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10th Annual Trauma Conference



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​Pediatri​​​​c Trauma Day

​​Adult Trauma Day

​Thursday, October 27, 2016 Friday, October 28​​, 2016
Pediatric Trauma Case Study
Melanie Randall, MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Loma Linda University Medical Center; ED Attending Physician, Riverside University Health System - Medical Center
• Identify signs and symptoms of significant pediatric head trauma

CDRT and the Multidisciplinary Approach
Allison Donahoe-Beggs, LCSW
Regional Manager, Riverside County Department of Public Social Services
• State and review the role of a Child Death Review Team (CDRT)
• Identify the different methodologies utilized by a CDRT in enhancing criminal investigations

Pediatric Orthopedic Traumatic Injuries
Anthony Silverio, DO
Riverside University Health System - Medical Center; Children’s Hospital Orange County; Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center
• Identify the differences in pediatric vs adult orthopedic injuries
• Identify key assessment priorities in the pediatric orthopedic patient

Pediatric Trauma: The Coroner’s Perspective
Allison Hunt
Deputy Coroner - Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
• Describe the responsibilities of evidence collection from the coroners perspective
Pediatric PTSD
Merritt Schreiber, PhD
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Harbor-UCLA Pediatrics
• Identify how to evaluate for PTSD
• Identify children at risk for developing PTSD

The Management and Treatment of Pediatric Pneumothorax
Jerry Wang, MD
Riverside University Health System - Medical Center, Surgical Resident
• Identify emergent interventions for chest trauma
• State the signs and symptoms of chest trauma in the pediatric patient

Pediatric Rescues
Sean McKay S.D, EMT-P, Tactical Medic
President, Technical Rescue Consultants
• Identify two techniques to reduce deaths in pediatric extrication scenarios
Redefining Technical Rescue
Sean McKay, S.D, EMT-P, Tactical Medic - President of Technical Rescue Consultants
• Verbalize new techniques and strategies in mass casualty incidents

The Waterman Incident: The EMS Perspective
Tom Lynch
EMS Administrator, Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency
• Participants will achieve an understanding on how to integrate with the larger response system during a terrorist attack
• Participants will develop the tools needed to have full situational awareness of the impacts of
international events that could lead to local terrorist attacks

Biological Warfare and Medicines
Jimmy Hernandez, PharmD
Pharmacist, Riverside University Health System - Medical Center
• Identify the potential biological agents utilized in biological warfare
• Describe two medicines that are utilized to treat biological warfare

Hartford Consensus-Bleeding Control in the Streets
Jay Doucet MD, FACS
Trauma Surgeon, UC San Diego Health and Professor of Clinical Surgery
• Describe how the Hartford Consensus intends to reduce the mortality of civilian penetrating and blast injuries

Hospital Impact of a Brutal Attack
Daniel Ludi, MD, FACS
Trauma Services Medical Director, Riverside University Health System - Medical Center
• Name two things to be concerned about when receiving victims from a terrorist mass casualty incident

“Spike” K9 Bomb Detection, Ammunition Detection and Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to Workplace Violence
John Mesa
CEO, Temple 57 Executive Protection and Private Investigation
Chad Nevarez
Director of Operations
• Describe 2 ways to prepare for workplace violence

Effective Incident Management During A Crisis
Mitch Saruwatari
Director Emergency Management, ​Kaiser Permanente
• Discuss how to improve incident management effectiveness in the ED, hospital and outpatient settings
• Review specific steps for communicating and cascading information during a response​


7:30 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – Conference begins

4:00 p.m. – Conference ends


Moreno Valley Conference Center

​Conference Coordinators

Charlie Hendra, RN, BSN
Trauma Program Manager

Kay Schulz, RN, BSN
Pre-hospital Liaison Nurse

Greg McCain, RN
Trauma PI / Injury Prevention Nurse

Course Credit
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 511 for 6.0 Contact Hours per day. This course has been approved by CA EMS CE Provider #33-0006 for 6.0 hours per day of CE (Instructor based), and includes a certificate of completion.