Pediatric Emergency Services Network: Quarterly Education Offering
May 8, 2013
8 – 11 a.m.
Purpose and Content
PESN quarterly educational offerings are designed to provide ongoing training to emergency staff as well as community rescue teams for the enhancement of pediatric triage capabilities in the Dallas County and surrounding areas. This offering will focus on pediatric trauma mechanism of injury – specifically child abuse and falling television sets, in addition to resuscitation protocol as it relates to family presence in the Emergency Department. Legal implications in cases of child physical abuse will also be covered.
Children's Medical Center
Dallas Ambulatory Care Pavilion
2350 N Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E)
Dallas, TX 75207
Independence Hall (First floor of Ambulatory Care Pavilion)
Speakers & Lectures
Family Presence During Pediatric Resuscitation
Presented by: Lori Vinson RN, MSN
Director of Trauma Services and PESN at Children’s Medical Center
Legal Implications in Cases of Child Physical Abuse
Presented by: Eren Price
Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County
Television Tip-overs: A Continued Public Health Concern and Source of Significant Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality
Presented by: Christina Harrington, RN, CPNP-AC
Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner
Who Should Attend
All health care providers are welcome.
Target Audience: Emergency Department nurses and providers in the Dallas/North Texas area, first responders and community rescue individuals.
Interested participants may register online here.
This event is free and provided by the Pediatric Emergency Services Network in conjunction with the Trauma Services department at Children’s Medical Center.
Free parking available for those attendees who park in the visitor parking lot, connected to the Dallas Ambulatory Care Pavilion at 2350 N Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E next to I-35 access road).
Located at I-35E and Medical District Drive
For more information or to join the PESN mailing list and receive announcements regarding future offerings please contact the Pediatric Emergency Services Network at 214-456-2068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit Designation (CNE, CRCE)
Credit Designation (CNE): Children's Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Credit hours will be awarded.