Trauma Nurse Course
November 30, 2020 to December 3, 2020
The learner will be able to:
- discuss the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) and its standards, accreditation process, and general epidemiology of pediatric trauma
- describe the role of EMS and describe methods to prevent traumatic injuries in pediatrics
- differentiate the mechanism of injuries commonly seen in the pediatric population plus the sequence of the primary and secondary survey
- describe the perioperative phase as it relates to operative management of patients with traumatic injury
- describe the role of the Child Life Specialist and the pediatric trauma patient
- describe that pastoral care is a person-centered, holistic approach to care that complements medical care, social work, psychiatry, while focusing on spiritual care.
- describe the role of the social worker regarding patient/family support and resources.
- identify potential complications of orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries
- identify potential interventions used for a patient with thoracic trauma.
- differentiate blunt VS penetrating abdominal trauma
- identify signs and symptoms of decompensation for patients with traumatic brain injuries.
- discuss the interdisciplinary rehabilitation process including discharge planning
- describe craniofacial injury mechanisms, treatments, and plans of care
- describe potential complications of long-term pain management
- describe the role of CAC and describe the evaluation, diagnosis, and follow-up of child abuse and maltreatment concerns.
- define brain death criteria for CORE referrals.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
- 13.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 13.00 Attendance