[tab] [tab_item title=”Conference Information”]According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2012, 33,561 people were killed in the estimated 5,615,000 police-reported motor vehicle traffic crashes; 2,362,000 people were injured; and 3,950,000 crashes resulted in property damage only. Compared to 2011, this is a 3.3-percent increase in the number of fatalities, and a 5.2-percent increase in the number of police reported motor vehicle traffic crashes, a 6.5-percent increase in the number of people injured, and a 4.6-percent increase in crashes resulting in property damage. An average of 92 people died each day in motor vehicle crashes in 2012—one every 16 minutes.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2012. NHTSA’s national center for statistics and analysis.

This conference is designed to enhance the multi-disciplinary team approach and continuing professional development to effectively manage the trauma patient from impact to recovery. It is the goal of the multi-disciplinary team to provide the best care in order to facilitate the best possible recovery and patient outcomes. The following professionals will benefit from this educational activity: nurses, pre-hospital, hospital chaplains, respiratory therapists and all other professionals working with the pre-hospital and trauma patient.

For more conference information, contact CoxHealth Education Center at 417-269-4117 or educationcenter@coxcollege.edu.

Americans with Disabilities Act: If you have special needs addressed by this act, please notify us at least two weeks before this offering so that reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.

Note: Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.

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By attending this educational activity participants should be able to integrate some or all of the objectives as listed.
7:30 – 7:50 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits
7:50 – 8:00 Welcome/Overview of the Day
Mark Ross, MD, Physician Moderator
8:00 – 9:00 Tales from the Trauma Bay
Kevin High, RN, MSN

  •   Identify five warning signs of compassion fatigue
  •   List four countermeasures for burnout in healthcare
9:00   – 10:00 “Capnography….not just for monitoring ventilation.”
Susan   Thibeault MS CRNA EMT-P

  •   To describe the physiologic processes monitored by   capnography
  •   Discuss the appropriate use of capnography and be able to   implement into clinical practice
10:00   – 10:20 Break/Vendor Exhibits
10:20   – 11:20 Little Kid Trauma, oh What Drama
Shelby Cox, NR EMT-P

  •   Discuss the common life threatening traumatic injuries for the pediatric age group
  •   Learn how to identify possible injuries in each category
  •   Cover the systematic approach for assessment of a trauma patient
11:20   – 12:20 123’s of ABG’s …Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation made as simple as 1,2,3
Susan Thibeault MS CRNA EMT-P

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret the components of an   arterial blood gas (ABG) in the assessment of oxygenation, ventilation and   metabolic processes
  •  Through examination of case studies, apply newly acquired   knowledge to correctly diagnose acid-base disorders and select appropriate   interventions
12:20-1:20   pm Lunch (provided on site)
1:20   – 2:20 New Trends in Critical Care Medicine
Tim Swearingin, DO

  •   Describe interactions   &effects of medications given to the elderly
  •   Explain new trends with IV medications
2:20-3:20 Life as a Trauma Aficionado
Kevin   High, RN, MSN

  •   List three salient features of compartment syndrome
  •   Identify four salient features of tension pneumothoraces
3:20-3:40 Break/Vendor Exhibits
3:40-4:40 Bikers against Child Abuse (BACA)
BACA   Panel

  •   Utilizing community resources
  •   Recognition & Awareness of child abuse
4:40-5:00 Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn
We reserve the right to substitute speakers and topics in case of emergency or cancellation. Information presented during this conference represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth.  Presenters are responsible for obtaining all copyright permissions.  No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.

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Cox College Interprofessional Simulation & Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

7.0 Contact Hours

This program is pending approval for credit contact hours for Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.

CoxHealth – Prehospital Services is an approved provider of continuing education by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Unit of EMS. This activity is pending approval for 7.0 contact hours. The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 7.0 contact hours of continuing education credit. Credit should be listed on the Association of Professional Chaplains Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form in the area of “Workshops/Conferences/Seminars/Symposia.”

This program is pending approval by CoxHealth for 4.0 trauma with 2.0 being pediatric contact hours for CoxHealth employees. The credits are for the following: Tales from the Trauma Bay, Little Kid Trauma, oh What Drama, Life as a Trauma Aficionado, Bikers against Child Abuse (BACA)
For questions regarding educational credit please contact Lisa Boyer at 417-269-4124, lisa.boyer@coxcollege.edu .

Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.

Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program.

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Shelby Cox NR EMT-P
Trauma EMS Liaison
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center
St Louis, MO

Kevin High, RN, MSN
Senior Associate in Emergency Medicine
Clinical Associate/Vanderbilt LifeFlight
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Susan Thibeault MS MBA CRNA
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
YALE New Haven Hospital
Clinton, CT

Tim Swearingen, DO
Ozark Anesthesia Associates
Springfield, MO

All speakers for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers or the planning committee members from this activity.

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Brenda Bennett, RN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Jami Blackwell, RN, BSN, CEN
Trauma Program Manager
CoxHealth Trauma Services

Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN, CBE
Enterprise Educator/Conference Coordinator
Education Center

Larry Cooper, DMin, BCC
Member of Professional Flight Chaplains
Hospital Chaplain
Pastoral Care

Susan Crum, RN, BSN, CCRN
Program Director
Cox Air Care

Shelly Elsey, RN, EMT-P, CEN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Mark Ross, MD
Medical Director/Conference Moderator
Cox Air Care

Jim Lawrence, RN, CCRN, CEN, CFRN
Flight Nurse
Cox Air Care

Paul Luehrs, RRT, BSRT, BSEd
Adult Critical Care Supervisor
Respiratory Care Credit Consultant
Respiratory Therapy Department

Debbie West, BS, EMT-P
EMS Educator/PI/EMS Credit Consultant
Pre-Hospital Services

The following planning committee members: Jami Blackwell, Larry Cooper, Susan Crum, Shelly Elsey, Mark Ross, MD; Jim Lawrence, Paul Leuhrs,and Debbie West for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers or the planning committee members from this activity.

Planning committee member, Lisa Boyer has indicated she does have a conflict of interest in stock holdings. She has indicated that she DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA. Ms. Boyer also indicated she would give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic name to contribute to impartiality during the planning process. Her conflict was reviewed and there was no conflict identified that would exclude her from the planning process.

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Cancellations received in writing to EducationCenter@coxcollege.edu by March 10, 2015 will be entitled to a full refund. After this time, a $25 processing fee will be withheld. No refunds will be made the day of the conference. No shows will be charged the full conference fee.

In the event the Education Center cancels or reschedules a course, participants are entitled to a full refund or the participant may transfer registration to the next scheduled activity.

CoxHealth is not responsible for travel, hotel, booking fees, or other cancellation fees for registrants when an activity is cancelled.

All refunds must be received in writing via email or by calling the Education Center.
The entire Refund and Cancellation Policy can be viewed at http://coxcollege.edu under the Continuing Education and Life Support tab.

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Special rates are available for CoxHealth conference participants at the following hotel for $84.00 per night. Ask for the Cox Air Care Conference or CoxHealth negotiated rate.

Ramada Oasis Hotel & Convention Center
2546 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
888-532-4338 (toll free)

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