Trauma Nuts and Bolts - October 27, 2023

Jersey Shore, PA US
October 27, 2023

Program Description 

This is a live Educational Activity. 

Trauma Nuts and Bolts will empower nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and practical training to provide expert care for trauma patients.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for registered nurses.  Other learner groups such as Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nurse’s Aides would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • discuss the mechanism of injury in the following area chest and abdomen
  • describe the care of special trauma patients with chest injuries
  • identify nursing interventions to assist the healing process of trauma patients
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity on your continuing education transcript.  
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.50 ANCC
    • 6.50 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    10/27/2023 - 7:55am EDT
    Event ends: 
    10/27/2023 - 3:00pm EDT
    7:00 AM                     
    7:55 AM                     
    Welcome and Introductions
    8:00 AM                     
    Mechanism of Injury
    9:30 AM                     
    Primary Survey
    10:00 AM                   
    Morning Break
    10:15 AM                   
    10:45 AM                   
    Head Trauma
    11:15 AM                   
    Facial Trauma
    11:30 AM                   
    Luncheon will be provided
    12:00 PM                    
    Neck Trauma
    12:15 PM                    
    Chest Trauma
    12:30 PM                    
    Abdominal Trauma
    12:45 PM                    
    Orthopedic Injuries
    1:00 PM                      
    Pediatric Trauma
    1:15 PM                      
    Geriatric Trauma
    1:30 PM                      
    Pregnant Trauma
    1:45 PM                      
    Bariatric Trauma
    2:00 PM                      
    Traumatic Complications
    2:30 PM                      
    3:00 PM                      


    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 

    Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital
    1020 Thompson Street
    Jersey Shore, PA 17740
    United States
    Geisinger Faculty
    Deborah Erdman RN MSN, CCRN, TCRN
    Activity Director
    Injury Prevention Coordinator /Trauma Education Resource Nurse
    Geisinger Medical Center


    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.




    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 


    Available Credit

    • 6.50 ANCC
    • 6.50 Contact Hours


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