EMS & Trauma Systems Related Web Links

CDC Injury Maps - (http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/maps/default.htm) - Gives you access to the geographic distribution of injury-related mortality rates in the the United States. Injury Maps allows you to create county-level and state-level maps of age-adjusted mortality rates for the entire United States and for individual states.

Leading Causes Charts- (http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/osp/charts.htm) - Charts depicting leading cause of death and leading causes of non-fatal injury.

WISQARS - Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System - (http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html) - The Injury Center's online statistical database mortality and nonfatal injury data. Get customized tables and charts of the latest injury statistics.

World Health Organization - (http://www.who.int/en/) The World Health Organization is the United Nation's specialized agency for health

National Highway Traffic Safety - Office of EMS - NHTSA EMS site with links to curriculums, agendas for the future and other national documents

Flathead County Office of Emergency Services (https://flathead.mt.gov/oes/) - "Dedicated to the Protection of Life and Property through Aggressive Preparedness, Emergency Services Response and Management"

Brain Trauma Foundation
- (http://www.braintrauma.org) -The mission of the Brain Trauma Foundation is to improve the outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients worldwide.

Dept of Labor, Board of Medical Examiners site - (http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/med/ecp) - Information about your EMT license, the new EMT rules and protocols and updated information about the new programs and curriculums.

Dept of Labor Licensee Lookup page
- (http://app.discoveringmontana.com/bsdinq/index.html)
 - Part of the Dept. of Labor website - search for updated information on your license from the Board of Medical Examiners.

National Registry of EMTs - (http://www.nremt.org/ NREMT) - registers EMS providers from across the nation and this web site is designed to provide service to the public, registrants, state and EMTs who are Nationally Registered.

Operation Lifesaver.com - Rail safety and emergency response to train accidents

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma - (http://www.aast.org/) - A premier academic trauma surgery organization in the United States, has approximately 1,000 members from 30 countries, publishes the Journal of Trauma and holds annual scientific meetings.

American College of Chest Physicians - (http://www.chestnet.org/) - ACCP Mission: To promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication.

American College of Surgeons - (http://www.facs.org/) - The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice

American Trauma Society - (https://www.amtrauma.org//) - The American Trauma Society is dedicated to the prevention of trauma and improvement of trauma care.

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma - (http://www.east.org/) - The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma is a non-profit organization organized to furnish leadership and foster advances in the care of injured patients.

Emergency Nurses Association - (http://www.ena.org) - ENA contributes to the professional growth of staff nurses and managers.

National Foundation for Trauma Care - (https://www.traumacenters.org/) - To secure the economic viability of America's Trauma Centers and foster the development of a national system of trauma care so that access to excellent care for the seriously injured is assured.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - (http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/) - NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems

Society of Trauma Nurses - (https://www.traumanurses.org/) - The Society of Trauma Nurses is a membership-based, non-profit organization whose members represent trauma nurses from around the world. Members are nurses involved in trauma care in clinical, administrative, research and educational roles.

National Foundation for Trauma Care - (https://www.traumacenters.org/) - To secure the economic viability of America's Trauma Centers and foster the development of a national system of trauma care so that access to excellent care for the seriously injured is assured.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - (http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/) - NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems

TraumaLink - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- (http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-pediatric-traumatic-stress) - The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia addresses medical trauma in the lives of children and families.