Injury prevention and mitigation are important parts of the mission of PeaceHealth.

As part of our overall strategy of increasing community health and mitigating the greatest hazards causing injury and accidents, PeaceHealth Office of EMS, Injury Prevention and Trauma Education sponsors and coordinates major collaborative community efforts, coalitions and services.

 

COALITION SPONSORSHIP/MAJOR ACTIVITIES

SAFE KIDS WEST OREGON COALITION

  • Coordinate and sponsor quarterly coalition meetings

  • Quarterly officer collaboration meetings

  • Monthly and quarterly car seat clinics with free or low-cost car seats and boosters installed for free

  • Annual Family Safety Fair

  • Outreach events for at-risk populations

  • Free bicycle helmets and safety education

  • Media engagement in child safety topics and services

  • Funding development for operation capital

STOP THE BLEED/STOP THE BLEED TRAIN THE TRAINER

  • Monthly training of Train the Trainers

  • ATAB Regional STB Resource

  • QUARTERLY TRAIN THE TRAINER CLASSES

  • ANNUAL STATEWIDE TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSES AT STATE EMS CONVENTION

FALLS PREVENTION

  • LOCAL SPEAKER FOR FALLS PREVENTION WITH COMMUNITY GROUPS AND AT-RISK POPULATIONS

  • COLLABORATION THROUGH MULTIPLE LOCAL ADULT/SENIOR WELLNESS COMMUNITY GROUPS

  • ADVERTISING OF LOCAL TAI CHI COURSES

  • INTERNAL PATIENT EDUCATION THROUGH IN-ROOM MEDI

  • EMS PROTOCOL CHANGES/EDUCATION

  • COMMUNITY PARAMEDIC ENGAGEMENT

  • WILLAMALANE ADULT EDUCATION COMMUNITY FALLS PREVENTION CLASSES

  • HOME CARE GIVER EDUCATION

ADVANCED TRAUMA EDUCATION

  • ANNUAL TRAUMA/CRITICAL CARE PEDITRIC CONFERENCE

  • ANNUAL ATLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE

  • TWICE ANNUAL ATLS PROVIDER COURSES

ADVOCACY AND ENGAGEMENT

  • Chair, State EMS Committee, Oregon Department of Health, EMS and Trauma section 

  • Co-Chair, State EMS Licensing and Disciplinay Committee

  • EMS Representative to State Trauma Advisory Board

  • Chair, Bi-monthly EMS committee 

  • Hospital representative, EMS monthly medical control board (MCB)

  • Hospital representative, REGION 5 Training Association participation

  • Public safety representative on ATV Safety committee

  • EMS representative for ATAB3 committee

  • Hospital representative, Safe Lane Coalition

  • Hospital representative, Mobile Integrated Healthcare

  • EMS representative, STEMI steering committee

  • EMS representative, Stroke steering committee

  • EMS representative, Trauma Multidisciplinary committee

  • EMS/Hospital representative, State Cardiac Arrest Registry (CARES) committee

  • Coordinator, SAFE KIDS WEST Oregon

  • Hospital representative, Lane Community College paramedic program

  • Committee member, Oregon State Ambulance Association

  • Hospital representative, Oregon State Fire Chiefs EMS section

  • Member, state SAFE KIDS coordinating board

  • Member, VISION ZERO safety board