Wednesday, March 21   |   Friday, March 23   |   Saturday, March 24


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM STN Annual Member Meeting
Cynthia Blank-Reid, RN, MSN, CEN, STN President
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM President's Address
Presenter: Sean Elwell, MSN, RN, EMT, NE-BC, TCRN, STN President-Elect
Moderator: Cynthia Blank-Reid RN, MSN, CEN, STN President
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Plenary Session #1: Opening Keynote

Christine Schulman, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, AACN President
Moderator: Sean Elwell, MSN, RN, EMT, NE-BC, TCRN
Christine Schulman is president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). She is a critical care and trauma clinical nurse specialist at Legacy Health in Portland, Oregon. She was previously a trauma and critical care nursing consultant after working several years as a trauma and surgery clinical nurse specialist at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She obtained most of her bedside clinical experience as a staff nurse in the surgical ICU at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, and earlier in her career she held critical care and emergency nursing positions in Wyoming and Colorado. Schulman has also been an adjunct clinical instructor at Oregon Health & Science University, Seattle University and University of Washington School of Nursing in Seattle.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Concurrent Sessions Round 1

Using the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) Metrics Data to Change Clinical Practice
Presenters: Pam Bourg, PhD, RN, TCRN, FAEN
Abigail Blackmore, MSN, RN

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“Tell Me What To Do!”: Understanding and Executing Controversial EAST Practice Management Guidelines from the Authors
Presenters: Bryce Robinson, MD, MS, FACS, FCCM
Arash Mahajerin, MD, MSCr
Mayur Patel, MD, MPH

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Dusk to Dawn: A Hospital-Based Youth Violence Prevention Program
Presenter: Ashley Emmel, MSN, MBA, RN

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When The Trauma Patient Becomes the Stroke Patient: Cervical Artery Dissection
Presenter: Nancy Denke, DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAEN

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Don’t Get Burned in the Trauma Bay: The Trauma Nurse’s Handbook for (Pediatric) Burn Care
Presenter: Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC

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The Social Determinants of Trauma and Violence: Drivers of Trauma Disparities
Presenter: Judy Mikhail, PhD, MBA, MSN, BSN

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11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Concurrent Sessions Round 2

Abstracts: Evidence-Based Practice

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Gun Violence in the United States: It's (Not Just) About the Guns
Presenter: Robert Winfield, MD, FACS

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The Not So Secret Compartments: Compartment Syndrome and Its Consequences
Presenter: Jane McCormack, RN, BSN, TCRN

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ECMO for the Trauma Patient: Challenges, Successes, and the Role of the Nurse
Presenter: Jessica Hamiltion, BSN, RN, CCRN

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Bridging the PI Gap: Turning “Criteria Deficiency 4-3” Into “Can Do 4-3”
Presenter: Amy Koestner, MSN, RN
Carol Immermann, BSN

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A Moment of Silence: Dealing with the Aftermath of a Pediatric Trauma Code
Presenter: LeAnne Young, MSN, RN, TCRN

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12:10 PM – 12:45 PM Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:00 AM -1:30 PM... Exhibit Hall Open
1:15 PM... Exhibit Hall Prize Drawing
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions Round 3

Abstracts: Research

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A Classic Game With a New Twist- Concentration: Trauma Nurse Edition!
Presenters: Diana Clapp, BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN
Lynn Gerber Smith, MS, RN, TCRN

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TIPPI - Tech Ki-yay!: Free and Easy Tech Tools for TIPPI (Trauma Injury Prevention and Performance Improvement) Programs
Presenter: Karla Klas, BSN, RN, CCRP

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Writing for the Journal of Trauma Nursing: How to Develop and Enhance Your Manuscript in the Digital Age
Presenters: Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE
Kristen Chreiman, MSN, CCRN

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Recognizing Victims of a Hidden Crime: Human Trafficking Victims in Your Pediatric Trauma Bay
Presenter: Linda Roney, EdD, RN-BC, CPEN, CNE
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Compassion Fatigue and You
Presenter: Gina Berg, PhD, MBA

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2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Closing Session: Leadership Panel

Moderator: Roy Ball, RN, MS, ACNP-BC, CCNS
  • 2:45PM - 3:00 PM Introduction to leadership committee (past, present & future); How STN can help you succeed as a leader in your organization?: Sarah Mattocks, RN, MSN, FNP-C, TCRN
  • 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Leadership Journey, lessons learned and STN involvement (State designation): Amy Krichten, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
  • 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Leadership Journey, lessons learned and STN involvement (Level IV): Shawn Patton, RN, CEN, TCRN
  • 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Leadership Journey, lessons learned and STN involvement-(Level II & AP): Jasmine Garces-King, DNP, RN, CCRN, TCRN, ACNP-BC
  • 3:45 PM - 3:50 PM Q&A

4:00 PM Closing
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Session
Poster Judging & Participant Viewing (Optional CE)