• FAQs to Help You Learn About Our Parker, CO Trauma Center

  • At Parker Adventist Hospital, we put patient care above all else. Read through our FAQs about our trauma center in Parker, Colorado, to learn more about trauma and what sets our trauma center apart from the rest.
  • A trauma injury is any bodily injury that is caused by an external force. The actual body injury may be internal, external or both. The external force may be from a blunt or sharp object, or from a chemical, heat or electric source.
    A Level II Trauma Center, like the one at Parker Adventist Hospital, is verified designated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma to provide definitive care for injured patients. When accidents occur, minutes count! Level II Trauma Centers feature 24-hour immediate coverage by general surgeons, as well as physicians who specialize in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, radiology and critical care. Trauma prevention and continuing education through a comprehensive quality assessment program are also features of a Level II Trauma Center.

    What sets our trauma services in Parker, Colorado apart from the rest? At Parker Adventist Hospital, we: 

    • Follow evidence-based care protocols. Parker Adventist Hospital's trauma teams realize that seemingly minor injuries to our elderly patients can result in life-altering disabilities or complications. We follow an evidence-based protocol in conjunction with St. Anthony Central Level I Trauma Center that identifies and treats elderly trauma patients who are at greatest risk for developing complications due to pre-existing medical conditions. We involve our multidisciplinary team of therapists, dietitians and discharge planners upon admission to ensure the needs of our patients are met throughout their hospital stay.

    • Provide extensive injury prevention programs that are specifically targeted to the most common injuries in our community. These programs include:

      • Stepping On — Is an evidence based fall prevention program for seniors over 65 years of age.

      • Equestrian Helmet safety and Traumatic Brain Injury Education — Monthly education is available with helmet fitting for all ages.

      • Car Seat Inspection Station — The trauma services department have 2 Nationally certified car seat technicians that can inspect your car seat and ensure that you and your child are safely buckled up. The inspections are offered by appointment only. View flyer

      • Teen Distracted Driving Awareness — The Parker Trauma Services team has partnered with local high schools to offer distracted driving awareness classes and interactive in-services. Parker ranks in one of the top 10 zip codes in the Denver Metro area for teen accidents related to distracted driving.
    Trauma Clinic and Discharge Planning. Trauma service patients are seen in our Trauma Clinic. Each consulting physician participates in the patient's discharge plan of care. Our case managers and discharge planners work with our Trauma Service, rehabilitation therapists, our patients and their families to arrange the most appropriate rehabilitation facility or home health services upon discharge.
  • Trauma Center That Puts Your Health First

    When you are suffering from a trauma injury in Parker, Colorado, you can rely on the trauma center at Parker Adventist Hospital to provide you with the high level of care you need. Contact us today if you have any additional questions for our staff members.

    Individuals who are suffering from trauma injuries in Parker, Centennial, Lone Tree, Aurora, Denver and the surrounding areas of Colorado visit Parker Adventist Hospital’s trauma center for treatment.

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