Professional Links 
 
 
 
 
American College of Surgeons (www.acs.org)

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma mission is to develop and implement programs for trauma care locally and nationally. These programs include education, professional development, standards of care, and assessment of outcomes.

Emergency Nurses Association (www.ena.org)

Illinois Trauma Nurse (www.illinoistraumanurse.org)

The purpose of this website is to educate trauma nurses in the state of Illinois.

MidAmerica Stroke Network (www.midamericastrokenetwork.com)
Saint Louis University Hospital, a certified Stroke Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission and home to the MidAmerica Stroke Network, created the Network in late 2007 to promote quality stroke care measures throughout the region. Employing medical consultations remotely via enhanced visual technologies, SLUCare neuro-specialists assist medical teams in emergency rooms at participating Network hospitals by offering consultative and diagnostic services in potential stroke cases. The neuro-specialist can fully evaluate the patient’s condition and vital signs in order to determine the best treatment.

Society of Trauma Nurses (www.traumanurses.org)

The Society of Trauma Nurses is a professional nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure optimal trauma care.

The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (www.east.org)

The Eastern Association is a scientific organization to assist  trauma surgeons with the care of the injured patient.