Colorado Pediatric Trauma Conference 2022

November 16, 2022 to November 17, 2022

The Colorado Pediatric Trauma conference provides education for state-of-the-art care of the pediatric trauma patient. 

This program will be of interest to physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, EMS providers and aeromedical personnel.  

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss Pediatric Readiness, the challenges faced by rural communities, and identify actionable steps hospitals can take to improve their readiness to care for acutely injured children.
  • Identify various sources of radiation injury, anticipated injury types and initial management.
  • Apply advanced teaching techniques for information retention on low frequency high impact events.
  • Identify the differences in the management of pediatric and adult facial fractures.
  • Describe the role of APPs in a trauma program, from the trauma bay to discharge.
  • Discuss the use of firearms in deaths by suicide among youth in Colorado and share approaches to reduce risk.
  • Discuss the relationship between illicit drug use, non-accidental trauma, and child neglect.
  • Describe evidence-based management strategies for treatment of concussion on pediatric brains. 
  • Identify important early interventions in skeletal trauma and recognize the role of orthopedics in management of polytrauma patients.
  • Describe the health risk and management of button battery ingestion. 
  • Define artificial intelligence and recognize how it will impact trauma care in the future.
  • Discuss and appreciate the impact of technology on the practice of medicine.

Learner Outcome

Learners will self-report expanded knowledge of care of traumatized patients and identify available resources for pediatric trauma care to be brought back to their areas of practice.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
diane.gonzales@childrenscolorado.org
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 12.75 Attendance
  • 12.75 NCPD
Course opens: 
06/13/2022
Course expires: 
12/09/2022
Event starts: 
11/16/2022 - 7:45am MST
Event ends: 
11/17/2022 - 5:00pm MST
Cost:
$175.00
Rating: 
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

7:45 a.m.

Sign-in and Registration

 

8:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jason Kotas, NREMT
Master of Ceremonies

8:15

Pre-Hospital Discussion

Anne Calkins, BS CRTT-NPS C-NPT

9:00

Pediatric Preparedness in Rural Hospitals

Kathleen Adelgais, MD MPH FAAP

9:45

Break

10:00

Nuclear Warfare

Frederick "Fritz" Karrer, MD

10:45

Disaster Preparedness

Michael Halaska, BSN RN CPEN CEN

11:30

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Trauma Simulation - Point and Counter Point

Denis D. Bensard, MD
Kristin Kim, MD PhD

1:30

Difficult Airways in Trauma Patients

Christopher S. Nichols, MD

2:15

Break

2:30

Facial Fractures

Steven Hamilton, MD

3:15

Importance of APPs in a Trauma Program

Richelle Koehler, MSPAS PA-C

4:00

Evaluation and Adjourn

 

4:15-5:30

Reception

 

 

Thursday, November 17, 2022

7:45 a.m.

Sign-in and Registration

 

8:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jason Kotas NREMT
Master of Ceremonies

8:15

Injury Prevention: Youth Suicide and Firearm Use

Amanda Abramczyk-Thill, MPH, CPST-I, STAC

9:00

Non-Accidental Trauma and Illicit Drug Exposures

George Sam Wang, MD FAAP FAACT

9:45

Break

10:00

Updates on Pediatric Concussion Management

Wendy Pierce, MD

10:45

Damage Control in Orthopedics

Julia S. Sanders, MD

11:30

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

The Butterfly Effect: Hypothermia and Volume Resuscitation in Pediatric Trauma Patients

Grant Young, MD

1:30

Button Battery Ingestions

John F. Bealer, MD

2:15

Break

2:30

The Future of Pediatric Trauma

Steve L. Moulton, MD

3:15

Losing Our Touch: The (D)evolution of Medicine?

Timothy Givens, MD

4:00

Evaluation and Adjourn

 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045
United States
+1 (720) 777-6160

This year we will have a Hybrid conference.  You may attend virtually, or in-person at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Virtual registrants will receive a ZOOM link via email to join the conference.

Amanda Abramczyk-Thill, MPH, CPST-I, STAC
Injury Prevention and Outreach Specialist
Children's Hospital Colorado- Colorado Springs

Kathleen Adelgais, MD MPH FAAP
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Colorado EMS for Children State Partnership Program
Attending Physician, Emergency Department
Children's Hospital Colorado

John Bealer, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Trauma Medical Director and Administrative Lead
Children’s Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs

Denis D. Bensard, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Anne Calkins, BS, CRTT--NPS, C-NPT
Children's One Respiratory Therapist
NRP and STABLE Instructor
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Timothy Givens, MD
Professor (Clinical Practice) of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Michael Halaska, BSN RN CPEN CEN
Emergency Management Nurse Coordinator
Children's Emergency Management Program
Children's Hospital Colorado

Steven Hamilton, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Facial Trauma Liaison
Children’s Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs

Frederick "Fritz" Karrer, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Attending Pediatric Surgeon
Children's Hospital Colorado
 

Richele Koehler, MSPAS PA-C
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Lead APP of Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Jason Kotas, NREMT
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Kristin Kim, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Assistant Medical Director, MCI
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Steve L. Moulton, MD
Professor of Surgery- Pediatric Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Colorado Firefighter Endowed Chair
Medical Director, Trauma and Burn Programs
Children's Hospital Colorado

Christopher S. Nichols, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director, Simulation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Wendy Pierce, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Attending Physician
Children's Hospital Colorado- Colorado Springs

Julia S. Sanders, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma
Children's Hospital Colorado

George Sam Wang, MD FAAP FAACT
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Grant Young, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Attending Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Medical Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Medical Director, Perioperative Services
Children’s Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs

Medical:  Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this live activity for a maximum of  12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing:  Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This educational offering for  12.75 nursing contact hours is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

EMS:  Children's Hospital Colorado is an approved provider of EMS continuing education through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division.  Children's Hospital Colorado is EMS Training Group #EO49.  This education offering is good for 12.75 hours.

General Attendance:   A general certificate of attendance will be available for all other care providers.
 

Criteria for Successful Completion:

Registration, attendance, sign-in and submission of the evaluation, including a written response to questions related to any change in practice that you may make as a result of learning that took place at this activity, are required for successful completion and receipt of the certificate of attendance. Claim only those hours you attend. 

Available Credit

  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 12.75 Attendance
  • 12.75 NCPD

Price

Cost:
$175.00
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Required Hardware/software

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