Pediatric Trauma Conference

We sponsor the annual Brenner Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Conference. The 2013 conference will be held on November 4-5 at Bridger Field House. For more information, please contact Ginger Wilkins at ggwilkin@wakehealth.edu or click here to register.

Below are details about the October 17, 2012 conference with links to YouTube videos and PDFs on the content covered. CIPT sponsored the Conference's Keynote Speaker, Stephen Wallace, Ph.D - a nationally known speaker, author, and researcher on child and adolescent risky behaviors; former Chairman and CEO of SADD; and author of "Reality Gap: Alcohol, Drugs, and Sex-What Parents Don't Know and Teens Aren't Telling."

The conference was from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston-Salem, N.C. It included Category 1 CME and Nursing Contact Hours for physicians, RN/RPh/PT/OT/SW, and pre-hospital providers.

Below is the agenda from the 2012 event with links to videos and the presentations:

8:15-9:15 A.M. - The Power of Prevention: A Practitioner's Guide to Risk Reduction
Stephen Wallace, MS Ed

9:15 A.M.-10:15 A.M. - What a Headache! Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
Alex Powers, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

10:30-11:30 A.M. - Medicine Meets Engineering: Pediatric Injury Biomechanics - Investigating Injuries from Vehicle Crashes and Sports-Related Impacts
Jillian Urban, Graduate Student, Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
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12:30-1:30 P.M. - Give me a Break! Management of Common Pediatric Fractures
Bettina Gyr, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Wake Forest Baptist Health

1:30-2:30 P.M. - From Soup to S'mores: Management of Pediatric Burn Injury
Thomas Pranikoff, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Department of General and Pediatric Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health
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2:45-3:45 P.M. - After the 911 Call: Pediatric Trauma Case Studies
John Petty, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Department of General and Pediatric Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health
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3:45-4:30 P.M. - Trauma: The Patient and Family Perspective
Panel Discussion with a Family and Their Children