Trauma Symposium

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FRIDAY, OCT. 11 

8 AM TO 4:30 PM 

DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CLASSROOM COMPLEX

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TOPICS COVERED: Pre-Hospital Assessessment Blunt Thoracic Trauma Penetrating Chest Trauma Difficult Airway Pediatric Trauma Post-Trauma Care Panel Discussion with Trauma Survivor and Caregivers

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, EMS Providers

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT HOURS:

  • 7 AARC CRCEs have been applied for. 7 EMS CEUs have been applied for. Decatur Memorial Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing nursing educa- tion by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).

PROVIDED: Continental breakfast and lunch.

Sponsored by the Illinois Society for Respiratory Care and Decatur Memorial Hospital

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2300 N. EDWARD ST. DECATUR, IL 62526

FOR INFORMATION,

CALL 217-876-4317

OR EMAIL: SHIGAR@DMHHS.ORG

Conference Agenda

7:00 – 07:55 - Registration/continental breakfast

 

7:55 – 08:00 – Welcome

 

8:00 – 09:00 – Pre Hospital Assessment Steve Munson 09:00 – 10:00 – Blunt Thoracic Trauma Erin Croxton

 

10:00 – 10:15 – BREAK

 

10:15 – 11:15 – Penetrating Chest Trauma Omar El-Sheikh

 

11:15 to 12:15 - Difficult Airway Dana Flatley

 

12:15 to 1:30 – Lunch and Vendors

 

1:30 to 2:30 - Pediatric Trauma Curtis Kretschmer

 

2:30 to 3:30 - Post Trauma Care Omar El-Sheikh

 

3:30 to 3:45 - Break

 

3:45 to 4:45 - Panel Discussion from Trauma Survivor and Caregivers Shawn Stahulak, facilitator

 

4:45 to 5:00 - Conference Evaluations and CRCE and Contact Hour distribution

 

Please bring a sweater or coat due to potential environmental room temperature fluctuations

Speakers

Erin Croxton RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN

Flight Nurse

Saints Flight/Air Methods

 

Omar El-Sheikh, M.D.

Trauma Surgeon

Decatur Memorial Hospital

 

Dana Flatley, CRNA, DNP

Assistant Director, Millikin University and Decatur Memorial Hospital

Nurse Anesthesia Program

 

Curtis Kretschmer, BS, RRT

Flight Therapis

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

 

Steve Munson AAS, EMT-P

Decatur Ambulance Training Coordinator

 

Shawn Stahulak BSN, RN, TNS, CEN, PHRN, EMT-I

ER Clinical Nurse Educator

Decatur Memorial Hospital / Level II Trauma Center

 

We would like to thank all the vendors. Without their support, this conference could not take place.

Continuing Education

Decatur Memorial Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists (CRCE). 7 CE hours are approved for EMS providers.

 

SEVEN (7) contact hours will be provided for attendance of the entire seminar. Partial credit will not be given for early departures.


Planning Committee:

John Althoff, EMT-P/ LI

Sarah Higar, RRT-NPS

Gina Hoots, MSEd, RRT-ACCS, RPFT

Signe Kimmel, RN, RRT

Joanna Shepard, RN, TNS

Shawn Stahulak, BSN, RN, TNS, CEN, PHRN, EMT-I

Stacey Taylor, BSN, RN

Amy Trussell, BSN, RN, TNS


Parking

Free parking is available across the street from the main entrance of the hospital on Edward St. Please enter at the main entrance of the hospital. The classroom complex is to your right.