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Trauma services

When you have serious injuries, you need expert care. Mercy Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center offers a specially trained team to care for your injuries and emergencies on a moment’s notice. As a critically injured patient, you receive a high level of care from this nationally verified center—medical professionals with the proven expertise to improve outcomes and save lives. 

Trauma care specialists

  • Fully staffed 24/7 team of experienced trauma professionals
  • Standards and performance are regularly reviewed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. 
  • Top-notch Emergency Department
  • Exceptional, award-winning Intensive Care Unit
  • Availability of multiple specialties:  Trauma Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Interventional Radiology, Facial-Trauma Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
  • Trauma-trained nursing staff
  • Close collaboration with our partners in the field – Allina Health Emergency Medical Services

Rehabilitation after Injury

Injury prevention and community outreach

  • Stepping On:  Preventing falls through a program for people age 65 and over
  • Safe Kids Anoka County:Collaborating to provide bike helmet fittings and car seat clinics
  • Community Safety Camps: Teaching school-age children about brain injury prevention
  • Arrive Alive:  Working with Blaine High School in challenging teens to avoid driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol and while distracted
  • Stop-the-Bleed (coming soon!) Teaching bleeding-control techniques to the general public. 

Patient outcomes and continuing education

  • Measurement and tracking of trauma-patient outcomes with a quality care improvement plan/process
  • TQIP (Trauma Quality Improvement Program) Benchmark participant
  • NTDB (National Trauma Databank)Benchmark participant
  • Ongoing programs and educational offerings for professionals
    • TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum)
    • TCAR (Trauma Care After Resuscitation)
    • Trauma Topics