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Optimal - April 23, 2018 - Chattanooga, TN

Apr 23, 2018 07:30am -
Apr 23, 2018 03:30pm
(GMT-6)

Event Description

COURSE REGISTRATION INFORMATION & ELIGIBILITY:

 

REGISTRATION FEES:

$350 – fee includes meals and course materials

Online Registration (pay by credit card) - Click on the 'Register for this Event' link below.

Paying by Check - See below to download a registration form

 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) and the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN) are pleased to announce their partnership to develop the Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Management Course.

·This collaborative course will be taught by physicians and nurses with the goal of enhancing trauma center systems of care and improving patient care through implementation of the ACS COT Trauma Center Standards.

·The nuances of implementation or improving upon trauma center criteria within the structure of your specific facility will be reviewed in an interactive forum.

·Whether a verified mature center or a hospital preparing for designation, this course is designed to assist participants to create strategies, processes and operations to support trauma systems based upon their own unique environments.

·The course is designed to assist Trauma Medical Directors, Trauma Program Managers/Coordinators, Administrators, Trauma Registrars, State/Region personnel and other disciplines involved in trauma.

·A baseline of what is required to be a verified center rather than the ceiling will be represented in the course.

 

COURSE DATE & LOCATION:

Monday, April 23, 2018

 

Erlanger Health System

975 E. 3rd Street

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Meeting Room: Probasco Auditorium

(423) 778-7000

 

COURSE AGENDA:

A PDF copy of the agenda is available for download at the bottom of this information page.

 

            Time

Topic

Presenter 

7:30am-8:00am

Registration / Continental Breakfast

 

8:00am-8:15am

Introduction to the Optimal Course

Todd Maxson, MD

 

MODULE I

 

8:15am-8:35am

Trauma System Review:

  • Prehospital, Trauma Center Roles ( Levels I-III )
  • Regional Development

 

Annette Bertelson, RN

8:35am-9:05am

Trauma Center Leadership

  • Commitment (resolutions)
  • Board of Directors/Managers
  • Medical Staff
  • TPMD, TPM, TP support staff

 

 

Amy Koestner RN

 

MODULE II A

 

9:05am-9:35am

Clinical Functions

·      Surgical & medical specialists:

General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery

Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia

 

 

Todd Maxson, MD

9:35am-9:50am

Break

 

 

MODULE II B

 

9:50am-10:20am

Collaborative Clinical Services

  • ED, OR/PACU, Radiology, RT, Critical Care

 

Annette Bertelson, RN

 

MODULE III

 

10:20am-11:20am

PIPS & Data

  • Trauma Registry,  PIPS
  • Discuss peer review, hospital integration/regulatory, PIPS

 

Judy Mikhail RN

 

MODULE IV

 

11:20am-11:50am

Special Populations

  • Overview of Pediatrics, Burns, Geriatric & Obstetrics 

 

Todd Maxson, MD

11:50am-12:30pm

Lunch

 

12:30pm-1:10pm

Program Responsibilities

  • Outreach and Education, Prevention, Disaster planning, research & scholarship, and Organ Procurement

 

Amy Koestner RN

 

MODULE V

 

1:10pm-2:10pm

ACS Site Visit

Todd Maxson, MD

2:10pm-2:25pm

Break

 

 

MODULE VI

 

2:25pm-3:25pm

Trauma Pearls & Best Practice

Judy Mikhail, RN

3:25pm

Summary & Evaluation

 

 

TRAVEL & HOTEL INFORMATION:

Information available soon.

 

COURSE MATERIALS, MEALS & CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Registration includes a copy of the Optimal Course manual, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch.

To successfully complete this course participants must attend the event in its entirety, verify attendance by signing in, and complete an evaluation at the end of the course.

 

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

This activity has been awarded 6.3 contact hours.

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Society of Trauma Nurses. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

An Equal Opportunity University


FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES
As an organization accredited by the ANCC, the Society of Trauma Nurses requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all conflicts of interest. The ANCC defines a conflict of interest as an affiliation or relationship of a financial nature with a commercial interest organization that might bias a person’s ability to objectively participate in the planning, implementation, or review of a learning activity. The potential for conflicts of interest exists when an individual is able to control or influence the content of an educational activity and is in a financial relationship with a commercial interest organization, the products or services of which are relevant to the content of the educational activity.​

 

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELATION POLICY

Substitutions may be made at any time without an additional charge. Refunds will be issued for all cancelations received two weeks prior to the start of the course. Should cancelation occur less than two weeks prior, a credit towards another course will be issued, not a refund. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds and credits. “No shows” are subject to the full conference fee. Cancelations/substitutions must be made IN WRITING. No refunds or credits will be issued once the course has started. This course is subject to change and/or cancelation.

 

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

Parker Allen

STN Member Services Manager

(859) 977-7445

pallen@traumanurses.org

 
 
 

 

 


Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Feb 15, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Feb 16, 2018 and ends on Apr 19, 2018.
Late registration starts on Apr 20, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Optimal
Member Fee: $350.00$350.00$350.00
Non-Member Fee: $350.00$350.00$350.00
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