Level I Trauma Center at Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare
Bronson Methodist Hospital is the first and only Level I Trauma Center in southwest Michigan - the highest level a trauma center can receive. This means that Bronson is uniquely qualified to provide expert treatment 24/7 after any life-threatening injury.

Why Choose Bronson Methodist Hospital for Level I Trauma Services?

  • Bronson is the first and only Level I Trauma Center in southwest Michigan. We've been verified as a Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) since 1989, longer than any other hospital in southwest Michigan.
  • Bronson is also designated by the Michigan Department of Community Health as a state Level I Trauma Center. 
  • Our trauma surgeons and emergency medicine physicians are in the hospital at all times and ready for any emergency.
  • All hospitals have access to this high-level care for critically-injured patients in addition to Bronson's emergency departments in Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Paw Paw and Vicksburg.
  • We offer prompt availability of specialists in trauma surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, surgical critical care, pediatrics and emergency medicine.
  • Our trauma surgeons are trained to care for trauma patients of all ages, from infants to older adults.
  • Bronson has a longstanding commitment to research, especially in the areas of injury prevention, resuscitation, and critical care management. 
  • We are the only children's hospital in southwest Michigan and are specially equipped for the unique needs of critically-injured children.
  • We also have the region's only burn center.

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  • Oct
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) is a two-day program designed to upgrade the knowledge and skills necessary to care for pediatric patients in emergency situations. This is a nationally recognized program, which has been highly recommended for nurses who care for children.
  • Nov
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients

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