Useful Links

Addiction Resource offers 24/7 support for anyone suffering from addiction. This page provides a list of rehabilitation and recovery centers across the state as well as more information on the various programs available.

Click here to learn more.

Alltreatment.com is a community-based public-benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need.

Find alcohol and drug rehab options near you.

The mission of ACC is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Through comprehensive and customized treatment plans, ACC instills hope that long-term recovery is possible.

Click here to learn more.

The American Burn Association is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by burn injury.

ABA and its members dedicate their efforts and resources to promoting and supporting burn-related research, education, care, rehabilitation, and prevention.

Learn more at ameriburn.org

(ACS) 
creates national guidelines for the purpose of optimizing trauma care in the United States. This is accomplished by a voluntary review of potential and existing trauma centers so they may provide an organized and systemic approach to trauma care.

Visit their page.

(ATS)
 is dedicated to the prevention of trauma and improvement of trauma care. The society advocates for injury care and prevention in the community.

Click here to visit their site.

Apex provides exceptional, high quality, interactive educational products, for use by healthcare providers.

Click here to visit their site.

(CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

Click here to visit their site.

How can Emergency Medical Personnel help prevent serious injury and fatality crashes?

This useful brochure and tri-fold handout will provide you with valuable information on DWI evidence collection by medical personnel to better inform you on how to perform a proper blood draw. Find out what’s fact and what’s fiction about DWI investigations.

(EAST) is organized to furnish leadership and foster advances in the care of injured patients.

Click here to visit their site.

(ENA)
 advocates for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Click here to visit their site.

The EMS Training Program provides information on stroke and your vital role in stroke management.

Click here to visit their site.

(FEMA) supports citizens and first responders to ensure that, as a nation, we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and lessen all hazards.

Click here to learn more.

Since 1973, HSAG has been committed to improving the quality of healthcare services in order to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Click here to visit their site.

For information on Disaster Preparedness for Dialysis and Transplant Patients click here.

Click here for a listing of Disaster Preparedness Dialysis facilities with satellite (GPS) coordinates.

Inpatient rehab centers provide an array of benefits to individuals in recovery, including 24-hour medical care, emotional support, and freedom from outside triggers. Take the first steps to recovery today by learning more and finding a treatment center near you.

Learn more at the Addiction Center website.

(LAA) serves as a resource to keep members apprised of and involved in the ever-changing EMS industry.

Click here to visit their site.

(LANREMT) enhances the EMS profession through advocacy, education, and awareness. LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care.

Click here to visit their site.

(LDH) protects and promotes health to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

Click here to visit their site.

Detox.net aims to provide the best information to help visitors understand, find, and finance detox. Offering informative and authoritative content that explores the detox process for every individual substance. Detox.net also provides demographic-specific detox information.

Click here to visit their site.

(LHA) is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state. The LHA carries out its mission by supporting its members through advocacy, education and services.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSBN) safeguards the life and health of the citizens of Louisiana by assuring persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are competent and safe.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSMS) is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Click here to visit their site.

Mission: Lifeline® was created by the American Heart Association as a response to missed opportunities for prompt, appropriate STEMI treatment. Recently, Mission: Lifeline expanded to help existing STEMI systems of care incorporate out-of-hospital cardiac resuscitation into their systems.

Click here to visit their site.

(NASEMSO) is a nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events.

Click here to visit their site.

The academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

Click here to visit their site.

(NHTSA) is focused on all aspects of safety for passengers, drivers, and vehicles. The administration also conducts research on fuel economy and enacts final ruling on laws and regulations related to motorized vehicles.

Click here to visit their site.

(OTA) promotes excellence in care for the injured patient, through the provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.

Click here to visit their site.

Minor head injuries commonly occur in children and adolescents. Approximately 50% of children who visit hospital emergency departments with a head injury are given a CT scan unnecessarily. Exposure to radiation increases the lifetime risk of cancer because a child’s brain tissue is more sensitive to ionizing radiation. Clinical observation prior to CT decision-making for children with minor head injuries is an effective approach when the PECARN Pediatric Head Injury/Trauma algorithm is paired with physician judgment.

Click here for more information.

ProjectKnow.com offers parent-focused harm reduction drug education that focuses on recovering from addiction. Providing content about substance abuse and the various forms of addiction treatment

ProjectKnow.com strives to assist parents through one of the most difficult times in their lives as they work to support and guide their child on the path toward recovery.

Click here to visit their site.

Launched in February 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.

Click here to visit their site.

SafeKids USA brings injury prevention information directly to kids and their families.

Click here to visit their site.

(SCPCP) SCPC is the established leader for process improvement in the hospital environment. It improves cardiovascular care by driving change founded in science, organizing data, sharing tools, technologies, education, and support that hospitals need to become communities of excellence.

Click here to visit their site.

(STN) mission is to ensure optimal trauma care to all people locally, regionally, nationally and globally through initiatives focused on trauma nurses related to prevention, education, and collaboration with other healthcare disciplines. The Society of Trauma Nurses also provides educational programs, mentoring, interest groups, prevention resources, outreach and services to its members to assist trauma nurses in performance improvement and professional development.

Click here to visit their site.

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss.

“Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives.

Learn more at dhs.gov/stopthebleed.

This article from OnlineNursingMS.com contains highly notable resources concerning trauma for medical professionals, including an overview of what trauma nurses do, financial statistics on the demand for trauma nurses across the United States, and how medical professionals can avoid burnout in critical care. This site is also a great resource to gain career insights as to how to pursue trauma nursing along with education in the industry.

Click here to learn more.

(FEMA) supports citizens and first responders to ensure that, as a nation, we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and lessen all hazards.

Click here to learn more.

Since 1973, HSAG has been committed to improving the quality of healthcare services in order to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Click here to visit their site.

For information on Disaster Preparedness for Dialysis and Transplant Patients click here.

Click here for a listing of Disaster Preparedness Dialysis facilities with satellite (GPS) coordinates.

(LAA) serves as a resource to keep members apprised of and involved in the ever-changing EMS industry.

Click here to visit their site.

(LANREMT) enhances the EMS profession through advocacy, education, and awareness. LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care.

Click here to visit their site.

(LDH) protects and promotes health to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

Click here to visit their site.

(LHA) is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state. The LHA carries out its mission by supporting its members through advocacy, education and services.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSMS) is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Click here to visit their site.

(NASEMSO) is a nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events.

Click here to visit their site.

The academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

Click here to visit their site.

Launched in February 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.

Click here to visit their site.

Addiction Resource offers 24/7 support for anyone suffering from addiction. This page provides a list of rehabilitation and recovery centers across the state as well as more information on the various programs available.

Click here to learn more.

Alltreatment.com is a community-based public-benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need.

Find alcohol and drug rehab options near you.

The mission of ACC is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Through comprehensive and customized treatment plans, ACC instills hope that long-term recovery is possible.

Click here to learn more.

Inpatient rehab centers provide an array of benefits to individuals in recovery, including 24-hour medical care, emotional support, and freedom from outside triggers. Take the first steps to recovery today by learning more and finding a treatment center near you.

Learn more at the Addiction Center website.

Detox.net aims to provide the best information to help visitors understand, find, and finance detox. Offering informative and authoritative content that explores the detox process for every individual substance. Detox.net also provides demographic-specific detox information.

Click here to visit their site.

ProjectKnow.com offers parent-focused harm reduction drug education that focuses on recovering from addiction. Providing content about substance abuse and the various forms of addiction treatment

ProjectKnow.com strives to assist parents through one of the most difficult times in their lives as they work to support and guide their child on the path toward recovery.

Click here to visit their site.

Apex provides exceptional, high quality, interactive educational products, for use by healthcare providers.

Click here to visit their site.

(CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

Click here to visit their site.

(ENA)
 advocates for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Click here to visit their site.

(LAA) serves as a resource to keep members apprised of and involved in the ever-changing EMS industry.

Click here to visit their site.

(LANREMT) enhances the EMS profession through advocacy, education, and awareness. LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care.

Click here to visit their site.

(LDH) protects and promotes health to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

Click here to visit their site.

(LHA) is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state. The LHA carries out its mission by supporting its members through advocacy, education and services.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSBN) safeguards the life and health of the citizens of Louisiana by assuring persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are competent and safe.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSMS) is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Click here to visit their site.

Mission: Lifeline® was created by the American Heart Association as a response to missed opportunities for prompt, appropriate STEMI treatment. Recently, Mission: Lifeline expanded to help existing STEMI systems of care incorporate out-of-hospital cardiac resuscitation into their systems.

Click here to visit their site.

(NASEMSO) is a nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events.

Click here to visit their site.

The academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

Click here to visit their site.

(SCPCP) SCPC is the established leader for process improvement in the hospital environment. It improves cardiovascular care by driving change founded in science, organizing data, sharing tools, technologies, education, and support that hospitals need to become communities of excellence.

Click here to visit their site.

Apex provides exceptional, high quality, interactive educational products, for use by healthcare providers.

Click here to visit their site.

(CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

Click here to visit their site.

(ENA)
 advocates for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Click here to visit their site.

The EMS Training Program provides information on stroke and your vital role in stroke management.

Click here to visit their site.

(LAA) serves as a resource to keep members apprised of and involved in the ever-changing EMS industry.

Click here to visit their site.

(LANREMT) enhances the EMS profession through advocacy, education, and awareness. LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care.

Click here to visit their site.

(LDH) protects and promotes health to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

Click here to visit their site.

(LHA) is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state. The LHA carries out its mission by supporting its members through advocacy, education and services.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSBN) safeguards the life and health of the citizens of Louisiana by assuring persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are competent and safe.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSMS) is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Click here to visit their site.

(NASEMSO) is a nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events.

Click here to visit their site.

The academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

Click here to visit their site.

(SCPCP) SCPC is the established leader for process improvement in the hospital environment. It improves cardiovascular care by driving change founded in science, organizing data, sharing tools, technologies, education, and support that hospitals need to become communities of excellence.

Click here to visit their site.

The American Burn Association is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by burn injury.

ABA and its members dedicate their efforts and resources to promoting and supporting burn-related research, education, care, rehabilitation, and prevention.

Learn more at ameriburn.org

(ACS) 
creates national guidelines for the purpose of optimizing trauma care in the United States. This is accomplished by a voluntary review of potential and existing trauma centers so they may provide an organized and systemic approach to trauma care.

Visit their page.

(ATS)
 is dedicated to the prevention of trauma and improvement of trauma care. The society advocates for injury care and prevention in the community.

Click here to visit their site.

(CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

Click here to visit their site.

How can Emergency Medical Personnel help prevent serious injury and fatality crashes?

This useful brochure and tri-fold handout will provide you with valuable information on DWI evidence collection by medical personnel to better inform you on how to perform a proper blood draw. Find out what’s fact and what’s fiction about DWI investigations.

(EAST) is organized to furnish leadership and foster advances in the care of injured patients.

Click here to visit their site.

(ENA)
 advocates for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Click here to visit their site.

(LAA) serves as a resource to keep members apprised of and involved in the ever-changing EMS industry.

Click here to visit their site.

(LANREMT) enhances the EMS profession through advocacy, education, and awareness. LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care.

Click here to visit their site.

(LDH) protects and promotes health to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

Click here to visit their site.

(LHA) is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state. The LHA carries out its mission by supporting its members through advocacy, education and services.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSBN) safeguards the life and health of the citizens of Louisiana by assuring persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are competent and safe.

Click here to visit their site.

(LSMS) is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Click here to visit their site.

(NASEMSO) is a nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. The systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events.

Click here to visit their site.

The academy exists to educate its learners to develop the knowledge, skills and values that will enable them to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

Click here to visit their site.

(NHTSA) is focused on all aspects of safety for passengers, drivers, and vehicles. The administration also conducts research on fuel economy and enacts final ruling on laws and regulations related to motorized vehicles.

Click here to visit their site.

(OTA) promotes excellence in care for the injured patient, through the provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.

Click here to visit their site.

Minor head injuries commonly occur in children and adolescents. Approximately 50% of children who visit hospital emergency departments with a head injury are given a CT scan unnecessarily. Exposure to radiation increases the lifetime risk of cancer because a child’s brain tissue is more sensitive to ionizing radiation. Clinical observation prior to CT decision-making for children with minor head injuries is an effective approach when the PECARN Pediatric Head Injury/Trauma algorithm is paired with physician judgment.

Click here for more information.

SafeKids USA brings injury prevention information directly to kids and their families.

Click here to visit their site.

(STN) mission is to ensure optimal trauma care to all people locally, regionally, nationally and globally through initiatives focused on trauma nurses related to prevention, education, and collaboration with other healthcare disciplines. The Society of Trauma Nurses also provides educational programs, mentoring, interest groups, prevention resources, outreach and services to its members to assist trauma nurses in performance improvement and professional development.

Click here to visit their site.

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss.

“Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives.

Learn more at dhs.gov/stopthebleed.

This article from OnlineNursingMS.com contains highly notable resources concerning trauma for medical professionals, including an overview of what trauma nurses do, financial statistics on the demand for trauma nurses across the United States, and how medical professionals can avoid burnout in critical care. This site is also a great resource to gain career insights as to how to pursue trauma nursing along with education in the industry.

Click here to learn more.