Trauma Outcome & Performance Improvement Course

Be the first to attend an STN TOPIC course designed to meet the needs of pediatric providers!

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Where: The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STN logoTOPIC logoThe Society of Trauma Nurses TOPIC course is taught to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the assessment, evaluation and improvement of trauma care. The "Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course" is taught in a one-day interactive modular format, customized to best meet the needs of the individual trauma care provider participants who have varying levels of experience with trauma performance improvement.

The course offers practical application for all Levels of trauma centers, from entry level to mature phase of program development. The modules are taught with a focus on didactic, operational definitions, sample tools, case study examples and take home points.

TOPIC faculty

Terri A. Elsbernd, MS, RN
Pediatric Trauma Coordinator
Mayo Clinic Trauma Centers

Kathy Haley, RN, BSN
Trauma Program Manager
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Vicki Graymire, RN, MS, CNS
Administrative Director
Grant Medical Center

Cost and registration

The cost for this optional session is $350. For more information and to register go to

Continuing education information

Nursing continuing education units

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, for 8.0 contact hours.

Physician continuing medical education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Society of Trauma Nurses. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

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