Montefiore Nyack Hospital has the only trauma center in Rockland County. As a Level III verified Trauma Center, the multidisciplinary trauma team provides prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization for individuals with traumatic injuries, which can include everything from vehicle accidents to sports injuries.
The Departments of Trauma and Paramedicine present a Falls Prevention Program open to the public on Friday, September 27th from 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. Healthcare professionals will be on hand to offer: blood pressure screening, medication review, home safety review, education on Diabetes, nutrition, balance and gait and community resources. Free parking passes to attendees. For additional information, please contact Jennifer Pastiglione at 845-348-2043 or PastiglioneJ[at]montefiorenyack[dot]org.
Trauma is a sudden potentially life-threatening injury that requires immediate and highly skilled medical attention. A designated Trauma Center provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for these severely injured patients. The Hospital’s trauma team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to quickly evaluate and treat these critically injured patients. The team members include trauma surgeons, physicians from other surgical and medical specialties, nurses, and social workers.