and secondary catchment areas. 7. Does your hospital serve as a base station for EMS operations and provide online medical control: (check all the apply) Air / Ground: Ground EMS Program Base station medical control (air) Off-line medical control Base station medical control (ground) On-line medical control 8. Detail your hospital’s participation in pre-hospital training and pre-hospital performance improvement. 9. Describe the participation of both the TMD and TNC/TPM in the regional disaster plan. 10. Describe your hospital’s capability to respond to hazardous materials (radioactive, chemical, biological, other): IV. Trauma Service A. Trauma Medical Director’s name:       1. Complete Attachment #1 - Trauma Medical Director (TMD). 2. Provide trauma-related CME course names and dates for the Trauma Medical Director (Do Not Include with application. Have available for review at site survey). 3. Provide a narrative job description for the TMD AND an organizational chart of trauma service which depicts its relationships to the Department of Surgery and other major hospital departments and services. Both the job description and the organizational chart should reflect the TMD’s parameters of authority and should include a description of the procedure for removing physicians from Trauma Call roster 4. List all surgeons currently taking trauma call on Table A (enclosed at end of packet) 5. Does the trauma call schedule include non-trauma emergencies? Yes No If “Yes”, explain.       7
  8. 8. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 6. Does the surgeon on trauma call take call at more than one facility simultaneously? Yes No 7. Provide trauma-related CME course names and dates for all trauma surgeons other than the Trauma Medical Director (Do Not Include with application. Have available for review at site survey). 4. Do you have a published trauma back-up call schedule? Yes No (have available for review at site survey the most recent three months postings) 5. Total number of trauma surgeons with additional qualifications in critical care.       Provide trauma-related CME course names and dates (Do Not Include with application. Have available for review at site survey). 6. Total number of trauma fellowship trained surgeons on call panel.      Provide trauma-related CME course names and dates (Do Not Include with application. Have available for review at site survey). 11. Are trauma surgeons compensated for taking trauma call? Yes No B. Trauma Coordinator 1. What percent of time is the Trauma Coordinator position dedicated to the trauma program? _______________% 2. Attach the Trauma Coordinator’s Curriculum Vitae. 3. Describe the administrative reporting structure and attach an organizational chart.       2. Provide a narrative job description for your Trauma Coordinator. 3. List support personnel (names, titles, and FTEs).       4. I s the trauma register position full-time? Yes No 5. How many patients were entered in the trauma registry during the reporting period?       8
  9. 9. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 C. Trauma Service 1. Is there a specified Trauma Service at your facility? Yes No 2. If yes, attach a description of the service including how the Trauma Medical Director oversees all aspects of the multi-disciplinary care from the time of injury through discharge. 3. Does the Trauma Medical Director review the performance of the members on the trauma panel (physicians taking trauma call) annually? Yes No 4. Does the Trauma Medical Director have the authority to remove/appoint members on the trauma panel? Yes No 5. Provide a narrative description of the credentialing criteria/qualifications for surgeons/physicians serving on the trauma panel. D. Trauma Response 1. Attach the criteria you use to activate the trauma team (in policy format)? 2. Define the personnel on the trauma team for each level of activation (attachment). 3. What number and percent of trauma activations were highest level, moderate level and consult level? Level Number Percent Highest            Moderate            Consult            4. Define your policy and criteria for the notification and response of the trauma attending to ED:       5. Who has the authority to activate the trauma team?      6. How is the trauma team activated? Group Pager Telephone Over-head page Other, describe ____________ 7. Do trauma surgeons take in-house call? Yes No 8. What percent of the time is the surgeon present in the ED on patient arrival or within 30 minutes of page for the highest level of activation? __________% E. Trauma Service/Hospital Statistical Data 1. Total number of ED visits for reporting year, including DOA (provide month/year to month/year dates used in filling out application).      2. Total number of trauma-related ED visits:       ( ICD-9 codes between 800-959.9)_ 9
  10. 10. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 3. Trauma Admissions Service Number of Admissions Trauma Service       Orthopedic Service       Neurosurgical Service       Other Surgical Service       Non-Surgical Service       Total Trauma Admissions       What is the percent of the following?       %Penetrating       %Blunt       %Burns       %Other (drowning, etc) 4. Disposition from ED of patients admitted to the Trauma Services Disposition Admitted to Trauma Service ED to OR       ED to ICU       ED to Floor       Total       5. Injury Severity and Mortality ISS Number Deaths % Mortality 0-9                  10-15                  16-24                  > 25                  a) Explain any inconsistency between total admissions, total disposition from ED and total ISS numbers       F. Trauma Transfers 1. Is there a defined policy to accept the transfer of trauma patients from referring hospitals? Yes No 2. Number of trauma transfers: Transfers Air Ground TOTAL Transfers in                   Transfers out                   3. Do you have transfer agreements for the management of acutely injured trauma patients? Yes No If “Yes”, have documentation available for review at site survey. G. Trauma bypass/Divert 1. Enclose a copy of your diversion policy. 10
  11. 11. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 2. Has your facility been on trauma bypass/divert during the previous year? Yes No If “Yes,” complete Table B “Trauma Bypass/Divert Occurrences” (located at end of document). 3. Provide a narrative description of the role of the Trauma Surgeon in the decision to bypass. H. List all neurosurgeons taking trauma call on Table C (located at end of document). 1. Does your facility have full-time* neurosurgery capabilities in place? Yes No * In general, physician service capability must be in place 24/7. In determining whether capability is present, DSHS may use the concept of substantial compliance, which is defined as having capability at least 90% of the time (i.e. 27 out of 30 days in a month). 2. Complete Attachment #2 - neurosurgical representative to the trauma program. 3. Provide trauma-related CME course names and dates for all neurosurgeons (available for review at site survey). 4. Do the neurosurgeons take call at more than one hospital simultaneously? Yes No 5. Is there a posted back-up call schedule? Yes No 6. Who provides the initial evaluation and management of the neuro-trauma patients if other than the neurosurgeon and how is this individual credentialed? Person:       Credentials:      7. Number of Trauma Fellowship trained neurosurgeons on call panel:       8. Are there neurosurgical mid-level providers assisting in the care of neuro trauma? Yes No If “Yes”, provide narrative explanation. I. List all orthopedic surgeons taking trauma call on Table D (located at end of document). 1. Does your facility have full-time* orthopaedic surgery capabilities in place? Yes No * In general, physician service capability must be in place 24/7. In determining whether capability is present, DSHS may use the concept of substantial compliance, which is defined as having capability at least 90% of the time (i.e. 27 out of 30 days in a month). 2. Complete Attachment #3 - orthopedic surgeon representative to the Trauma Program. 3. Have trauma-related CME course names and dates for all orthopedic surgeons available at the time of survey. 4. Do the orthopaedic surgeons take call at more than one hospital simultaneously?   Yes No 11
  12. 12. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 5. Is there a posted back-up call schedule? Yes No 6. Number of Trauma Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons on the trauma call panel:       J. List the anesthesiologists who care for trauma patients on Table E (located at end of document). 1. Complete Attachment #4 - anesthesiologist representative to the Trauma Program. 2. How many anesthesiologists are certified in critical care?       3. Do you have anesthesia available in hospital 24 hours a day? Yes No If “No,” is there a Performance Improvement Program monitoring anesthesia response? Yes No 4. Define the role of CRNAs in the care of injured patients.       5. Have trauma-related CME course names and dates for all anesthesiologist available at the time of survey. HOSPITAL FACILITIES K. Emergency Department 1. List emergency department physicians on the Trauma Panel on Table F (located at end of document). a) Complete Attachment #5 - emergency medicine representative to the Trauma Program. b) Have trauma-related CME course names and dates for all ED physicians on the Trauma Panel available at the time of survey. c) Describe, in narrative, the credentialing requirements for those ED physicians participating in the Trauma Program. d) Does the ED physician respond to in-patient emergencies while on duty? Yes No e) Does the ED physician have other responsibilities outside the ED while on duty? If “Yes”, provide a narrative description. 2. How do pre-hospital personnel access the emergency department: Radio Phone What is the average lead time (in minutes) from EMS communication to arrival at ED? By ground?       By air?       3. Attach a copy of ED Trauma Flow Sheet. 12
  13. 13. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 4. Define the experience, certification, education requirements, as well as the credentialing process for the nurses providing care to the trauma patient in the Emergency Department. a) Nursing staff demographics: 1)Average years of experience:     2)Annual rate of turnover:     3) Provide a narrative describing your ED staffing pattern and describe how you ensure adequate nurse to patient ratios? b) Percent of staff: All ED Nurses RN’s      %      % TNCC      %      % ATCN      %      % ACLS      %      % PALS      %      % ENPC      %      % CEN L. Radiology / Ultrasound 1. Is there resuscitation and monitoring equipment available in the radiology suite? Yes No 2. Who accompanies and monitors the trauma patient to the radiology suite? Physician Trauma RN Tech Other ______________ 3. Is there a 24 hour CT technician available in-hospital? Yes No If “No,” is there a Performance Improvement Program that reviews timeliness of CT response? Yes No 4. Define how the trauma team has access to ED ultrasound. (Choose one) ED Ultrasound is provided by the trauma surgeons and emergency physicians who have been trained in the FAST technique. ED ultrasound is performed by the radiologists who are always available to provide this service. Other (If “other”, explain).       5. Is a radiologist in-house 24/7? Yes No 6. Is teleradiography available to augment the initial interpretations by a non-radiologist? Yes No 7. Attach a narrative description explaining how differences in interpretations are reconciled. 8. Explain how the trauma team accesses emergency computed tomography, arteriography and MRI include and expected response times of radiology staff. Are response times monitored in the trauma PI program? Yes No 13
  14. 14. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 M. Operating Room 1. Number of operating rooms: 2. Do you have an OR Dedicated to Trauma? Yes No If “No,” provide a narrative description of the procedure to access OR STAT. 3. Do you have operating room personnel in-house 24/7 to start an operation Yes No If no, number of teams on call and expected response times. Number of teams on back-up call Response time 4. Attach a description of the mechanism for opening the OR if the team is not in-house 24/7? 5. Are there warming devices available in the OR for the following: Patient: Yes No Fluids: Yes No Rooms: Yes No 6. Do you have documentation and statistics of surgeons’ availability/response to the OR? Yes No N. PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) 1. Number of beds:      2. What are the hours of operation:       AM PM -       AM PM Is there an after hours call back system? Yes Recovered in ICU 3. Define the experience, certification, education requirements, as well as the credentialing for the nurses providing care to the trauma patient in the PACU. 4. Percent of total RN staff:       % CCRN       % ACLS       % TNCC       % PALS       % ATCN       % ENPC O. ICU 1. ICU Beds: Total ICU Beds:      Total Surgical Beds:      Total Neurosurgical Beds:      Total Pediatric Beds:      Total Stepdown Beds:      2. Attach the policy for opening beds for trauma patients. 3. Who is the surgical director of the ICU? (Have CV available on site) Name:       14
  15. 15. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 Does the director have additional certification in Surgical Critical Care? Yes No 4. Which Physician specialist maintains primary responsibility for direction of trauma patients care in ICU? Surgeon ICU Intensivist Other:      5. Who provides the immediate response for after hours life threatening emergencies in the adult ICU?       6. Provide a narrative description of the process for resolving quality of care issues in the ICU. 7. Provide a narrative description of the credentialing process for surgeons providing care in the ICU. 8. Do you have documentation and statistics of surgeon’ availability/response to the ICU? Yes No 9. Define the experience, certification, and education requirements, as well as the credentialing process for the nurses providing care to the trauma patients in the ICU. 10. Nursing Staff Demographics: Average years of experience:       a) Annual turnover:       b) ICU RN Staffing Pattern:       (1RN to 2 pts., etc.) d) Certifications - total staff number:            % CCRN       % ACLS       % TNCC       % PALS       % ATCN       % ENPC 11. Is there an annual trauma skills credentialing/compentency assessment for ICU nurses?   Yes No P. Clinical Laboratory 1. Blood Bank a) Describe the source of blood products. b) Hospital processed: Yes No c) Regional Blood Bank: Yes No d) Do you have any satellite blood banks and/or blood refrigerators in the hospital? Yes No Where: 15
  16. 16. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 e) Is there a massive transfusion protocol to facilitate blood component therapy? Yes No f) How many transfusions are required to activate protocol? g) Define the mechanism for accessing uncross-matched blood in emergency situations. Please attach. h) What is the average turnaround time, in minutes, for an emergency: Type Specific blood:       Full cross-match:       i) List additional blood components available at the facility. (FFP, platelets, cryoprecipitate, Factor VIII and Factor IX)? 2. Clinical Lab a) Where is the clinical laboratory located? Include a description of its proximity to the Emergency Department.       b) Define the mechanism to identify the blood specimen as a trauma STAT and the mechanism by which the lab report gets to the emergency department or operating room.       c) What is the estimated ED stat-turn-around time, in minutes for: Hemoglobin or Hemocrit:       Minutes Electrolytes:       Minutes Blood Gases:       Minutes Coagulation Profile:       Minutes DPL:       Minutes Drug Screen/Technology:       Minutes d) Do you have any point of care testing capability? Yes No e) Define circumstances under which you obtain drug screen/toxicology.       f) Does the hospital have micro-sampling capabilities for children? Yes No 16        Where?:     
  17. 17. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 g) Is there 24 hour staffing? Yes No V. Specialty Services A. Pediatric Trauma 1. What is the maximal age for a pediatric trauma patient in your hospital? 2. Pediatric Trauma Admissions: Service Number of Admissions Trauma       Orthopedic       Neurosurgical       Other Surgical       Non-Surgical       Total Trauma       ISS Category Number Deaths % Mortality 0-9                   10-15                   16-24                   >25                   3. Is there a separate Pediatric Trauma Team? Yes No If “Yes”, attach a narrative description. 4. Is there a separate Pediatric ICU? Yes No a) Total Pediatric ICU beds (exclude neonatal):      b) If no PICU, is there a transfer agreement for PICU care? Yes No c) Who is Surgical Director for PICU and what is his/her training? Name:      Training:      5. Who is the PICU medical director? Name:      6. Which physician specialist maintains primary responsibility for the direction of the pediatric trauma patient care in the PICU? Surgeon PICU Intensivist Other:       17
  18. 18. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 7. Describe in narrative the process for credentialing for the care of the pediatric trauma patients. 8. Number of physicians with added training (fellowship/residency) in pediatric care with their specialty: Trauma Surgery:       Neurosurgery:       Orthopedic surgery:       Emergency medicine:       9. Does the hospital have a separate area in the ED for pediatric resuscitation? Yes No 10. Do you have policies regarding the transfer of injured pediatric patients? Yes (Attach Policies) No 11. Are there and transfer agreements/protocols for pediatric trauma patients? Yes (Have available on site) No 12. Define the experience, certification and education requirements, as well as the credentialing process for the nurses providing care to the trauma patients in the PICU. a) Percent of total staff:       %CCRN       %ACLS       %APLS       %TNCC       %PALS 13. Nursing Staff demographics: a) Average years of experience:       b) Annual turnover:       c) Average nurse/patient staffing pattern:       14. Is there pediatric resuscitation equipment in all patient care areas? Yes No B. Rehabilitative Services: 1. Who is the designated Rehabilitation Physician Representative to the Trauma Program? Name:      Complete Attachment #6 - rehabilitation physician representative to the trauma program. 2. Attach a narrative description of the role and relationship of rehabilitation services to the trauma service (define where and when rehabilitation begins). 3. What services are provided in the ICU? Physical Therapy? Yes No Occupational Therapy? Yes No Speech Therapy? Yes No 18
  19. 19. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 4. If applicable, attach a narrative description of the pediatric rehabilitation service: 5. Do you have transfer arrangements for in-patient rehabilitation? Yes No (have protocols available on site) 6. What system is used to measure rehabilitation patient outcome? C. Burn Patients 1. Number of burn patients admitted during last reporting year:      2. Number of burn patients transferred for acute care during reporting year: IN:      OUT:      3. Do you have any transfer arrangements for burn patients. Yes No Have the agreement/protocol available onsite. D. Spinal Cord Injuries. 1. Number of spinal column injuries treated during last reporting year:      2. How many of these patients had neurologic deficits?       3. Number of patients with acute spinal column injuries transferred during reporting year: IN:      OUT:       4. Are there any transfer arrangements for spinal column injury patients. Yes No (have protocols available on site) E. Organ Procurement 1. Do you have an organ procurement program? Yes No a) If yes, how many trauma referrals were made to the Regional Organ Procurement Organization last year?      b) How many trauma patient donors in the last year?      F. Social Services 1. Is there a dedicated Social Worker for trauma services? Yes No If “No,” attach a narrative descriptive the commitment from Social Services to the trauma patient? 2. Describe in narrative, the support services available for crisis intervention and individual family counseling. 19
  20. 20. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 VI. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (PI) Do not send any Performance Improvement documents or minutes! These should be available at time of review. A. Performance Improvement (PI) Program. (ATTACH AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT) 1. Attach a description of the PI program, including how issues are identified, tracked, TNC/TMD involvement and who is responsible for closing the loop on system and peer review issues. Have PI reports available onsite. 2. Attach a copy of the Trauma Audit Form. 3. Be prepared to articulate/demonstrate how Trauma PI has affected the way trauma patient care is rendered. 4. Are nursing issues reviewed in the Trauma PI Process? Yes No If “No,” describe in narrative, how nursing ensures standards and protocols are followed on their units. B. Trauma Registry 1. Do you have a trauma registry? Yes No a) If “Yes,” how many months/years are complete for review? Months:     Years:     b) If “Yes,” what registry program are you using?       2. Who abstracts data from the charts and enters data in to the registry?       3. What percentages of patients entered in the trauma registry are complete within 45 days of discharge?       % 4. Describe in narrative, the inclusion criteria for patient entry in to the trauma registry. 5. Which of the following affiliation do you have for your trauma registry? State Regional National 20
  21. 21. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 C. Trauma Death Audit 1. How many trauma deaths have there been during the reporting period? (include DOA, ED deaths, and in-house deaths)?       2. Who reviews Emergency Department Trauma Deaths?       3. Who review in-house Trauma Deaths?       4. List the number of deaths categorized as: Preventable:       Non-preventable:       Possibly preventable:       5. What percentage of your deaths have autopsies?        6. Attach in narrative a description of how autopsy findings are reported to the Trauma Registry and Trauma PI. D. Multidisciplinary Trauma Committee(s) 1. Provide a description of any committee with trauma PI involvement in Chart G (at end of this document), include system and peer review committees. a) Do you have a protocol manual for trauma? Yes No (have available onsite) b) Has the trauma program instituted evidenced based trauma management guidelines? Yes No VII. Educational Activities/Outreach Programs A. Do you have a General Surgery Residency Program? Yes No If “Yes,” does it interact with the trauma service? Yes No B. Do you have other integrated/affiliated Specialty Residency Programs? Yes No If “Yes,” list and define any relationship with the trauma program.       C. Do you have a trauma fellowship? Yes No Which specialties? D. Provide a narrative description of trauma education programs for physicians, nurses and pre-hospital providers. E. Do you provide ATLS courses? Yes No Provide dates of classes for the last three years (provider, instructor, refresher) 21
  22. 22. Budget/Fund: ZZ100-160 356002 F. Is there any hospital funding for physician, nursing, or EMS trauma education? Yes No G. Describe in narrative, your hospital’s outreach programs for trauma, such as 1-800 referral line, follow-up letters, and community hospital trauma education. List any trauma related presentations given outside of you facility within the last 3 years. (maximum of 12) H. Do you have any injury prevention /public trauma education programs? Yes No 1. Who is the designated injury prevention coordinator?       2. List and describe briefly all injury prevention programs. Include any state, regional or national affiliations for your injury prevention programs. 3. Describe how you evaluate the effectiveness of your injury prevention programs. ____________________________________________ Signature of Trauma Coordinator ___________________________________________ Signature of Trauma Medical Director _____________________ Date _____________________ Date 22
  23. 23. APPLICATION DOCUMENT CHECKLIST I. General Information Hospital’s Governing Body Resolution Medical Staff Resolution II. Prehospital System Bypass/Divert Protocol Table A: Trauma Surgeons III. Trauma Service CV: Trauma Service Director CV: Neurosurgical representative to the Trauma Program CV: Orthopedic surgeon representative to the Trauma Program CV: Anesthesiology representative to the Trauma Program CV: Trauma Coordinator Job Description: Trauma Service Director (include description of authority) Job Description: Trauma Coordinator Organizational Chart: Trauma Service Organizational Chart: Trauma Coordinator Table B: Trauma Bypass/Divert Occurrences (if applicable) Table C: Neurosurgeons Table D: Orthopedic Surgeons Table E: Anesthesiology IV. Hospital Facilities CV: Emergency Medicine representative to the Trauma Program Table F: Emergency Medicine Trauma Flow Sheet (ED) Trauma Team Activation Protocols V. Specialty/Rehabilitation CV: Physiatrist representative to the Trauma Program VI. Performance Improvement Table G: Trauma PI Committee(s) Trauma PI Audit Form VII. Research CV: Research Director VIII. Other documents required Essential Criteria for a General Trauma Facility self-assessment completed Regional Advisory Council’s (RAC) letter of participation
  24. 24. Table A TRAUMA SURGEONS List all surgeons currently taking trauma call Name Residency Board Certified ATLS TraumaCMEHours(3yrtotal) Frequencyoftraumacall permonth Trauma patients admitted per year Trauma patients admitted per year (ISS >15) Operati ve cases per year Where Year Type (abbr.) Year Instructor? Exp Date (mm/yy)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  25. 25. Table B TRAUMA BYPASS/DIVERT OCCURRENCES Complete if your facility has gone on trauma bypass/divert during the previous year Date of Occurrence Time on Bypass Time Off Bypass Reason for Bypass                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Total number of occurrences of bypass during reporting period?       # of occurrences Total number of hours on diversion during reporting period?      # of hours
  26. 26. Table C NEUROSURGEONS List all neurosurgeons taking trauma call Name Residency Board Certified ATLS TraumaCMEHours(3yrtotal) Frequencyoftraumacall permonth Where Year Type (abbr.) Year Instructor? Exp. Date?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
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  28. 28. Table D ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS List all orthopaedic surgeons taking trauma call Name Residency Board Certified ATLS TraumaCMEHours(3yrtotal) Frequencyoftraumacall permonth Where Year Type (abbr.) Year Instructor? Exp. Date?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
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  30. 30. Table E ANESTHESIOLOGY Name Residency Board Certified ATLS TraumaCMEHours(3yrtotal) Frequencyoftraumacall permonth Where Year Type (abbr.) Year Instructor? Exp. Date?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
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  32. 32. Table F EMERGENCY MEDICINE List Emergency Department Physicians on the Trauma Panel Name Residency Board Certified ATLS TraumaCMEHours(3yrtotal) Frequencyofshifts/calls permonth Where Year Type (abbr.) Year Instructor? Exp. Date?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
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  34. 34. Table G PI COMMITTEES Multi-disciplinary Trauma Committee(s): to provide a description of any committee with trauma PI involvement complete this table, including morbidity and mortality review: Name of Committee                   What is the purpose of the committee?                   Describe the membership using titles                   Name/Title of Chairperson Name       Name       Name       Title       Title       Title       How often does the committee meet?                   Are there attendance requirements? If yes, describe: Yes No                   Attendance of specialty panel members: Emergency Medicine Anesthesia Orthopedics Neurosurgery      (%)      (%)       (%)       (%) Emergency Medicine Anesthesia Orthopedics Neurosurgery       (%)       (%)       (%)       (%) Emergency Medicine Anesthesia Orthopedics Neurosurgery      (%)      (%)       (%)       (%) Committee reports to whom?                  
  35. 35. ATTACHMENT #1 TRAUMA MEDICAL DIRECTOR Name: ______________________________________________________________ Medical School: ______________________________________________________ Year Graduated: __________ Post Graduate Training (Residency): ______________________________________ Year Completed: __________ Fellowships: Where Completed Year Completed Trauma _______________ ______________ Surgical Critical Care _______________ ______________ Pediatric Surgery _______________ ______________ Other _______________ ______________ Board Certified: _____ Yes _____ No Date: __________ Specialty: __________________________________________ FACS: _____ Yes _____ No ATLS Verified _____ Yes _____ No Instructor _____ Provider _____ Expiration Date: __________ Trauma CME Total __________ Internal__________ External _________ Trauma Admissions: __________/year ISS>15 __________/year Operative Cases/yr Non-trauma __________ *Trauma __________ * Trauma operations include those requiring spinal or general anesthesia in the operating room.
  36. 36. ATTACHMENT #2 NEUROSURGICAL REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TRAUMA PROGRAM Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Medical School: ___________________________________________________________ Year Graduated: ______________ Post Graduate Training (Residency):__________________________________________ Year Completed: _____________ Fellowship: ______________________________________________________________ Year Completed: ______________ Board Certification: _______________________________________________________ Year Certified: _______________ Ever ATLS Verified: ______Yes ______No Instructor______ Provider______ FACS: ______Yes ______No Trauma-Related Societal Memberships: AANS_______ CNS _______ Other _______ Trauma CME Total ___________ (within the last three years) Internal ___________ External ___________
  37. 37. ATTACHMENT #3 ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TRAUMA PROGRAM Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Medical School: ___________________________________________________________ Year Graduated: ______________ Post Graduate Training (Residency):__________________________________________ Year Completed: _____________ Fellowship: ______________________________________________________________ Year Completed: ______________ Board Certification: _______________________________________________________ Year Certified: _______________ Ever ATLS Verified: ______Yes ______No Instructor______ Provider______ FACS: ______Yes ______No Trauma-Related Societal Memberships: OTA _______ AAOS _______ Other _______ Trauma CME Total ___________ (within the last three years) Internal ___________ External ___________
  38. 38. ATTACHMENT #4 ANESTHESIOLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TRAUMA PROGRAM Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Medical School: ___________________________________________________________ Year Graduated: ______________ Post Graduate Training (Residency):__________________________________________ Year Completed: _____________ Fellowship: ______________________________________________________________ Year Completed: ______________ Board Certification: _______________________________________________________ Year Certified: _______________ Ever ATLS Verified: ______Yes ______No Instructor______ Provider______
  39. 39. ATTACHMENT #5 EMERGENCY MEDICINE REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TRAUMA PROGRAM Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Medical School: ___________________________________________________________ Year Graduated: ______________ Post Graduate Training (Residency):__________________________________________ Year Completed: _____________ Board Certification (Specify Board):__________________________ Year Completed:_______ __________________________ Year Completed:_______ __________________________ Year Completed:_______ Ever ATLS Verified: ______Yes ______No Instructor______ Provider______ Expiration Date (?):_____________
  40. 40. ATTACHMENT #6 REHABILITATION PHYSICIAN REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TRAUMA PROGRAM Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Medical School: ___________________________________________________________ Year Graduated: ______________ Post Graduate Training (Residency):__________________________________________ Year Completed: _____________ Fellowship: ______________________________________________________________ Year Completed: ______________ Board Certification: _______________________________________________________ Year Certified: _______________ Additional Certification/Training:____________________________________________

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