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Session: Systems of Care for Pediatric Trauma: Issues and Experiences
3121.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Systems of Care for Pediatric Trauma: Issues and Experiences
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will te able to: (1) Explain the pediatric trauma center designation process; (2) List at least two reasons why access to designated pediatric trauma care is an immediate public health concern; and (3) Describe three aspects of the trauma designation process that create barriers for pediatric hospitals.
Organizer(s):Debra Brown, RN
Moderator(s):Debra Brown, RN
10:30 AMLack of access to pediatric trauma care: A panel discussion on a public health crisis
Debra Brown, RN
10:45 AMImpact of pediatric trauma center designation on the state-level trauma system
Steve Janda, RN, Director
11:00 AMPediatric trauma center designation: The surgeon's perspective
R. Todd Maxson, MD, FACS
11:15 AMPower of the purse: A finacial pathway for proposing pediatric trauma center designation to hospital administrators
Patricia Winning, Sister Teresa George, DC
11:30 AMPediatric trauma care and injury prevention: A successful partnership
Paula J. Yuma, MPH, CHES
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA