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Performance Improvement and Taxonomy: Trauma Taxonomy as a PI Tool
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 3/24/2020
Expiration Date: 3/24/2023
Last Reviewed Date
Performance Improvement and Taxonomy: Trauma Taxonomy as a PI Tool
Program Overview
Performance Improvement and Taxonomy: Trauma Taxonomy as a PI Tool is a course that originally debuted at TCAA's 2015 Annual Conference. The course reviews the use of safety taxonomy and it's implications on patient outcomes.

Estimated completion time: 30 minutes

Target Audience: The Trauma healthcare team and other clinical departments

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:
1. Explain the origin of the culture of safety taxonomy

2. Identify the goals of implementation
3. Recall 5 nodes of the taxonomy
4. Discover the benefits of adopting this new taxonomy

Moderator: Timothy Murphy
Faculty Presenter: Dr. Donald H. Jenkins  

Presenter Bio

Donald Jenkins, MD graduated medical school at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda MD.  He completed his surgical residency at Wilford Hall USAF hospital in San Antonio TX and trauma fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia PA. He retired from active duty service from the USAF in 2008. He currently serves as trauma medical director at Saint Mary’s Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Ivatury, Rao R. MD, FACS; Guilford, Kelly BS, RN; Malhotra, Ajai K. MD, FACS; Duane, Therese MD, FACS; Aboutanos, Michel MD, FACS; Martin, Nancy MS, RN. Patient Safety in Trauma: Maximal Impact Management Errors at a Level I Trauma Center. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care: February 2008 - Volume 64 - Issue 2 - p 265-272 doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318163359d
Timothy Murphy
Dr. Christoph Kaufman
Jennifer Ward
Deb Myers
Dr. Britt Christmas
Peer Reviewer
Dr. Scott Sagraves
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.5 Arkansas CME Credit
0.5 CE Credit
0.5 COP Credit
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