TraumaCon 2016


March 30 – April 2, 2016
Hyatt Regency Orange County – Anaheim, California


Tuesday, March 29, 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM STN TCRN Preparation Course
Faculty: Melinda Case, RN
Melissa Harte, MS, RN
Amy Koestner, MSN, RN


Wednesday, March 30, 2016

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM STN TCRN Preparation Course
Faculty: Kathi Ayers, MSN, RN, FNP
Melissa Harte, MS, RN
Yvonne Michaud, MSN, RN
Julie Nash, MSN, RN
Joan Pirrung, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
Pam Woods, MSN, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM SIG and Committee Meetings Part 1
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ATCN Committee Meeting

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM SIG and Committee Meetings Part 2
12:30 PM – 4:45 PM EAST Workshop: How to Build and Sustain a Successful Advanced Practitioner Program
Faculty: A. Britton Christmas, MD, FACS: Practice Environments & Staffing Models: Maximizing our Resources
Dennis A. Taylor, MEd., MBA, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCM:: Investing in the Future: Research and Professional Development
Patricia Maher Harrison MS, RN, CCRN,ACNP-BC: Onboarding Processes, Evaluations, and Retention Strategies: Building and Maintaining your Team
Jonathan Messing, MSN, CCRN, ACNPBC: The AP as a Leader: Continuity, Guidelines, and Education
12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Writing for Publication Workshop
Faculty: Presented by the Journal of Trauma Nursing Editor and Editorial Board Members: Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE
Elizabeth V. Atkins, BSN, RN, CCRN-K
Laura M. Criddle PhD, RN-BC, FAEN
Alice Davis, PhD, RN, APRN
12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Pediatric Workshop: When Injury Produces More Than a “Headache”
Faculty: Kathleen Gorenc, CPNP-AC: Acute Care Management of TBI
David Gonda, MD: When TBI Leads to Increased ICP and More
Wendy Wright, MD: Abusive Head Trauma
Thaddeus Wilson, MD: Life After TBI
12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Leadership Workshop
Faculty: Melissa Hockaday, MSN, ANCP-BC: Key Principles to Leadership
Amy Krichten, BSN, RN, CEN: Crew Resource Management
Amber Kyle, MSN, RN:: Reading Body Language and Professional Presence
Tracy McDonald, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, NEA-BC: How to Promote Effective Physician Partnerships
Sarah Mattocks, MSN, RN, CRNP:: Succession Planning
4:30 PM Mentoring Program and Meet Up

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Opening Night Reception & Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall

Thursday, March 31, 2016

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Annual Meeting
Julie Nash, MSN, RN, STN President
Continental Breakfast served.

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM President’s Address
Joan Pirrung, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC,, Incoming STN President

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Address: Trauma’s New Golden Hour
H. Gill Cryer, MD, FACS

Concurrent Sessions


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

When Trauma Systems Work: Successful Complex Trauma Case Studies
Lynn Gerber Smith, MS, RN

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Critical Care Procedures for the Advanced Practitioner: Delineation of Privileges, Credentialing, and Skills Maintenance Requirements (EAST Session)
A. Britton Christmas, MD, FACS
Carla A. Aresco, CRNP
Marialice Gulledge, DNP, ANP-BC

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Improving Palliative Care Consultation in a Trauma ICU and Step-down Unit
Teresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Leading the Charge in Anticoagulation Reversal: Benefits, Risks, and Key Factors in Application to the Traumatically Injured Patient
Emily Hutchison, PharmD, BCPS

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Creating a Geriatric Focused Model of Care in Trauma with Geriatric Education
Kai Bortz, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Secret Weapon of Recovery after Injury: The GI Tract
Christine Schulman, MS, RN, CCRN, CNS

Concurrent Sessions


11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

ORAL ABSTRACT WINNERS – Evidence Based Practice
Authors, TBA

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Reversal of Anti-platelet and/or Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants in Trauma Patients (EAST Session)
A. Britton Christmas, MD, FACS
Nicole Stassen, MD, FACS

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Let’s Get Ethical: A Review of the 2015 ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Explications for Trauma Practice
Kathryn Schroeter, BSN, MS, MA, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

How to Outsmart Your Negative Brain
Daniel Doherty, MSN, RN, CEN

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Looking Through the Rear View Mirror: Pediatric Case Reviews
Diana Kraus, BSN, RN, TNS

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Controversies in ICP Management for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Mark Cipolle, MD, PhD, FACS

12:10 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch
LUNCH SERVED in Exhibit Hall: 12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
Exhibit Prize Drawing: 1:15pm – 1:30pm
Posters available for review

Concurrent Sessions


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Oral Abstract Winners - Research
Authors, TBA

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Untapped Resources: Utilization of Advanced Practice Providers for Enhancing Trauma Program Development and Quality Improvement
Michelle Borzik Goreth, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-AC, CCRN-Pediatric, CTRN, CPEN

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Improving Palliative Care Consultation in a Trauma ICU and Step-down Unit
Teresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

The PI Process and American College of Surgeons Verification: Turning a Weakness or Deficiency Into a Strength
Annemarie Glazer, BSN, MBA, RN

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Non-Accidental Trauma in Children
Kelly Gettig, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Trauma Nurse Edition!
Diana Clapp, BSN, RN, CCRN NRParamedic
Lynn Gerber Smith, MS, RN

General Session


2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Surviving Your First Orange Book Review - A Panel Discussion
Faculty: Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS
Debra Kitchens, MBA, BSN, CEN, NRP
Joan Pirrung, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC


4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Poster Judging/Viewing

Friday, April 1, 2016

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Roundtable Sessions

8:10 AM – 9:10 AM From Paper to Practice: Developing and Implementing Guidelines that Matter
Faculty: Nicole A. Stassen, MD, FACS, FCCM, President, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Challenges in Trauma Critical Care
Faculty: Christine Schulman, MS, RN, CCRN, CNS
Mark Cipolle, MD, PhD, FACS
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Distinguished Lecturship
Daniel L. Gross, RN, DNSc
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM World Trauma Congress
Faculty: Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Patient Voice
Faculty: Suzy Elliott
Wayne Elliott III
Wayne Elliott IV
3:30 PM President's Closing
Joan Pirrung, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC

Saturday, April 2, 2016

7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Trauma Outcomes Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC)

TOPIC is a one-day course that was developed by a seasoned group of trauma leaders, to assist participants with the Performance Improvement (PI) process in trauma care.
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Management Course

April 2 - 3, 2016

ATCN Faculty Course

The course is separate from the conference and requires a separate registration process and fee. Class is limited to the first 9 paid eligible candidates.
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ATS Injury Prevention Course