Fall Trauma Nursing Conference

2014 Fall Trauma Nursing Conference


When: October 25, 2014



Registration will be available August 1, 2014


Preliminary Agenda 


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



2013 Video presentations

2013 Fall Trauma Nursing Conference Video Presentations 


Printable 2013 Agenda      


October 25, 2014



Oregon Health & Science Marquam Hill Campus, OHSU Auditorium (formerly the old library) located off S.W. Sam Jackson park Road



All healthcare professionals who are involved in the care of trauma patients.


Support for this conference has been partially  provided by a grant from the Integra Foundation

Integra Foundation

More Information

For more information or if you have questions about the conference, please contact Heather Hoem  at  (503) 494-3849 or trauma@ohsu.edu