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Trauma Conference 2020: Navigating Regional Challenges in the Continuum of Rural Trauma Care - Cancelled

This program has been cancelled.

As health care providers who practice in rural America, we are frequently faced with challenges when providing care for patients in need of medical intervention due to traumatic injury. Please join us for this daylong educational opportunity to address the unique needs of patients who experience trauma in rural geographic locations.

Activity Details
Start Date: March 26, 2020
End Date: March 26, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Registration: 7:30 - 8:00 am)
Location: Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Auditoria E & F
Lebanon, NH
Download: Event Flyer

This program has been cancelled.

Speakers & Topics
7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome                      
~ Gina E. Wuertzer, MS, BSN, RN
8:15 am - 9:00 am PTSD and the Trauma Patient
~ D. Joshua Mancini, MD, FACS
9:00 am - 9:45 am Kinematics of Trauma
~ Laurie Nolan Kelley, DNP, RN, CNL, CEN, TCRN, EMT-P
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Initial Assessment and Care of the Thermally Injured Patient
~ Mary-Liz Bilodeau, MS, RN, ACNPC
10:45 am - 11:30 am Massive Transfusion in Traumatically Injured (Adults and Children)
~ Nancy M. Dunbar, MD
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm From the End of Life to the Gift of Life
~ Dave Teune, BSN, CPTC, Donation Coordinator
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Non-Accidental Trauma
~ Kaveer K. Chatoorgoon, MD, FACS, FAAP, FRCS
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Panel: Pain Management in the Opioid Addicted Trauma Population
~ Debra Cofell, BSN, RN, ACM
~ Pamela R. Driscoll, MA, BS, RN
~ Rachel Lynch, MSN, CNL, CCRN
~ Ryan S. Peterson, MD, MPH
~ Thomas Trimarco, MD, FACEP, EMT
~ Andrea Wolffing, MD, FACS
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Geriatric Trauma: The Rising Tide
~ Alexandra Briggs, MD
4:00 pm Adjournment
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss at least three evidence-based changes in the nursing care of patients who experience trauma in rural areas.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 6.5 contact hours.

Receiving Contact Hours

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive contact hours for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A contact hours tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Contact hours will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees - Tuition fees must be paid online by credit card. D-H Accounts Payable will no longer process internal transfers of registration fees. Individuals must pay online with a credit card and then seek reimbursement, if appropriate.

Parking - In order to accommodate and best serve our patients’ parking needs, we request that all weekday conference and meeting attendees park in Lot 9 and use the Lot 9 shuttle service. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes - please allow enough time to accommodate this. For weekend meetings and conferences, onsite parking is permitted. View directions & map to Lot 9.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.

Area Accommodations - For a list of lodging options in the vicinity of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center please visit our lodging page.

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