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Trauma Registry Education

As educational courses are developed and released for viewing, information will be posted here.

The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation provides training and accreditation to Trauma Centers and specialists in Pennsylvania with the goal of zero preventable deaths from injuries.

Better trauma nurse education, course training, and trauma site accreditation—all helps us to achieve this goal.

On this page you will find information pertaining to educational courses.

What is the AIS Coding Certificate?

AIS stands for the Abbreviated Injury Scale. The AIS coding certificate is a voluntary, periodic certification examination for all AIS coding specialists. Experienced AIS coders are encouraged to obtain certification.…

What is the CSTR?

CSTR stands for Certified Specialist in Trauma Registers. The CSTR recognizes those individuals who meet the requirements of the American Trauma Society’s Registrar Certification Board (ATSRCB) and pass the Certification…


PTSF is proud to present education on KnowledgeConnex! To access PTSF education, go to: To register for a course, click on the name of the course you would like to…

DI by ESO Training Opportunities

New Pursuing Centers and/or new trauma registry staff: DI by ESO offers web-based training! Modules 1 & 2 of the Report Writer training are free!For more information go to

AAAM AIS 2015 Injury Coding Course

At this time PTSF recommends registrars begin preparing for the implementation of AIS 2015 by participating in the AAAM AIS 2015 Injury Scaling Course. PTSF plans on offering this course…