March 7, 8, 9 2022 Trauma Nurse Course
This program consists of 24 hours of education to prepare registered nurses and social workers to provide care to trauma patients. Topics include but are not limited to mechanism of injury, specific trauma populations (ie: pregnancy, geriatric and pediatric), burns, and recovery.
Registered Nurses and Social Workers who provide care to trauma patients.
Attendees will be able to define the systematic approach to the trauma assessment (A, B, C, D, E)
Attendees will be able to discuss the care of special populations as they related to trauma care: pediatrics, geriatric, pregnancy and burn victims.
Attendees will be able to demonstrate a standardized body of trauma knowledge in providing care to trauma patients.
|Trauma Nurse Course|
|Monday, March 7, 2022|
|0800-0900||Golden Hour||M. Seiler|
|0900-1000||Mechanism of Injury||A. Stayer, RN|
|1000-1100||Primary/Secondary Survey/Resuscitation||A. Stayer, RN|
|1130-1230||Facial Trauma||A. Stayer, RN|
|1230-1300||Pediatric Case Presentation||A. Stayer, RN|
|1300-1400||Orthopedic Trauma||S. Pyo, PA-C|
|1400-1500||Massive Transfusion||A. Stayer, RN|
|1500-1630||Stop the Bleed||A. Stayer, RN|
|Tuesday, March 8, 2022|
|0800-0900||Abdominal Trauma||E. Bridenbaugh, PA-C|
|0900-1000||Burns||E. Bridenbaugh, PA-C|
|1000-1030||Chest Tube Care||K. Link, PA-C|
|1030-1115||Skills Review||A. Stayer, RN|
|1145-1245||Human Trafficking||C. Zimmerman, RN|
|1245-1400||Pediatric Trauma||A. Stayer, RN|
|1400-1515||Hemorrhagic Shock||A. Stayer, RN|
|1515-1630||Thoracic Trauma||A. Kennedy, PA-C|
|TRAUMA NURSE COURSE|
|Wednesday, March 9, 2022|
|0800-0900||Spinal Trauma||J. Ropp, PA-C|
|0900-1000||Pregnancy Trauma||K. Humbertson, PA-C|
|1000-1100||Head Trauma||T. Haney, PA-C|
|1130-1245||Case Studies||A. Stayer, RN|
|1245-1345||Putting it All Together||A. Stayer, RN|
|1345-1430||Trauma Room Tour||A. Stayer, RN|
|1430-1545||Exam||A. Stayer, RN|
|1545-1630||Exam Review||A. Stayer, RN|
Michael Seiler, EMT, ENS Specialist, UPMC Altoona
Amy Stayer, MSN, RN, UPMC Altoona
Steven Pyo, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Eric Bridenbaugh, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Karly Link, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Christine Zimmerman, BSN, RN, UPMC Altoona
Andrew Kennedy, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Jason Ropp, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Kylie Humbertson, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
Tyler Haney, PA-C, UPMC Altoona
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether and individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.
- 24.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 24.00 ASWB