Trauma Core Curriculum
Course: Trauma Core Curriculum
Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 7:30 am - 4:30pm (Registration starts at 7:30am. First session begins promptly at 8:00am)
Location: Children's National Health System, 2nd Floor Main Auditorium
Facilitator: Sally Wilson, RN BSN
Education Prevention and Outreach Coordinator
Overview: It is an all day class for those new to pediatrics or new to Children’s Hospital. Attendees will be provided with information via lecture, discussion and case studies on trauma system, trauma assessment, care of the pediatric burned patient, closed head injury, pediatric orthopedic injuries including compartment syndrome, forensic nursing via NAT ( non-accidental trauma).
Contact: Sally Wilson - SLWilson@childrensnational.org
Children’s National Health System, Department of Nursing Education & Professional Development, Division of Nursing, Center for Continuing Education is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nursing Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
The objective of the Burn Education module are to describe the assessment of a pediatric patient with burn injury, describe the main concepts in the pathophysiology of burns, identify the nursing interventions for the pediatric patient with burns and examine the impact of fluid resuscitation on the pediatric burn patient.