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Pediatric Trauma Symposium

Hasbro Children's Hospital and University Surgical Associates, Inc.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

Pediatric Trauma Symposium

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Nurse Early fee Ended $55.00 $0.00
Nurse fee Ended $65.00 $0.00
EMT Early fee Ended $55.00 $0.00
EMT fee Ended $65.00 $0.00
Other Healthcare Worker Early fee Ended $55.00 $0.00
Other Healthcare Worker fee Ended $65.00 $0.00
Full time college student Early fee-ID required at check in Ended $45.00 $0.00
Full time college student fee- ID required at check in Ended $55.00 $0.00

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 Pediatric Trauma Symposium

Caught in the Crossfire: Children and Disaster


Join us as we recognize 25 years of pediatric trauma education!

Formally known as the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Management Seminar, this event is still going strong!  The tradition continues with this year's conference theme of "Caught in the Crossfire: Children and Disaster." At the end of the day, we trust that you will have enhanced your knowledge in the management of pediatric trauma patients, networked with other trauma care providers from the New England area, and had some fun as well!

Who should attend?
Nurses, EMS community, Other Allied Healthcare professionals interested in pediatric trauma care.

Be sure to take advantage of the early registration fee of $55 which is only available until October 31, 2013. The regular registration fee of $65 will go into effect November 1, 2013.

Proceeds from this symposium will be donated to the Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Program.



8:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:25AM Welcome

8:30AM Blast Injuries: Physics and Physical Consequences Francois Luks, M.D.

9:10AM Resuscitation and Wound Management of the Pediatric Burn Patient Brooke Lemme, PA-C

9:50AM Is Gang Violence Curable Like Cancer? Thoughts From The Field Teny Gross

10:30AM Break/Refreshments

11:00AM Pediatric Disaster Triage: Preparedness, Practice, and Ethics For Caring for Children  
in Disasters Hale Wills, M.D., M.S.

11:30AM The Strong Local Capability of RI-DMAT and RI-MRC Thomas Lawrence, EMT-P

12:00PM Everything First Responders need to know about Pediatric PTSD Nicole Nugent, Ph.D.

12:30PM Providing Support to the Health Care Team When They Find Themselves in the Crossfire
of Emotions Fred Barbosa, MSW, LICSW and Camille Gregorian, MSW, LICSW

1:00PM Presentation of Certificates- Adjourn


Presenting Faculty

Fred Barbosa, MSW, LICSW                                                                                                                                       Clinical Manager, Pediatric Clinical Social Work, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Camille Gregorian, MSW, LICSW                                                                                              Clinical Manager, Adult Clinical Social Work, Rhode Island Hospital

Teny Gross                                                                                                                              Executive Director, The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence

Thomas Lawrence, EMT-P                                                                                                     Team Leader, R.I.  Disaster Management Team                                                                     Director, R.I. Medical Reserve Corps                                                                                  Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Roger Williams Medical Center

Brooke Lemme, PA-C                                                                                                              Rhode Island Burn Center, Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital

Francois Luks, M.D.                                                                                                                   Director Pediatric Trauma                                                                                                            Attending, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Hasbro Children's Hospital                                        Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology,                                                         Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Nicole Nugent, Ph.D.                                                                                             Staff Psychologist, Division of Behavioral Genetics, Division of Child and Family Psychiatry              Bradley Hasbro Children's Hospital Research Center                                                               Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Hale Wills, M.D., M.S.                                                                                                             Attending, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Hasbro Children's Hospital                                           

*Speakers and Lectures are Subject to Change


Educational Credits

Applications will be submitted for 4 educational credits each to the Rhode Island State Nurses Association (RISNA), the Masschusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (MA-OEMS), and the Rhode Island chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (RI-NASW). Information will be updated as it becomes available.

RISNA is the accredited approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Crendentialing Center.

MA OEMS is the approver of continuing education for the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Service.

RI-NASW works in collobaration with the NASW in acccordance with the regulation of the board of Registration for Social Workers.

*NOTE: Education credit certificates will be distributed at the end of the conference. Participants must attend the full symposium and complete a written evaluation to receive a certificate.


Refund Policy

Registration refund requests must be received in writing at the Trauma Program Office before 10/31/13.  No refunds will be issued after that date. 

Conference Contact:                                                                                                              Christina McRoberts, RN Pediatric Trauma Coordinator                                                                                                      Mailing Address: Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St., APC 457, Providence, RI 02903                       Phone: (401)444-7709                                                                                                               Email: cmcroberts@lifespan.org

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The Pediatric Trauma Symposium is presented by Hasbro Children's Hospital in conjunction with University Surgical Associates, Inc.

Additional sponsorship is provided by the Rhode Island Department of Health Emergency Medical Servces for Children Program (EMS-C).

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When & Where

George Auditorium at Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903

Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

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