Sports Safety Symposium For The Community
Sunday, May 4, 2014
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Are you Sport Smart?
Dr. Rhodes (Associate Director of Trauma) and Dr. Gracias (Chief of Acute Care Surgery) from the Level I Trauma Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital visit the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland to present a cutting edge surgical education program to trauma surgeons on rib fixation and chest wall reconstruction.
This year's Simulation Week (June 3-7) is an exciting collection of programs for the acute care provider (physician, nurse, medic, EMT, respiratory therapist and others).
Did you know?
The Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren conference has been cancelled due to the impending weather. Please mark your calendar as we will be rescheduling for May 9th. Same time, same place. We apologize for the inconvenience, but look forward to seeing you in May!
RWJ's Level I Trauma Center's Vicente Gracias, MD, and Diana Starace featured in mycentraljersey.com story about recent study showing that New Jersey has one of the lowest number of injury-related
Simulation Week will feature programs for all health care providers in the acute care setting. The following is a sampling of some of the available courses:
The car crash came without warning. Stanley Sackowitz, of Hamilton, felt lucky to be alive after the initial impact. Then, the pain set in — mind-numbing pain resulting from 11 broken ribs that left him gasping for breath.
“Each time I would try to breathe, the pain was overwhelming. I couldn’t get enough air,” recalled Mr. Sackowitz, who also suffered a collapsed lung and fractured hip.
The NJ Trauma Center Council Injury Prevention Coordinators are proud to provide you with a new instructional child passenger safety DVD entitled, "Staying Safe in the Car".