UPMC Altoona 2021 Fall Trauma Symposium
This program consists of (4) one hour sessions related to various aspects of trauma care. Staff who provide care to trauma patients are required to complete a minimum of four hours of formal lecture each year.
Registered nursed and social workers who provide care to trauma patients
Attendees will be able to:
1) Demonstrate an improved understanding of
2) Identify common fall risks for children in the home setting. Identify injuries associated with those falls
3) Discuss initial resuscitation of burn injuries. Discuss continued care management through multiple centers
4) Discuss what Human Trafficking looks like. Identify ways to protect our community
0730 Remembering when...Understanding Trauma care from the perspective of a survivor / Donald Penatzer, Katie Pyle
0830 Pediatric Falls - risks at home and associated injuries / Christine Perlick
0930 ABLS and Burn Survivor - initial resuscitation and care management / Leda Heidenreich
1030 Keeping Traffickers out of our Community - what trafficking looks like / Thadeus Graham
1200 Remembering when...Understanding Trauma care from the perspective of a survivor / Donald Penatzer, Katie Pyle
1300 Pediatric Falls - risks at home and associated injuries / Christine Perlick
1400 ABLS and Burn Survivor - initial resuscitation and care management / Leda Heidenreich
1500 Keeping Traffickers out of our Community - what trafficking looks like / Thadeus Graham
Donald Penatzer, BSN, RN, PHRN, UPMC Altoona, PI Coordinator
Christine Perlick, BSN, RN, Trauma Program Manager, UPMC Children's Hospital
Leda Heidenreich, MSN, RN, Trauma Program Manager, UPMC Mercy
Thadeus Graham, Victim Services Education Specialist
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 healthcare team
As Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Works 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 4.0 continuing education credits.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.
Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.00 ASWB
- 4.00 Attendance