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  1. 1. STN 16th Annual Conference LAS VEGAS CAESARS PALACE | APRIL 3- 5, 2013 High Stakes Challenges in Trauma Care at OWs.or g N se R r S TE anu I um R EG .tr a w ww
  2. 2. 2013 Annual ConferenceGreetings from the Chair Program CommitteeThe conference committee of the Society of Trauma Nurses invites you to Chair Mary Jo Pedicino, MSN, RNHit the Jackpot by joining us in Las Vegas, Nevada for our 16th Annual Trauma Education CoordinatorSTN Conference, High Stakes Challenges in Trauma Care. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PADuring our two plus day conference, we promise to offer you discussions,education, and networking opportunities that will strengthen and invigorate Co-Chair Elizabeth Atkins, BSN, RN, CCRNyour trauma nursing practice. Our conference opens on Thursday, April Trauma Program Coordinator/ PI4th, 2013; arrive early to attend one of our five pre-conference programs Children’s Healthcare of Atlantaon Wednesday, April 3rd 2013. The pre-conference sessions will include 3 Atlanta, GAoutstanding half-day programs and 2 full-day programs: Committee Members Holly Bair, RN, MSN, NP• Pediatric Trauma: The Silent Epidemic – Violence in Kids Trauma Program Manager Lives On – Pediatric experts will examine societal and familial violence, Beaumont Health System the effects of violence on children and teens, and offer some approaches Royal Oak, MI to the prevention of violence in the pediatric population (Half Day).• Rural Trauma: A Recipe for Success, Beyond the City Melinda Case, RN Trauma Program Manager Walls – Trauma experts will identify and discuss the current issues and Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center challenges they encounter when providing evidenced based trauma Sunrise Children’s Hospital care to patients in rural regions (Half Day). Las Vegas, NV• Advanced Practice Nursing: The Roadmap to Improved Outcomes – Sample topics covered in this discussion will include Rita Cox, RN, BSN Trauma Program Manager trauma pharmacology, translating research to the bedside, and Bronson Methodist Hospital increasing positive outcomes in pediatric trauma patients (Half Day). Kalamazoo, MI• TOPIC: Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course – designed to assist new and experienced trauma program Marie Dieter, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN coordinators and performance improvement specialists in the development Chair, Abstract Review Committee Manager, Trauma Services and maturation of their PI and patient safety program (Full Day). Memorial University Medical Center• Optimal Trauma Center Organization and Management Savannah, GA Course – whether you are a verified trauma center or a hospital seeking verification, this course is designed to take your center to the Kim Dokken, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA next level of trauma patient care (Full Day). Trauma Program Manager St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Henderson, NVThis year the STN conference will open with the theme: The Trauma Nurse’sResponse to Societal Violence. The planning committee has responded to Tom Ellison, RN, MSN, CCRNour STN membership by offering topics that you as members have submitted VP, Trauma Servicesand will present. Topics encompass the continuum of trauma care from pre- Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FLhospital admittance to rehabilitation focusing on the pediatric population,rural trauma care, military and disaster traumas, evolving and established Melissa Harte, MS, RNevidence based practice and trauma-related research. 2012 STN President Director, Trauma ServicesI invite you to join your colleagues for our 16th Annual Conference. This Phoenix Children’s Hospital Phoenix, AZcontinuing education venue will offer you an exciting opportunity to learn,brainstorm, and network with trauma experts and leaders from across Regina Medeiros, DNP, RNthe country. As members of the Society of Trauma Nurses we can work Trauma Program Directortogether to make a difference in preventing injuries and effectively caring Georgia Health Sciences Universityfor trauma patients. Augusta, GA Lou Ann Miller, BSN, RN, CENRegards, Trauma Program Manager Riverside Regional Medical CenterMary Jo Pedicino, MSN, RN Newport News, VATrauma Education Coordinator Betsy Seislove, RN, MSN, CCRNChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia Trauma Program ManagerPhiladelphia, PA Lehigh Valley Health Network Allentown, PA Madonna Walters, MS, RN Trauma Program Manager2 Allegiance Health Jackson, MI
  3. 3. About the Annual Conference Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada for the 16th Annual Society of Trauma Nurses conference, High Stakes Challenges in Trauma Care, April 3rd – April 5th, 2013 at Caesar’s Palace. The Society anticipates an audience of over 500 nursing professionals working in the field of trauma. Join other nurses involved in the care of trauma patients and the management of trauma programs and trauma systems. Then enjoy the beautiful desert scenery or try your luck at the tables. 2013 Conference Highlights • Plenary sessions – You’ll find plenary sessions that span the breadth of trauma topics from public health initiatives in dealing with violence to videotaping trauma resuscitations. The speakers include both civilian and military experts. Wild baby burro, Red Rock Canyon, NV • Multiple concurrent sessions – In response to your request for more diverse clinical topics, we have increased the total number of concurrent sessions from 15 to 21! • Clinical topics – Both the breakout and plenary sessions again have more clinical content, designed to meet the needs of trauma professionals in a variety of work settings. • Poster Abstract CE – The Thursday afternoon welcome reception will once again offer the option of earning continuing education (CE) for poster abstract reviews. • Special Interest Groups/ Committees are on Thursday afternoon, before the reception. This is a great opportunity to network with others in your special interest area. Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hours Nursing continuing education contact hours for TOPIC and the Optimal Trauma Organization Center & Management Course are provided by the Society of Trauma Nurses, a provider approved by the *California Board of Registered Nursing with the provider number 1 1062. An application has been submitted to the Georgia Nurses Association for approval of 17.41 contact hours for the STN conference sessions, including the ½ day pre-conference courses. Please call Sarah Clements at Society of Trauma Nurses for more information. The following is a list of possible contact hours for applicable sessions: COURSE CONTACT HOURS TOPIC *9.3 Optimal Trauma Center Organization and Management Course *8.1 Pediatric Trauma: The Silent Epidemic – Violence in Kids Lives On 4.0 Rural Trauma: A Recipe for Success Beyond the City Walls 4.0 Advanced Practice Nursing: The Roadmap to Improved Outcomes 4.0 Conference Breakout and Plenary Sessions 10.91 Optional CE during for Poster Abstracts 1.0–2.5About STNThe Society of Trauma Nurses is a membership-based,non-profit organization whose members represent traumanurses from around the world. Members are health careprofessionals who are innovators and leaders in research,education, management, and direct trauma service delivery.The Society of Trauma Nurses provides educationalprograms, mentoring, interest groups, outreach andservices to its membership to assist trauma nurses in 3professional development.
  4. 4. Schedule At-A-GlanceTuesday, April 2, 2013 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration OpenWednesday, April 3rd, 2013 • Pre-Conference Sessions (additional fees apply) 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM Trauma Outcomes Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC) 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Management Course 12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Advanced Practice Pre-Conference: A Road Map to Improved Outcomes 12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Pediatric Pre-Conference: The Silent Epidemic – Violence in Kids Lives On 12:30 PM – 4:45 PM Rural Trauma Pre-Conference: A Recipe for Success, Beyond the City WallsThursday, April 4th, 2013 • Full Conference Sessions (included with conference registration) 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM Registration Open 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Opening Session – President’s Address & Annual Meeting: “Trauma Nurses Respond to Societal Violence” 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM Plenary Session I – This Year in Public Health & Violence 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions I 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open – Visit the exhibits and start your “slot machine” game! 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM Concurrent Sessions II 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch Served in the Exhibit Hall and Poster viewing 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions III 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM SIGS & COMMITTEES, First Session 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM SIGS & COMMITTEES, Second Session Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall, Play the “Slots” by visiting the exhibits and 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM win a chance at valuable prizes, Poster-viewing & judging with Optional CEFriday, April 5th, 2013 • Full Conference Sessions (included with conference registration) 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM Registration & Information 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Daybreak Plenary Session II – “What Can TQIP Do for You” 8:10 AM – 9:35 AM Plenary Session III – Trauma Resuscitation 9:35 AM – 10:15 AM Break - Exhibit Hall Open 10:15 AM – 11:40 AM Plenary Session IV – Nagging Trauma Issues 11:50 AM – 1:15 PM Lunch & Distinguished Lecturer 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Poster-Viewing & Networking – Exhibits Open – Prize Drawing for Vegas “Slot Machine” game” - winners announced in Exhibit Hall at 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Plenary Session V – Rapid Fire Countdown 3:15 PM President’s Closing Remarks 4
  5. 5. Wednesday, April 3, 2013: PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Conference Registration Open Note: Register early - Space is limited and separate registration fees for each session apply. For the TOPIC course and the Optimal Trauma Center Organization course, registration includes course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon break. For the half-day pre-conferences (in the afternoon), registration includes course materials and an afternoon break. Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC) TOPIC is a one-day course that 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM was developed by a seasoned group of trauma leaders, to assist Faculty: participants with the Performance Kathleen D. Martin, MSN, RN, CCRN Improvement (PI) process in TOPIC Committee Chair trauma care. TOPIC focuses on skill development Heidi Hotz, RN for trauma program staff who are Trauma Program Manager involved in the ongoing evaluation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of trauma care across the continuum. It offers concrete strategies for the Los Angeles, CA monitoring with data driven evaluation of trauma care, loop closure, and patient outcomes. The course provides practical lessons for all levels of trauma centers, from entry level to those who have achieved a mature phase of program development. It consists of 8 modules in PI and outcomes assessment, and will introduce taxonomy terminology and categories applications. The course also includes various case vignettes in interactive group forums for application of the PI process, sample documents, and templates. TOPIC can now be co-taught by both nurse and physician faculty. Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Management Course The American 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM College of Surgeons Faculty: Committee on Trauma Frank “Tres” Mitchell, III, (ACS-COT) and the MD, FACS Society of Trauma Trauma Director Nurses (STN) have Scottsdale Healthcare partnered to develop Scottsdale, AZ the Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Amy Koestner, RN, MS Management Course. Trauma Program ManagerBoth physicians and nurses teach this collaborative course. Its goal is to Spectrum Healthenhance trauma center performance and to improve patient care through Grand Rapids, MIimplementation of the ACS COT Trauma Center Standards. Judy Mikhail, RN, MSN, MBA Program ManagerWhether yours is a mature verified center or a hospital preparing for Michigan TQIPdesignation, this course is designed to help participants develop strategies, The University of Michiganprocesses, and operations to support trauma systems, based on their unique Ann Arbor, Michiganenvironments. It is designed to help you take your trauma center to the next level,beyond verification or designation. The nuances of implementing or improving Molly Lozadaupon trauma center criteria within the structure of your specific facility will be Administratorreviewed in an interactive forum. The course will assist Trauma Medical Directors, Trauma Verification ProgramTrauma Program Managers/Coordinators, Administrators, Trauma Registrars, American College of SurgeonsState/Region personnel and other disciplines involved in trauma. 5
  6. 6. Wednesday, April 3, 2013: PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS continuedPediatric Trauma: The Silent Epidemic – Violence in Kids Lives On12:30 PM – 4:45 PM This is a time of great concernModerators: TBA about violent behavior and bullying among our youth. The care ofFaculty: these children can be complex andAngela M. Boy, DrPH–Program Manager requires skill and coordination forChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta best outcomes. The speakers willAtlanta, GA address issues in the assessment of the pediatric trauma patient whoDiana Kraus, RN, BSN– Trauma Program has experienced a violent situation,Manager, St. Louis Children’s Hospital including those with penetratingSt. Louis, MO trauma, bullying, and teen domestic violence. They will alsoHeidi Almodovar, MSN, RN, CPNP– address violence prevention and what programs seem to be working.Trauma Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital The session will wrap up with a discussion ofBoston, MA interesting cases.Topics: • Family Violence: Teen Domestic Violence & Bullying • Tips to Effectively Screen for Teen Abuse & Household Violence • Penetrating Trauma: When Your Pediatric Patient is Stabbed or Shot • Violence Prevention: What’s Working? • Challenging CasesRural Trauma: A Recipe for Success Advanced Practice: The Roadmap toBeyond the City Walls Improved OutcomesThis is an essential course for 12:30 PM – 4:45 PM This pre-conference is designed 12:30 PM – 4:45 PMregional trauma centers who support to cover a broad array of clinical, Moderators: TBA Moderator: Amandarural programs or those who work research, and educational topics, McNicholswithin rural trauma centers, where and its scope reflects the growth in Faculty:trauma volumes are low, distances advanced practice trauma nursing Faculty: Don Jenkins, MD,long, and resources can be scare. over the past decade. Elizabeth NeSmith, FACS & CarolRural regions house only 25% of the PhD, ACNP–Georgia Immerman, RN, Agenda:U.S. population, but have 60% of Health Sciences University, BSN • From Bench to Bedside:the trauma deaths. This course has Augusta, GA St. Mary’s Hospital, APN Role in Translationalbeen designed to help rural facilities John Gallagher, RN, Mayo Clinic Trauma Researchachieve optimal outcomes through MSN, CNS– Hospital of Rochester, MN • Abdominal Compartmentimproved performance improvement. the Univ. of Pennsylvania, SyndromeThese 3 speakers bring significant Philadelphia, PA Deb Syverson, RN, • Novice to Expertexperience with rural trauma. BSN • Trauma Pharmacology Benjamin Laughton,Agenda: Sanford Medical Center Update RN, MSN, CRNP– Univ. • Challenges for Rural Trauma Fargo, ND • Mr. T. is back from the OR: of Maryland, R. Adams Hospitals What the Heck Happened Cowley Shock Trauma • Development/Maintenance of in There? Center, Baltimore, MD Rural Trauma Programs & Systems Sue Galiczynski, • P.I. for Rural Trauma RN, MSN, CRNP– • Getting Started Temple Univ. Hospital, • Regional/State P.I. Philadelphia, PA • Resources for Rural Hospitals • Panel Discussion Thomas A. Geng, Jr., DO– The Reading Hospital6 & Trauma Center, Reading, PA
  7. 7. Thursday, April 4, 2013: FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS begin6:30 AM – 6:30 PM Conference & Exhibitor Registration Open6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast7:30 AM – 8:30 AM OPENING SESSION & WELCOME Full Session CEModerator: Your challenge starts here, with the Annual Meeting and AmountMelissa Harte, MS, RN –STN 2012 President 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,PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS and discuss what it means to be an active member. SheAND ANNUAL MEETING will also discuss how trauma nurses are responding to societal violence and give some take home strategies.Karen Doyle, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BCSTN 2013 PresidentVP Nursing & OperationsR Adams Cowley Shock Trauma CenterUniversity of Maryland Medical CenterBaltimore, MD8:30 AM – 9:45 AM PLENARY SESSION ITHIS YEAR IN PUBLIC HEALTH ANDVIOLENCEModerator:Melissa Harte, MS, RN – STN 2012 President8:30–9:00 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, NV9:00–9:30 AM Societal Violence and Public Policy Dan Judkins, RN, MS, MPH Trauma Educator & Injury Epidemiologist Trauma in general – and violent trauma in University of Arizona particular - is now recognized as a costly public Tuscon, AZ health problem, but just 30 years ago the words “violence” and “health” were rarely used in the9:30–9:45 AM Panel Q & A 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. 7
  8. 8. Thursday, April 4, 2013: CONCURRENT SESSIONS CONCURRENT SESSION I • 10:00 – 11:00 AM PEDS RESEARCH & PUBLICATION CLINICAL NEURO PEDIATRIC CONCUSSION WRITING FOR DELIRIUM & TRAUMA: PLUMMET TO SUMMIT: PUBLICATION: FROM CASES OF INTEREST TBI AND THE ASCENT Moderator: Lisa Gray, RN, BSN, CPN DATA TO SUBMISSION TOWARD RECOVERY Moderator: Melinda Case, RN Sally Jo Zuspan, RN, MSN Moderator: Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, ACNP Moderator: Maria McMahon, CPNP-AC Beatrice Launius, MSN, Despite decades of research, ACNPC, CCRN Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, Carla Wittenberg, RN, the current approach to care RN, CNOR – JTN Editor CRNP-BC, RNFA and prevention of pediatric Untreated delirium can have sports concussion is still Need help bringing your project significant and longstanding Although there has been controversial. This session findings from the analysis stage consequences for patients. increasing attention to will review current clinical to publication? This session, Learn about the prevalence, concussions stemming from and preventative practices, presented by the Editor of JTN, recognition, and treatment of sports and military incidents TBI legislative initiatives, and will give you practical advice this often under-diagnosed remains the #1 cause of death in media perceptions as well as about evaluating your study condition by reviewing persons ages 1-44. Listen to an findings and will offer writing compelling cases of delirium in four major risks and relevant overview of 2 complex processes tips designed to increase the the trauma population. research findings associated - primary and secondary TBI and with this crucial subject. chances of getting your work treatment modalities throughout published. the spectrum of their care. CONCURRENT SESSIONS II • 11:10 – 12:10 PM PEDS ORAL PRESENTATIONS (4) – EBP QUALITY RESEARCH & PUBLICATION FAMILY VIOLENCE: ORAL ABSTRACT TRAUMA RESUSCITATION WRITING FOR ACROSS ALL AGES WINNERS – EVIDENCE AND VIDEO REVIEW PUBLICATION: FROM BASED PRACTICE DATA TO SUBMISSION Moderator: Karen Macauley, RN, Moderator: Tom Ellison, RN, MSN, CCRN MEd Moderator: Marie Dieter, MSN, Moderator: Regina Medeiros, DNP, RN MBA, RN, CEN Jennifer Fritzeen, MSN, Angela M. Boy, DrPH RN, PCNS-BC Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNOR – JTN Editor Family violence is an everyday Authors, TBA Hindsight is always 20/20, occurrence in all settings and Need help bringing your project however the ability to watch and with all ages, young to old. The top four submissions in findings from the analysis stage hear trauma resuscitations allows for the Evidence-Based Practice to publication? This session, This lecture will review ways to an evaluation of team performance, category are presented at this presented by the Editor of JTN, identify patients experiencing communication, and treatment session. This is an opportunity will give you practical advice family violence and what you modalities that other PI methods to review EBP projects from a about evaluating your study as a healthcare team can do and chart review cannot capture. variety of trauma centers. findings and will offer writing about it. This session provides a videotaping overview, from legal implications to tips designed to increase the your first resuscitation review. chances of getting your work published. Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall • LUNCH SERVED from 12:00 – 1:15 PM • Posters available CONCURRENT SESSIONS III • 1:30 – 2:30 PM PEDS ORAL PRESENTATIONS (4) - PSYCHOSOCIAL NEURO Research PEDIATRIC STRESS RX FOR Plummet to Summit: CONCUSSION ORAL ABSTRACT TRAUMA NURSES TBI and the Ascent Moderator: Diana Kraus, RN, BSN, TNS WINNERS - Research Toward Recovery Moderator: Lou Ann Miller, RN, BSN, Moderator: Marie Dieter, MSN, CEN Sally Jo Zuspan, RN, MSN MBA, RN, CEN Moderator: Holly Bair, RN, MSN, NP Ann White, JD, MSJS Despite decades of research, the Authors, TBA Carla Wittenberg, RN, Trauma nurses often thrive on stress current approach to care and CRNP-BC, RNFA and perform better in stressful prevention of pediatric sports The top four submissions in environments. But prolonged concussion is still controversial. the Research category are exposure to stress and trauma can Although there has been increasing This session will review current presented at this session. This is result in compassion fatigue, attention to concussions stemming clinical and preventative an opportunity to review trauma secondary PTSD, burn-out, and job from sports and military incidents practices, legislative initiatives, research projects from a variety loss. This session will review tools TBI remains the #1 cause of death and media perceptions as well of trauma centers. to identify, analyze, minimize, in persons ages 1-44. Listen to an8 as four major risks and relevant research findings associated and manage negative stressors so we can create balance in our lives, sleep overview of 2 complex processes - primary and secondary TBI and with this crucial subject. better, have healthier relationships, treatment modalities throughout the and enjoy our work more. spectrum of their care.
  9. 9. Thursday, April 12th, 2012 – Concurrent SessionsPSYCHOSOCIAL LEADERSHIP CLINICALBURNOUT, COMPASSION TOP 10 SURVIVAL TACTICS MASSIVE TRANSFUSIONFATIGUE, SECONDARY FOR NEW TRAUMA PROGRAM PROTOCOLS: IMPACT ONTRAUMATIC STRESS: BUZZ MANAGERS OUTCOMES?WORDS OR REAL DEAL? Moderator: Rita Cox, RN, BSN Moderator: Carol Immerman, RN, BSNModerator: Alexis Frederick, MSN, CEN, ACNP-BC Pat Manion, RN, MS Donald Jenkins, MD, FACSKathryn Von Rueden, RN, MS, Todd Nickoles, RN, BSN, CCRN, CENCNS-BC, FCCM Most trauma centers now have massive While the role of Trauma Program Manager transfusion protocols (MTP) for use inWhatever term you use to describe (TPM) attracts nurses who thrive on the uncontrolled traumatic hemorrhage, butit - burnout, compassion fatigue, or complex, the early years in this position questions remain about the cost-benefitsecondary traumatic stress –it happens can be frustrating, as one learns to balance of MTP and their impact on outcomesin high stress units. This lecture will competing priorities. This session features like mortality and transfusion-relatedreview signs and symptoms, evidence- both an experienced and a new TPM, who complications. Dr. Jenkins examines thesebased risk assessment, and tools and will share useful survival strategies for those questions in this thought-provoking session.strategies to help prevent and deal with just beginning the role.a very “real” issue in the healthcareworld.GERIATRICS MILITARY INJURY PREVENTIONTHE “GRAYING” TRAUMA TRIAD OF DEATH VIOLENCE PREVENTIONOF TRAUMA CARE: & DAMAGE CONTROL PROGRAMS THAT WORKADDRESSING TRAUMATIC RESUSCITATION: LESSONS FROM Moderator: Kim Dokken, RN, BSN, MSN, MBAINJURY IN OLDER ADULTS THE MILITARY Dan Judkins, RN, MS, MPHModerator: Amber Kyle, RN Moderator: Greg Pereira, MBA, RN Across the country, there is a growingChristine Cutugno, PhD, RN Sean Kennedy, BSN, RN, CEN demand for tested and effective violence, drug, and crime prevention programs.The “Baby Boomers” are getting older Complications of uncontrolled bleeding Injury prevention coordinators face choicesand are hospitalized for trauma at include hypothermia, acidosis, and among diverse programs that may promisetwice the general population rate. Their coagulopathy, known as the ‘trauma triad of reductions in violence-related injury withoutlength of stay is longer and their use of death,’ a potentially preventable condition supporting evidence. This session reviewsresources such as critical care beds and that accounts for 40% of trauma-related the choices available among violencediagnostic studies are higher. This topic deaths. Learn about managing this ‘triad’ prevention programs that work.will review the challenging issues related with lessons learned from the military inwith a growing elder population. recent combat settings. for review/ Start your “Slot Machine” game & chance to win prizes/ Exhibit Hall open till 6:30 PMGERIATRICS LEADERSHIP MILITARYTHE “GRAYING” TOP 10 SURVIVAL TACTICS TRAUMA TRIAD OF DEATHOF TRAUMA CARE: FOR NEW TRAUMA PROGRAM & DAMAGE CONTROLADDRESSING TRAUMATIC MANAGERS RESUSCITATION: LESSONS FROMINJURY IN OLDER ADULTS THE MILITARY Moderator: Mike Glenn, RNModerator: Cynthia Blank-Reid, RN, MSN Moderator: Kathleen D. Martin, RN, MSN, CCRN Pat Manion, RN, MSChristine Cutugno, PhD, RN Todd Nickoles, RN, BSN, CCRN, CEN Sean Kennedy, BSN, RN, CENThe “Baby Boomers” are getting older While the role of Trauma Program Manager Complications of uncontrolled bleedingand are hospitalized for trauma at (TPM) attracts nurses who thrive on the include hypothermia, acidosis, andtwice the general population rate. Their complex, the early years in this position coagulopathy, known as the ‘trauma triad oflength of stay is longer and their use of can be frustrating, as one learns to balance death,’ a potentially preventable conditionresources such as critical care beds and competing priorities. This session features that accounts for 40% of trauma-related both an experienced and a new TPM, whodiagnostic studies are higher. This topicwill review the challenging issues related will share useful survival strategies for those deaths. Learn about managing this ‘triad’ with lessons learned from the military in 9with a growing elder population. just beginning the role. recent combat settings.
  10. 10. Thursday, April 4, 20132:30 PM– 4:00 PM Special Interest Group (SIGs) and Committee MeetingsSpecial 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 targetedinformation 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 theneeds of the membership. The committees and their members are focused on the development and implementation of a varietyof initiatives that benefit all STN members: All committee members are encouraged to attend and participate in strategicplanning for the upcoming year.Each SIG and Committee meets individually to provide members with an update on activities and discuss strategies fordeveloping projects, programs, and/or services that meet the needs of the specific group or committee. The meeting times areas follows. 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 ForumPlease note times are subject change, consult the onsite conference program for final times and locations.Welcome Reception4:00 PM – 6:30 PMMake this your first stop before your“Night on the Town!”BRAIN TEASERS & PALATEPLEASERS • 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 prizes10
  11. 11. Friday, April 5, 2013: FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS continued6:30 AM – 4:30 PM Conference Registration Open6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Continental BreakfastDaybreak PLENARY SESSION IIWHAT CAN T.Q.I.P DO FOR YOU? .7:00 AM – 8:00 AMModerator: Judy Mikhail, RN, MSN, MBAFaculty:Heidi Hotz, RNTrauma Program ManagerCedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos Angeles, CAThe Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) provides trauma centerswith risk-adjusted benchmarking that allows them to track outcomes andimprove care. TQIP is built on the backbone of the National TraumaData Bank (NTDB), and it represents an investment in resources andtime for trauma centers. Many trauma centers have asked, “Why shouldmy trauma center invest in this information? Is it worth it?” Heidi Hotzanswers these questions from the perspective of both a trauma programmanager and a TQIP trainer. This session is open to all who haveregistered for the full conference.PLENARY SESSION III TRAUMA RESUSCITATION 8:10 AM – 9:35 AM Moderator: Marla Vanore, RN, MHA 8:10–8:35 AM Field Hypotension and Other Level 1 Activation Criteria: Do They Predict Severe Injury? Scott G. Sagraves, MD, FACS President, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine Chief of the Acute Care Surgery Division Trauma Medical Director Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City, MOTrauma resuscitation represents a keystone 8:35-9:00 AM Videotaping Trauma Resuscitations:of trauma care: The how’s and why’s of Is it Worth the Hassle?what we do, and when we do it are ongoing Jennifer Fritzeen, MSN, RN, PCNS-BCareas of discussion and research. In this Children’s National Trauma Centersession, three speakers address controversial Washington, DCresuscitation issues, such as field hypotensionand other trauma activation criteria, 9:00–9:25 AM Permissive Hypotension -videotaping trauma resuscitations, and How Permissive Can You Be?permissive hypotension. John Fildes, MD, FACS Chief, Division of Trauma & Critical Care University of Nevada School of Medicine 11 Las Vegas, NV
  12. 12. Friday, April 5, 2013: FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS continued9:35 AM – 10:15 AM BREAK – EXHIBITS OPEN - Posters available for review10:15 AM – 11:40AM PLENARY SESSION IVTHOSE NAGGING TRAUMA ISSUESModerator: Pat Manion, RN, MS, CCRN, CEN10:15–10:40 AM CSI Las Vegas: Preserving the Chain of Evidence Daniel Proietto Senior Crime Scene Analyst Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Las Vegas, NV10:40- 11:05 AM Delirium and the Trauma Patient: An Unholy Union We all have these nagging trauma problems Beatrice Launius, MSN, ACNPC, CCRN that continue to plague us, and are detrimental Louisiana State University Health – Shreveport to our patients’ care and to our co-workers. How Department of Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care do we resolve them? This session covers three Shreveport, LA persistent issues familiar to all of us: Preserving the chain of evidence – how do you do this in11:05–11:30 AM The Value of Debriefing the middle of saving a life? Delirium and the Ann White, JD, MSJS trauma patient – is the cause environmental, Hospital Chaplain, Rabbi, Grief & Pastoral Counselor pharmaceutical, psychosocial, or some aspect Bayfront Medical Center of the injury itself? The value of debriefing after Saint Petersburg, FL a emotionally wrenching event – why is this so important? These answers and more will be11:30–11:40 AM Panel Q & A presented during this session.11:50 AM – 1:30 PM LUNCHEON and DISTINGUISHED LECTURESHIPModerator: Betsy Seislove, RN, MSN, CCRN – STN 201 President 1 Presentation of JTN Author Dorrie K. Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN Awards sponsored by Dean, School of Nursing University of Virginia Medical Center Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Charlottesville, VA The Society of Trauma Nurses is pleased to announce Dorrie K. Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN as the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Lectureship Award. Dr. Fontaine’s contributions to trauma nursing and to nursing in general are vast and worthy of many commendations. She has her roots in trauma nursing and spent fiveyears as a staff nurse at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Fontainehas also been a Trauma Contributing Editor to Critical Care Nurse and she is the co-author of the grant that funded the Trauma/Critical Care master’s program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, which began in 1982. Dr. Fontaine’s leadingresearch and seminal nursing work on sleep, “Sleep in the Critically Ill Patient,” was conducted in a trauma setting. She has alsoconducted research on family presence at the end of life, which many of us have implemented at our bedsides.Dr. Fontaine received her BSN from Villanova University, a master’s degree from the University of Maryland, and her PhDfrom the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. In 2006, she completed a Management and Leadershipin Education Program at the Harvard Graduate Institute of Higher Education. Currently, Dr. Fontaine is the dean of theUniversity of Virginia School of Nursing. Her primary focus has been in promoting healthy workplace environments, buildingmore inter-professional collaborations, and increasing diversity in both the faculty and student populations.12
  13. 13. Friday, April 5, 2013: FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS continued1:15 PM – 2:15 PM FINAL POSTER-VIEWING & NETWORKING PRIZE DRAWING (for playing “slots!”)PLENARY SESSION VRAPID FIRE COUNTDOWN2:15 PM– 3:15 PMModerator:Karen Doyle, RN, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC, 2013 STN PresidentHandling the Media in High-Profile CasesKim Dokken, RN and Sean Dort, MDTrauma ProgramSt. Rose Dominican HospitalsHenderson, NV Our last session features four “rapid fire”Getting the Empathy Back: Five Things You Can Do Right Now speakers and topics to steer you to thoughtKathryn Von Rueden, RN, MS, CNS-BC, FCCM provoking questions and final take homeUniversity of Maryland lessons. The final four challenges includeBaltimore, MD how to handle the media in high profile incidents, how to get the empathy back inManaging Surge Capacity: A Look at the Reno Plane Crash the work area, managing surge capacitySnow Morrison, RN with a look at the Reno plane crash, andTrauma Coordinator five ways to start a violence preventionRenown Health program.Reno, NVTop Five Ways to Get Started with a Violence PreventionProgramDan Judkins, RN, MS, MPHTrauma Educator & Injury EpidemiologistUniversity of ArizonaTuscon, AZ3:15 PM CLOSING REMARKS from the President Now you can relax and see a show or head for the desert! 13
  14. 14. Hotel & Travel InformationLas Vegas InformationLas Vegas is more than bright lights and mega jackpots. It’s the entertainment capital of the world, the gateway to thesouthwest and a golfer’s paradise all wrapped into one. Small wonder over 6 million conventioneers choose Las Vegas fortheir meeting destination each year. Las Vegas boasts: • Over 100 spectacular shows per day, from comedy to magic to the biggest names in the biz • The ultimate in shopping, whether attendees want to shop till they—well, you know—at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace or meander boutiques on the cobblestone streets of Paris Las Vegas • World-class dining at culinary hot spots including Hyakumi at Caesars Palace and more • Year-round championship golf • Easy travel within Vegas via the Monorail and free shuttles • Easy access to the natural wonders of Zion National Park, Red Rock Canyon, Lake Mead, Mt. Charleston and more • 340 days of sunshine per yearWelcome to Caesars PalaceThe grandest of Las Vegas Hotels, Caesars Palace, is famous worldwide for its magnificent beauty and impeccable service.This majestic Las Vegas hotel offers a 129,000 square foot casino, 26 restaurants and cafes, sprawling gardens and pools, aworld-class spa, and the renowned Colosseum spotlighting world-class stars. From the moment you walk through the doors ofCaesars Palace, you know you’ve arrived at the most prestigious resort in the world. Impeccable service. Luxury. All the littledetails that make the difference between an ordinary visit and a spectacular experience are yours. The hotel has somethingfor everyone including the Qua Baths & Spa, Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis, shopping, golf, dining and nightlife.3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109(702) 731-7110Rates and ReservationsThe STN Annual Convention guest room rate is only $199 per night plus taxsingle/double occupancy. Reservations must be made by March 1, 2013.STN Conference attendees may call the Contact Center at 866-227-5944 to booktheir reservations. The name of the group is listed as Society of Trauma Nurses.Callers can also use your group code to identify the group, SCSTN3. Or reserveyour room online at TransportationMore than ten taxi companies provide service to and from the airport toCaesars Palace. Taxi cab service is regulated by the Nevada TaxicabAuthority, a Nevada State agency responsible for issuing medallions andsetting fares. Some taxis will not accept credit card payments. Customers should notify the attendant if they plan to use a creditcard for payment. There is a $1.80 charge on all fares originating at the airport. The maximum number of passengers allowedin any taxi is five (5), including infants and children.Group shuttles are an economical way to get from the airport to Caesars Palace. While en route, group shuttles make multiplestops at locations along the way, so relax and enjoy the spectacular view.Airline Shuttle Corp /Las Vegas Limousine® Bell Trans Executive Las Vegas Showtime & ODS$7.00 ($13.00 round trip) $7.00 ($13.00 round trip) $6.00 ($12.00 round trip) $7.00 ($13.00 round trip)888.554.1 156 I 702.444.1234 800.274.RIDE (7433) 702.646.4661 www.showtimetourslv.comCPCN 2050 | CPCN 2258 1702.385.LIMO (5466) 14 14
  15. 15. Breakout Sessions 2013 Conference Registration FormConference Attendees Only. Pleaseindicate your interest in attending REGISTER ONLINE: Thursday, 4/4/13 sessions. April 3-5, 2013Choose one session per time slot. Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NVSession 1: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM❍ Pediatric Concussion Badge/List Information (please type or print)❍ Writing for Publication Is this your first time attending the STN Annual Conference? ❍ Yes ❍ No❍ Delirium & Trauma❍ Plummet to Summit Full Name and Professional Credentials❍ Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress❍ Top 10 Survival Tactics Title❍ Massive Transfusion ProtocolsSession 2: 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM Institution❍ Family Violence:Across All Ages❍ Oral Abstract Winners – Address Evidence Based Practice❍ Trauma Resuscitation & Video City State/Province/Country ZIP Review❍ Writing for Publication (Repeat) Phone Number Fax Number❍ The “Graying” of Trauma Care❍ Trauma Triad of Death & Damage Control Resuscitation E-Mail Address ❍ Violence Prevention ProgramsSession 3: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM First Name for Badge❍ Pediatric Concussion (Repeat)❍ Oral Abstract Winners –Research Special Needs❍ Stress Rx for Trauma Nurses❍ Plummet to Summit (Repeat)❍ The “Graying” of Trauma Care Registration Fees and Payment Information (Repeat) Thursday, April 4, 2013 and Friday, April 5, 2013. Conference❍ Top 10 Survival Tactics (Repeat) registration includes: All sessions, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches and breaks❍ Trauma Triad of Death & Damage on Thursday, 4/4/13 & Friday, 4/5/13. For a full list of inclusions, please see the Control Resuscitation (Repeat) Registration Fee section of the brochure or visit www.traumanurses.orgPre-Conference Sessions To qualify for the STN member registration fee, you must be an STN member whenWednesday, April 3, 2013 you register for and attend the Annual Conference. Member Non-Member By 2/22/13 After 2/22/13TOPIC ❍$350 ❍$350 STN Member ❍ $420 ❍ $475Optimal ❍$350 ❍$350 Non-Member ❍ $520 ❍ $575 Poster Presenter ❍ $370 ❍ $425PediatricTrauma ❍$150 ❍$200 Additional Program Registration $___________ Rural Trauma ❍$150 ❍$200 Guest Tickets $___________APN ❍$150 ❍$200 Activities TOTAL AMOUNT (US funds only) Thursday, April 4, 2013Welcome Reception Choose one: ❍ Check # ❍ MasterCard ❍ VISA ❍ AMEX ❍ DiscoverOpen to pre-conference and fullconference attendees ❍ Yes, I will attend Card Number Expiration Date❍ Unable to attend Extra Guest Tickets Name of cardholder (please print) Signature of cardholder# ______ Tickets x $65/each Return signed contract along with payment to: Society of Trauma Nurses 3493 Lansdowne Dr, Ste 2, Lexington, KY 40517. Make checks payable to Society of TraumaGuest Name Nurses.____________________________ Please direct any questions to: Tonda Preston at If paying by credit card, fax the completed form to 859-271-0607 or email to 15
  16. 16. 3493 Lansdowne Dr, Ste 2 Lexington, KY 40517See Inside for Highlights On: • Schedule and Session Descriptions • Continuing Education Contact Hours • Hotel & Travel Information • Things to do in LAS VEGAS and NEARBY • Registration Fees & Form STN 16th Annual Conference LAS VEGAS CAESARS PALACE | APRIL 3- 5, 2013 High Stakes Challenges W or at g NO s. in Trauma Care IS m R TE anu EG .trau r se R w ww