Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

When the unexpected intercedes and a traumatic event occurs, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is there to answer the call – any time, day or night. No matter what walk of life, background, credo, gender or ethnicity, every patient will be treated with the highest level of compassion and with elite, evidence-based trauma and acute care.

 

PVHMC has eight trauma surgeons who are double board-certiļ¬ed in general surgery and surgical critical care. They’re supported by elite orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and 24-hour in-house anesthesia coverage.

 

As a Trauma Center, PVHMC also has:

• Trauma Intensive Care Unit

• Immediately available operating rooms
• Staffed and available CT scanners
• Trauma-trained nurses and technicians
• Surgical critical care capabilities
• Around-the-clock Blood Bank operations

• Helipad for aerial transports

 

Paramedic Base Station

PVHMC is one of two Paramedic Base Stations in Los Angeles County who work to help coordinate the emergency caregivers in the community (Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, and fire personnel.) The Base Station is staffed by specially trained Mobile Intensive Care Nurses (MICN) who work via closed circuit radio to coordinate care in the field (community) and to better prepare the ED staff for the imminent arrival of a critically ill or injured patient. This service is provided to the communities of Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Diamond Bar and Walnut.

 

Disaster Resource Center (DRC)

As the DRC for the region, PVHMC is responsible for helping to coordinate eight to ten hospitals in the event of a regional disaster or a disaster that involves more than one hospital. PVHMC has coordinated multiple drills and training sessions and the sharing of plans to bring together the community and our resources for disaster preparedness. PVHMC is one of 13 designated DRCs in Los Angeles County and is also a part of the National BioTerrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPP).

TSN Coordinator

Marsha Reed BSN, RN
Marsha Reed
Email Coordinator

Address
1798 N. Garey Avenue
Pomona, California, 91767

Telephone
909.865.9500

PVHMC Trauma Center - A Continuum of Care


Community Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/

Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide. Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Americans with Disabilities Act

www.ada.gov

The ADA website provides information and technical assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 1-800-514-0301 (voice) 1-800-514-0383 (TTY)

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org

The mission of the Amputee Coalition is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention. Resources and information for children, adults, and families.

Brain Injury Association of America

https://www.biausa.org/

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation 1-800-225-0292

www.christopherreeve.org

The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/pilotIntegration/indexPersistent.html?uri=%2Fhospital-discharge-planning-guide-families-and-caregivers

The Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of family and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. It provides support, information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving. These include online support and resources, navigators to help locate support services by state, and the National Center on Caregiving which unites research, policy, and practice to develop cost-effective programs for caregivers. Click the link to find out more about how FCA could help you or your family.

National Human Trafficking Hotline

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

Human Trafficking is a crime in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in sex acts or labor services against his/her will. If you, or someone you know, are a victim of Human Trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888, or visit this website.

United Spinal Association

https://unitedspinal.org

United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers, and professionals. Its goal is to provide people living with SCI/D with active lifestyle information, peer support, advocacy, and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities. Visit the website for more information.

National Center for Victims of Crime

https://victimsofcrime.org/

The National Center for Victims of Crimes 1. Advocates for Stronger Rights, Protections, and Services for Crime Victims, 2. Provides Education, Training, and Evaluation, and 3. Serves as a Trusted Source of Current Information on Victims' Issues. This website helps survivors and families find local assistance, learn about crime and its effects, and browse resources to help victims of crime to rebuild their lives. (202) 467-8700


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