Janet P. Price, RN, MSA, CAISS | AAAM AIS Faculty
Jan has been involved in AAAM for more than twenty years as AIS Technical Coordinator, trainer and Lead Faculty member. Her invaluable contribution has advanced the AIS course and certification program worldwide. Jan oversaw the development of the AIS online version of the Injury Scaling Course and the AIS Specialist certification program. She was the first chairperson of the AIS Certification Board and received her Certified Abbreviated Injury Scale Specialist (CAISS) credential in 2006. This AAAM sponsored credentialing program provides formal recognition of AIS coding knowledge and application. She was also co-editor of the latest version of AIS (AIS 2015).
Since 1998, Jan has taught AAAM’s Injury Scaling courses, and in 2001, became AAAM’s first Technical Coordinator for Injury Scaling until retiring in 2015. She has managed and taught Injury Scaling courses in North America and Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Spain, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, India and Korea.
Jan is also a member of the American Trauma Society as well as former Region 8 Co-Director in the Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association (TETRA). She received a BSN from the University of Rochester and a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University.
Jan served in the US Navy Nurse Corps during the Vietnam Conflict. She taught nursing at Grant Hospital School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and then helped develop the trauma program and the LifeFlight helicopter program at Grant. In 1997 she moved to Waco, Texas to establish a Level II trauma program at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center. She has published articles and presented many papers on a wide variety of trauma topics.
Jan enjoys gardening, reading and riding her Missouri Fox Trotter, Diamond Rio, on trails around central Texas. She is married to a retired Army officer and helicopter pilot, Murray, and they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.