Fall Trauma Nursing Conference

2014 Fall Trauma Nursing Conference

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When: October 25, 2014




Registration is closed 




Oregon Health & Science University is approved by the California of Registered Nursing Provider CPE 16221 for 7.0 Contact Hours.


If you wish to view video presentations to receive credit hours, please contact either Elizabeth Herber at 503-494-3489 or Karessa Townsend at 503-418-1360 to receive the login and password.



Course Description 

Trauma professionals encounter a variety of clinical challenges in the care of the critically injured patient.  This conference offers a wide variety of clinical topics including critical care, emergency, acute care and pediatric trauma.


Course Objectives

  • Describe one of the physiologic causes of alcohol withdrawal and one treatment strategy.
  • Examine current successful prevention strategies for teen alcohol use and driving.
  • Review three key components of the 2012 Pediatric Brain Injury Guidelines.
  • Identify the physiologic effects of anesthesia and how this impacts nursing care.
  • Discuss the various criteria for determination of brain death.
  • Examine the precipitating factors of coagulopathy in trauma patients.
  • Discuss the management priorities for crush injuries to the chest


2014 Fall Trauma Nursing Conference Presentation Slides


Complicated Pulmonary Injury

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Advanced Mechanical Ventilation 

John Gallager, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, RRT


Disaster Preparedness: What  Trauma Nurses Need to Know



Accidental vs Non Accidental Trauma? Case Studies

Clinical Pearls of Pediatric Trauma: Lessons Learned

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Pediatrics

Diane Perks, MSN, CRNP


The Pregnant Trauma Patient: Nursing Considerations

Shelora Mangan, DNP, CNS, RNC-OB


Palliative Care in Trauma

Tiffany Culbertson, RN, MS and Mary Denise Smith, RN, MS


Going Beyond the gold standard: Integrating new neuromonitoring technologies to improve patient care

Diane Braxmeyer Downey, RN, BSN, CCRN