Pediatric Trauma Symposium
Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)
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
8:30AM 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
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.
1:00PM Presentation of Certificates- Adjourn
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
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.
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: email@example.com
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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