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Thank you!

For attending the 2014 Midwest Pediatric Trauma Conference. There were a reocrd number of attendees and a good, informational time was had by all.

The 2014 conference explored many aspects of pediatric trauma including mass casualty situations, non-accidental trauma and recreational drug use. Featured speakers included professors from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, a retired Flight Paramedic and Alok Gupta, MD, of Boston, Mass. who offered a unique, ground zero perspective from the Boston Marathon bombings.

All medical professionals—physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMS and other first responders as well as medical students—attended. Continuing Medical Education (CME), Continuing Education Units (CEU) and Missouri Nursing Association (MONA) hours will be awarded accordingly to the time spent at the conference. If you have questions about your earned credit, please contact Chris Green at 314-577-5392.

Full conference brochure and registration form

The Midwest Pediatric Trauma Conference is hosted annually by SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and Saint Louis University School of Medicine.


>> Conference lectures and resources

Below are PDFs of the presentations and resources that can be downloaded and/or printed for your reference. Lectures are arranged in presentation order. Please note: Not all speakers give consent for their material to be posted on the website.

Boston Bombing: Care of the Victims
Alok Gupta, MD

SHOCK in the Pediatric Trauma Patient
Colleen Fitzpatrick, MD

Tornado Chaos
Courtney Myers, MD

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness
Rachel Charney, MD

Emotional Care of the Providers and Victims
Stephanie Loesch, MAC, LPC

Drowning: Resuscitation and Management
Jeremy Garrett, MD

Management of Traumatic Brain Injury | Decompressive Hemicraniecomy
Samer Elbabaa, MD

Molly, are these your bath salts? A Look at Today's Contemporary Drug Abuse
Rebecca Tominack, MD


>> Other education opportunities

Education seminars, webinars, lectures and hands-on training is offered in conjunction with Saint Louis University School of Medicine.


Education Connections

Education Connections outlines the variety of electronic and traditional educational opportunties available through SSM Health Care - St. Louis and Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Includes contact information and descriptions for each program.

Education Connections

Education Connections - Emergency Room Nursing

SSM Cardinal Glennon provides many education opportunities related to emergency medicine.

Educator Terry Cuellar, RN, MN, CCRN has 25 years of experience in pediatric nursing including pediatric critical care, pediatric and neonatal transport and neonatal critical care medicine.

Education Connections - Emergency Medical Services

Educator Shelby Cox, NR, EMT-P has more than 15 years of emergency care experience as well as air transport and advanced life support (ALS) ambulance experience.