Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) proudly presents the 17th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference. The content options will be applicable to all levels of nursing expertise. Expert faculty will share the lessons they have learned from managing children who experience unexpected illness and traumatic injury. Rejuvenate your practice and learn how you can continue to make a difference at the hospital bedside one family at a time.
At the completion of this two-day course, participants will be able to:
- Identify challenges that face healthcare team members caring for this pediatric patient population
- Review current treatment and technologic advances relevant to the care of children
- Discuss current research trends that have impacted pediatric trauma care; review goals for healthy children worldwide and the challenges faced in caring for children with surgical and trauma needs in austere environments; describe the medical examiners role in trauma care; review approaches to hip preservation for teens and young adults; discuss evaluation and treatment of blunt abdominal trauma; review conditions requiring craniofacial surgery and follow care; recognize current management for sports injuries; examine approaches to evaluating nonaccidental trauma; describe interventions for ocular trauma and what are the cornerstones for the successful management of a child with bladder exstrophy