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Journal of Trauma Nursing

The Journal of Trauma Nursing is the only peer reviewed journal dedicated to trauma nursing. It is the official publication of the Society of Trauma Nursing.
There will be six Issues of JTN in 2014!

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Conference Schedule, Day 1



Thursday, April 4, 2013

Full Conference
10.91 CE

6:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Conference & Exhibitor Registration Open

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Opening Session & Welcome
Moderator – Melissa Harte, MS, RN –STN 2012 President

President's Address and Annual Meeting
Karen Doyle, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC
STN 2013 President, VP Nursing & Operations, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Your challenge starts here, with the Annual Meeting and President’s Address. Our incoming STN President, Karen Doyle, will give an update of STN activities, introduce the Board of Directors, present the annual STN Awards, and discuss what it means to be an active member. She will also discuss how trauma nurses are responding to societal violence and give some take home strategies.

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
PLENARY SESSION I: This Year in Public Health and Violence
Trauma in general – and violent trauma in particular - is now recognized as a costly public health problem, but just 30 years ago the words “violence” and “health” were rarely used in the same sentence. Today, the public health approach to trauma and violence includes understanding background, frequencies, prevention, as well as the implementation of effective policies and programs. During this plenary session, two trauma experts explore the role of injury as a global health problem as well as society’s response to violence.

Moderator: Melissa Harte, MS, RN – STN 2012 President

8:30–9:00 AM The Global Burden of Disease: What is the Role of Injury?
John Fildes, MD, FACS, FCCM
Chief, Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV

9:00–9:30 AM Societal Violence and Public Policy
Dan Judkins, RN, MS, MPH
Trauma Educator & Injury Epidemiologist, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

9:30–9:45 AM Panel Q & A


10:00 – 11:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions

PEDS
Pediatric Concussion
Sally Jo Zuspan, RN, MSN
Director, Data Coordinating Center, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah
Despite decades of research, the current approach to care and prevention of pediatric sports concussion is still controversial. This session will review current clinical and preventative practices, legislative initiatives, and media perceptions as well as four major risks and relevant research findings associated with this crucial subject.

Moderator: Lisa Gray, RN, BSN, CPN

RESEARCH & PUBLICATION
Writing for Publication: From Data to Submission
Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR
JTN Editor
Need help bringing your project findings from the analysis stage to publication? This session, presented by the Editor of JTN, will give you practical advice about evaluating your study findings and will offer writing tips designed to increase the chances of getting your work published.

Moderator: Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, ACNP

CLINICAL
Delirium & Trauma: Cases of Interest
Beatrice Launius, MSN, ACNPC, CCRN

Untreated delirium can have significant and longstanding consequences for patients. Learn about the prevalence, recognition, and treatment of this often under-diagnosed condition by reviewing compelling cases of delirium in the trauma population.

Moderator: Melinda Case, RN

NEURO
Plummet to Summit: TBI and the Ascent Toward Recovery
Carla Wittenberg, RN, CRNP-BC, RNFA

Although there has been increasing attention to concussions stemming from sports and military incidents TBI remains the #1 cause of death in persons ages 1-44. Listen to an overview of 2 complex processes - primary and secondary TBI and treatment modalities throughout the spectrum of their care.
Moderator: Maria McMahon, CPNP-AC

PSYCHOSOCIAL
Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress: Buzz Words or Real Deal?
Kathryn Von Rueden, RN, MS, CNS-BC, FCCM
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Whatever term you use to describe it - burnout, compassion fatigue, or secondary traumatic stress –it happens in high stress units. This lecture will review signs and symptoms, evidence-based risk assessment, and tools and strategies to help prevent and deal with a very “real” issue in the healthcare world.

Moderator: Alexis Frederick, MSN, CEN, ACNP-BC

LEADERSHIP
Top 10 Survival Tactics for New Trauma Program Managers
Pat Manion, RN, MS
Todd Nickoles, RN, BSN, CCRN, CEN
Pediatric Trauma Nurse Clinician, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

While the role of Trauma Program Manager (TPM) attracts nurses who thrive on the complex, the early years in this position can be frustrating, as one learns to balance competing priorities. This session features both an experienced and a new TPM, who will share useful survival strategies for those just beginning the role.

Moderator: Rita Cox, RN, BSN

CLINICAL
Massive Transfusion Protocols: Impact on Outcomes?
Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS

Most trauma centers now have massive transfusion protocols (MTP) for use in uncontrolled traumatic hemorrhage, but questions remain about the cost-benefit of MTP and their impact on outcomes like mortality and transfusion-related complications. Dr. Jenkins examines these questions in this thought-provoking session.

Moderator: Carol Immerman, RN, BSN


11:10 AM– 12:10 PM
Concurrent Sessions

PEDS
Family Violence: Across All Ages
Angela M. Boy, DrPH
Program Manager, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Family violence is an everyday occurrence in all settings and with all ages, young to old. This lecture will review ways to identify patients experiencing family violence and what you as a healthcare team can do about it.

Moderator: Karen Macauley, RN, MEd

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Oral Abstract Winners - Evidence-Based Practice
Authors, TBA
The top four submissions in the Evidence-Based Practice category are presented at this session. This is an opportunity to review EBP projects from a variety of trauma centers.

Moderator: Marie Dieter, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN

QUALITY
Trauma Resuscitation and Video Review
Jennifer Fritzeen, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC

Hindsight is always 20/20, however the ability to watch and hear trauma resuscitations allows for an evaluation of team performance, communication, and treatment modalities that other PI methods and chart review cannot capture. This session provides a videotaping overview, from legal implications to your first resuscitation review.

Moderator: Tom Ellison, RN, MSN, CCRN

Research & Publication
Writing for Publication: From Data to Submission
Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR
JTN Editior
Need help bringing your project findings from the analysis stage to publication? This session, presented by the Editor of JTN, will give you practical advice about evaluating your study findings and will offer writing tips designed to increase the chances of getting your work published.

Moderator: Regina Medeiros, DNP, RN

GERIATRICS
The "Graying" of Trauma Care: Addressing Traumatic Injury in Older Adults
Christine Cutugno, PhD, RN

The “Baby Boomers” are getting older and are hospitalized for trauma at twice the general population rate. Their length of stay is longer and their use of resources such as critical care beds and diagnostic studies are higher. This topic will review the challenging issues related with a growing elder population.

Moderator: Amber Kyle, RN

MILITARY
Trauma Triad of Death & Damage Control Resuscitation: Lessons from the Military
Sean Kennedy, BSN, RN, CEN

Complications of uncontrolled bleeding include hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy, known as the ‘trauma triad of death,’ a potentially preventable condition that accounts for 40% of trauma-related deaths. Learn about managing this ‘triad’ with lessons learned from the military in recent combat settings.
Moderator: Greg Pereira, MBA, RN

INJURY PREVENTION
Violence Prevention Programs That Work
Dan Judkins, RN, MS, MPH

Across the country, there is a growing demand for tested and effective violence, drug, and crime prevention programs. Injury prevention coordinators face choices among diverse programs that may promise reductions in violence-related injury without supporting evidence. This session reviews the choices available among violence prevention programs that work.
Moderator: Kim Dokken, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA


12:00 PM– 1:15 PM
Lunch Served in the Exhibit Hall
Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall

Posters available for review / Start your “Slot Machine” game & chance to win prizes / Exhibit Hall open till 6:30 PM


1:30 PM– 2:30 PM
Concurrent Sessions

PEDS
Pediatric Concussion
Sally Jo Zuspan, RN, MSN
PECARN, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Despite decades of research, the current approach to care and prevention of pediatric sports concussion is still controversial. This session will review current clinical and preventative practices, legislative initiatives, and media perceptions as well as four major risks and relevant research findings associated with this crucial subject.
Moderator: Diana Kraus, RN, BSN, TNS

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Oral Abstract Winners - Research
Authors, TBA
The top four submissions in the Research category are presented at this session. This is an opportunity to review trauma research projects from a variety of trauma centers.
Moderator: Marie Dieter, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN

PSYCHOSOCIAL
Stress RX for Trauma Nurses
Ann White, JD, MSJS

Trauma nurses often thrive on stress and perform better in stressful environments. But prolonged exposure to stress and trauma can result in compassion fatigue, secondary PTSD, burn-out, and job loss. This session will review tools to identify, analyze, minimize, and manage negative stressors so we can create balance in our lives, sleep better, have healthier relationships, and enjoy our work more.
Moderator: Lou Ann Miller, RN, BSN, CEN

NEURO
Plummet to Summit: TBI and the Ascent Toward Recovery
Carla Wittenberg, RN, CRNP-BC, RNFA

Although there has been increasing attention to concussions stemming from sports and military incidents TBI remains the #1 cause of death in persons ages 1-44. Listen to an overview of 2 complex processes - primary and secondary TBI and treatment modalities throughout the spectrum of their care.
Moderator: Holly Bair, RN, MSN, NP

GERIATRICS
The "Graying" of Trauma Care: Addressing Traumatic Injury in Older Adults
Christine Cutugno, PhD, RN

The “Baby Boomers” are getting older and are hospitalized for trauma at twice the general population rate. Their length of stay is longer and their use of resources such as critical care beds and diagnostic studies are higher. This topic will review the challenging issues related with a growing elder population.
Moderator: Cynthia Blank-Reid, RN, MSN

LEADERSHIP
Top 10 Survival Tactics for New Trauma Program Managers
Pat Manion, RN, MS
Trauma Program Educational Consultant, Fenton, Michigan
Todd Nickoles, RN, BSN, CCRN, CEN

While the role of Trauma Program Manager (TPM) attracts nurses who thrive on the complex, the early years in this position can be frustrating, as one learns to balance competing priorities. This session features both an experienced and a new TPM, who will share useful survival strategies for those just beginning the role.
Moderator: Mike Glenn, RN

MILITARY
Trauma Triad of Death & Damage Control Resuscitation: Lessons from the Military
Sean Kennedy, BSN, RN, CEN

Complications of uncontrolled bleeding include hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy, known as the ‘trauma triad of death,’ a potentially preventable condition that accounts for 40% of trauma-related deaths. Learn about managing this ‘triad’ with lessons learned from the military in recent combat settings.
Moderator: Kathleen D. Martin, RN, MSN, CCRN


2:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Committee Meetings
Special Interest Group (SIG) and Committee Meetings:
The Society’s SIGs have evolved to meet the needs of a membership with specialized interests and needs, through targeted information and education. All STN members are welcome and encouraged to join with those who have similar interests, and attend any of the SIG meetings, even if this is your first time.

Committee Meetings:
The STN Committees are dedicated to managing and advancing specific activities relevant to the needs of the membership. The committees and their members are focused on the development and implementation of a variety of initiatives that benefit all STN members: All committee members are encouraged to attend and participate in strategic planning for the upcoming year.

Each SIG and Committee meets individually to provide members with an update on activities and discuss strategies for developing projects, programs, and/or services that meet the needs of the specific group or committee. The meeting times are as follows.

SIG & Committee Meetings
2:30 – 3:15 PM 3:15 – 4:00 PM
Injury Prevention SIG Membership Committee
TOPIC Committee
Pediatric SIG
Advanced Practice SIG/Neuro SIG Rural SIG
ATCN Executive Committee ATCN Open Forum


Please note times are subject change, consult the onsite conference program for final times and locations.

4:00 – 6:30 PM
Welcome Reception
Make this your first stop before your “Night on the Town!”

BRAIN TEASERS & PALATE PLEASERS
  • Hearty appetizers
  • Cash Bar
  • Poster-Judging
  • Earn Optional CE for reviewing poster abstracts (CE only available during this session, while authors present)
  • Visit the Exhibits
  • Collect winning slot machine combinations to win great prizes