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Conference Schedule:

Tuesday, April 23, 2019:

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM: Conference Registration Open

7:30 AM - 6:30 PM: Exhibits Open

7:30 - 9:00 AM: Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15 AM: Unexpected Nightmares: A Paramedic attacked and stabbed on duty describes the hurdles of recovering from PTSD

Ben Vernon, BA, EMT-P, Paramedic and Firefighter, San Diego Fire Rescue Department

10:20 - 11:20 AM: Applying the Standards and Indicators for Model Level I & II Trauma Center Injury and Violence Prevention Programs to four hospital IVP programs and conducting an internal assessment

Stewart Williams, Injury Prevention Manager, Dell Children’s Medical Center

11:20 AM - 12:30 PM: Luncheon

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Pushing on an Open Door: Gun Owners Groups & Suicide Prevention

Catherine Barber, MPA, Senior Researcher, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

1:35 - 2:35 PM: Hand Trauma: Prevention is the best cure... if that fails, "Call me" (maybe)?

Steven Goldberg, MD, Associate, Geisinger Medical Center

2:35 - 3:00 PM: Beverage Break

3:00 - 4:00 PM: Strategies to Simplify Care of the Pediatric Patient

Holly Etling, MSN, RN, CPN, CPEN, Education Coordinator, Akron Children's Hospital

Marla Frase, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, Education Coordinator, Akron Children's Hospital

4:05 - 5:15 PM: Templeton Poster Showcase 

5:15 - 6:15 PM: Templeton Reception

Wednesday, April 24, 2019:

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Conference Registration Open

7:30 - 11:00 AM: Exhibits Open

7:30 - 8:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 AM: UVA Health System's Response to August 2017 Charlottesville Mass Casualty Incident

Tom Berry, MHA, CEM, Emergency Management Director, University of Virginia

Jeff Young, MD., MBA, Director Trauma Center, University of Virginia

9:35 - 10:35 AM: Geriatric Trauma Patients: What makes them different?

Kimberly Gorman, DNP, AG-ACNP-BC, CNL, CCRN, CNRN, TCRN, Trauma CRNP, Memorial Medical Center In Johnstown

10:35 - 11:00 AM: Beverage Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Minds Matter: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Youth Concussion

Kristy Arbogast, PhD, Co-Scientific Director and Director of Engineering for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Luncheon

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Hersperger Lecture

SC2i: Bringing Precision Medicine to Trauma

Captain Eric Elster, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/Walter Reed National Medical Center

2:00 - 2:30 PM: Awards Presentation, Raffle Drawing and Closing Remarks

3:00 - 4:30 PM: ATSPA Board of Directors Meeting

*All presenters/times are subject to change.