TraumaCon 2019



March 27-29, 2019
Hyatt Regency Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky

About TRAUMACON

Over this three-day conference, you will have the opportunity to visit with old friends, make new connections, and choose from a variety of high-quality educational programs designed for nurses involved in the care of trauma patients and the management of trauma programs and trauma systems. We expect an audience of more than 600 trauma nurses and nursing professionals. Review the agenda to discover the innovative programs and activities our hard-working program planning committee has in store for attendees, and make plans now to attend this highly anticipated event.

About STN

The Society of Trauma Nurses is committed to ensuring optimal trauma care globally. Members are nurses who are innovators and leaders in trauma research, education, management, and direct trauma service delivery. The Society of Trauma Nurses provides educational programs, mentoring, interest groups, outreach and services to assist trauma nurses in professional development.

Continuing Education Credit

The Society of Trauma Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Please contact Brian Doty, STN Meetings and Education Director, at 859-977-7446 for more information. The following is a list of possible contact hours for applicable sessions:

Pre-Conference: EAST/Advanced Practitioner Workshop 3.5
Pre-Conference: Pediatric Workshop 3.5
Pre-Conference: Nursing Research: How to Develop Abstracts and Posters for Professional Conferences Workshop 3.5
Pre-Conference: Injury Prevention Workshop 3.5
Pre-Conference: Advanced Practitioner SIG Meeting 1.0
Pre-Conference: Government Affairs Public Policy (GAPP) Committee Meeting 1.0
Full Conference: All Plenary Sessions/ Concurrent Sessions 13.25
Optional CE for Poster Abstracts 1.0 - 2.0
TOPIC Course 8.25
Optimal Course 6.3
TCRN Faculty Training and Preparatory Course 11.0


In order to successfully complete CE, participants must complete the following steps:
  1. Sign in at the registration desk upon check-in.
  2. Scan name badge during each session and attend the entire session.
  3. Complete the evaluations sent via email.
  4. Certificates can be downloaded online.
Poster Presentations – STN offers the opportunity to earn optional CE contact hours for viewing poster presentations. In addition to the steps above, participants should:
  • Complete the paper evaluations available at the session for each poster viewed during the session.
  • Return the completed evaluations to the registration desk.
  • Indicate the number of poster presentations viewed on the electronic evaluation for the poster viewing session.