2014 All Ohio Pediatric Trauma Symposium

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2014 Pediatric Trauma Symposium

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Dayton Children’s cordially invites you to attend our upcoming state-wide pediatric trauma symposium.  The symposium will be held at the Wyndham Hotel, Miamisburg, OH on April 25, 2014.

Target Audience:  Trauma surgeons, ED physicians, family practice physicians, pediatricians, nurses, advanced practice nurses, school/office nurses, EMS providers, social workers and physician office staff.

Registration fee:  $95.00 which includes symposium materials and breaks/lunch.

Hotel Accommodations:  A block of rooms have been reserved at the Wyndham Garden Hotel.  Contact 937/434-8030 for more information. The block price is $79 per night until March 31.

Overall Conference Objectives:

  1. The learner will be able to recognize risk-taking behaviors that can lead to injury in the pediatric population.
  2. The learner will be able to describe evidence-based care for the pediatric trauma patient with injuries resulting from risk-taking behaviors and other mechanisms of trauma.

Registration forms is available here.

Pre-Conference Opportunity

A pre-conference tour of Dayton’s Child Advocacy Center – Care House will be available on Thursday evening, April 24 – more information to come with your confirmation. Learn more about Care House here.

Tentative Agenda and Speakers

7:00 am – 7:45 am


7:45 am – 8:00 am


8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Choking Game (Keynote presentation)
Officer Scott Matheny

9:00 am – 9:15 am


9:15 am – 10:15 am
(choose one)

#1 – Hidden Clues: Case Presentations of Physical Maltreatment
Lori Vavul-Roediger, MD, FAAP


#2 – Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh Why? The Dangers to Children           
When Wild Animals are Kept as Household Pets
Timothy Harrison

#3 – Cinnamon, Water & Other Things Causing Respiratory Distress
Patrick Roth, BS, RRT, RCP

10:15 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am – 11:45 am
(choose one)

#4 – Facts & Fallacies About Childhood Bullying
Gregory Ramey, PhD


#5 – Brain Death and Donation After Cardiac Death
Amit Vohra, MD


#6 – Your Brain is Not a Toy:  Pediatric Brain Injuries
Laurence I. Kleiner, MD

11:45 am – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Forensic Essentials
Kent Harshbarger, MD, JD, MBA

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm


2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
(choose one)

#7 – Medication and the Pediatric Patient
Patricia Christoff, PharmD/Stacy Roehrs, PharmD


#8 – POP! Don’t Tell Mom You’ve Been Shot!
David P. Meagher, Jr., MD


#9 – Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Pediatric Athlete
 Craig Shank, MD

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
(choose one)

#10 – Pediatric Potpourri:  Child Sexual Abuse Case Studies
April Denlinger, BSN, RN, CPEN, SANE-P


#11 – What We Did on Our Summer Vacation: AKA Building & Running a Field Clinic for 50,000 Scouts
Lisa Jasin, CNP/Tom Jasin, RN, BSN


#12 – Hot Topics In Burn Care
Linda Hollen, RN, MS, CFP

Presentations can be downloaded by clicking the title if available. We encourage you to download and bring to the symposium.


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