March 7, 8, 9 2022 Trauma Nurse Course

March 7, 2022 to March 9, 2022

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.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses and Social Workers who provide care to trauma patients.

Learning Objectives

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 24.00 ASWB
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/07/2022 - 7:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/09/2022 - 7:00am EST
 Trauma Nurse Course 
Monday, March 7, 2022 
0800-0900Golden HourM. Seiler
0900-1000Mechanism of InjuryA. Stayer, RN
1000-1100Primary/Secondary Survey/ResuscitationA. Stayer, RN
1130-1230Facial TraumaA. Stayer, RN
1230-1300Pediatric Case PresentationA. Stayer, RN
1300-1400Orthopedic TraumaS. Pyo, PA-C
1400-1500Massive TransfusionA. Stayer, RN
1500-1630Stop the BleedA. Stayer, RN
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 
0800-0900Abdominal TraumaE. Bridenbaugh, PA-C
0900-1000BurnsE. Bridenbaugh, PA-C
1000-1030Chest Tube CareK. Link, PA-C
1030-1115Skills ReviewA. Stayer, RN
1145-1245Human TraffickingC. Zimmerman, RN
1245-1400Pediatric TraumaA. Stayer, RN
1400-1515Hemorrhagic ShockA. Stayer, RN
1515-1630Thoracic TraumaA. Kennedy, PA-C
DAY 3  
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 
0800-0900Spinal TraumaJ. Ropp, PA-C
0900-1000Pregnancy TraumaK. Humbertson, PA-C
1000-1100Head TraumaT. Haney, PA-C
1130-1245Case StudiesA. Stayer, RN
1245-1345Putting it All TogetherA. Stayer, RN
1345-1430Trauma Room TourA. Stayer, RN
1430-1545ExamA. Stayer, RN
1545-1630Exam ReviewA. Stayer, RN
Magee Lecture Hall UPMC Altoona
620 Howard Aveune
Altoona, PA
United States

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.

Available Credit

  • 24.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 24.00 ASWB
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