As the first trauma center in the state outside of Indianapolis, Parkview is recognized as the leader in the care of injured patients. The Parkview Trauma Center was initially verified by the American College of Surgeons in 2000, followed by verification of its Pediatric Trauma Center in 2003. Parkview achieved re-verification in 2006 and 2009. With its dedication to taking care of injured patients, Parkview’s trauma team is alerted 24/7 and standing ready to begin immediate treatment when an injured patient arrives.
How is a trauma center different? Because of the level of teamwork by the following specialists, the Parkview Adult Trauma Center and Parkview Pediatric Trauma Center can provide immediate medical care any time traumatic injury occurs:
- General surgeons
- Board-certified emergency physicians
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Pediatric critical care specialist
- Pediatric surgeon
- Cardiovascular surgeons
- Trauma epidemiologist
- TNCC and CEN nursing staff
(Trauma Nursing Core Course/Certified Emergency Nurse)
Parkview Trauma Centers are also at the forefront of trauma prevention. Recent initiatives include “Helmets — All the Pros Wear Them,” “Don’t Drink and Drive," “Don’t Text and Drive” and "Share the Road." Working to provide the best possible lifesaving care. Working for safer communities. Parkview’s here when you need us most.