Quality assurance, including mortality and morbidity meetings, blood utilization reviews, TRISS scoring, the National Trauma Data Bank (Medibank), etc., is emphasized. There is duty teaching on all aspects of immediate Trauma care and Trauma critical care, for all medical, nursing, and allied health care professionals, and a compulsory weekly academic morning at each of the Provincial hospitals. Extensive library and laboratory facilities are available via the University of the Witwatersrand. CPD (Continuing Medical Education) points are awarded.
The Center is also the coordinating point for the Definitive Surgical Trauma Care Course (DSTCTM), and Definitive Anesthetic Trauma Care Course DATCTM under the auspices of the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC) which seeks to train surgeons and anesthesiologists on the specific practical advanced management of major injury, and team resource management.