Pediatric Emergency Services Network Quarterly Education Offering
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
2 to 4:30 p.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 enhancing knowledge in the area of gunshot wound (GSW) fatalities in children by addressing accident scenarios, wound characteristics and documentation in the medical record. Describing the volatile environments of drug endangered children and how community collaboration with healthcare workers is crucial to providing safe environments for drug endangered children will also be discussed.
Discuss common types of firearms and scenarios involved in child firearm related fatalities.
Describe the characteristics and appropriate documentation of gunshot wounds of in children.
Explain why a multidisciplinary approach is necessary for the Drug Endangered Child (DEC) who lives in a volatile drug environment.
Describe how community collaboration and intervention is crucial for providing safe environments for Drug Endangered Children.
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
Fatal Gun Shot Wounds in Children
Presented by: Reade Quinton, M.D.
Dallas County Medical Examiner
Associate Professor of the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Med School, Dallas, TX
Drug Endangered Children
Presented by: Justin Mazzeo, BS
Coordinator, Texas Alliance for Drug Endangered Children
Maeve Sheehan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
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.
This event is free and provided by the Pediatric Emergency Services Network 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).
Map and Directions
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 email@example.com.
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.
Contact hours will be awarded.
Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation (CME)
Children’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.