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Trauma System

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FLORIDA'S TRAUMA SYSTEM 

FLORIDA'S TRAUMA SYSTEM

The Department is working with trauma professionals, hospitals, and communities to develop a trauma system that is inclusive, sustainable, and integrated for safe, effective, and efficient care of injured patients in Florida.

Key Trauma System Information

American College of Surgeons Recommendations (May 2013)
Florida Trauma System Consultative Report provides a systematic review of the trauma system

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-EMS (NHTSA) (November 2013)

Trauma Service Area Assessment (January 6, 2016)

Trauma System Locations - An overview of our trauma centers and acute care hospitals locations within the state of Florida.

Map to Trauma Centers & Acute Care Hospitals

       List of trauma centers names, levels and counties

The Florida Trauma Registry supports the trauma centers' required activities, including performance improvement, outcomes research and resource use, as well as providing the state public health system with the necessary data for statewide planning and injury prevention initiatives.

Trauma Registry

Statutes and Rules

Public Notices

Public Notice:

Notification of Approval and Denial of Provisional Trauma Center Applications 2017

Notification of Verification of Level II Trauma Centers 2016

Rule Workshop and Hearings

64J-2.006 Rule Hearing Agenda, Tallahassee, FL February 14, 2017

DRAFT 2017 NGTR Data Dictionary

Notice 64J-2.006 Rule Hearing Notice, Tallahassee, FL February 14, 2017

64J-2 Rule Hearing Transcript, Tallahassee, FL September 26, 2016

64J-2 Rule Workshop Recording, Tallahassee, FL September 26, 2016

Trauma Chapter 64J-2 Rule Hearing Agenda, Tallahassee, FL September 26, 2016

Notice 64J-2 Rule Hearing, Tallahassee, FL September 26, 2016

64J-2.002 Rule Workshop Recording August 18, 2016

Post-Workshop Written Comment Submissions July 21, 2016

64J-2 Rule Workshop Transcript, Orlando, FL, July 11, 2016

Notice 64J-2 Rule Workshop Agenda, Orlando, FL July 11, 2016

Notice 64J-2 Rule Workshop, Orlando, FL July 11, 2016

64J-2 Rule Workshop Transcript, West Palm Beach, FL June 28, 2016

Notice 64J-2 Rule Workshop, West Palm Beach, FL June 28, 2016

64J-2 Rule Workshop Transcript, Tallahassee, FL June 21, 2016

Notice 64J-2 Rule Workshop, Tallahassee, FL June 21, 2016

Trauma Chapter 64J-2 Rule Workshop Agenda, Tallahassee, FL June 21, 2016

Trauma Chapter 64J-2 Rule Hearing Agenda, March 10, 2016

Trauma Chapter 64J-2 Rule Hearing Agenda

Florida Acute Care Trauma Registry Manual 2016

Florida Trauma Registry Manual Data Dictionary 2016

Public Notices

Reports and Publications provide reports, resources, and trauma center standards.

Trauma Center Standards (Pamphlet 150-9)
Level I, Level II and Pediatric Trauma Centers

Trauma System Forms

Letter of Intent

Do Not Resuscitate Order  (Multilingual) Important! In order to be legally valid this form MUST be printed on yellow paper prior to being completed. EMS and medical personnel are only required to honor the form if it is printed on yellow paper.


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