Aug
23
to Aug 25

August 23-25, 2018- Advances in Stroke Care Conference

The AANN stroke conference is a 3-day event that addresses clinical learning needs; organizational development goals for stroke centers; and clinical challenges in the emergency room, in-patient areas, the rehabilitation unit, and the community. Learn more about the upcoming stroke conference, occurring Thursday, August 23 - Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Louisville, KY. 

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Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

October 19, 2018- Pediatric Emergency Jeopardy

  • Hancock Regional Hospital, Robert C. Keen Classroom located in the Lower Level (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The seminar where everyone gets to play!
Hancock Regional Hospital is proud to offer this unique educational opportunity, hosted by Scott DeBoer, MSN, RN, CPEN, CEN, CFRN, CCRN, EMT-P.

Attendees must RSVP to Carol Barrett 

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Oct
2
to Oct 3

October 2-3, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Oct
11
to Oct 12

October 11-12, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Oct
22
to Oct 23

October 22-23, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Nov
1
to Nov 2

November 1-2, 2018- ATCN Provider Course

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN®) is designed for registered nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the management of trauma patients. The course design helps to establish standards of care and communication when caring for trauma patients. This 2-day course provides a comprehensive management of the injured patient. Specifically, the course is designed for nurses working in aeromedical programs, Emergency Departments, Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Medical/Surgical.

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Aug
15
to Aug 16

August 15-16, 2018- Adult/Adolescent SAFE Clinical Skills Lab

  • West Central Indiana AHEC Landsbaum Center For Health Education (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The two Day Clinical Skills Training is offered for nurses interested in opportunities to gain hands-on experience in conducting adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examinations. Trainees are given the opportunity to apply information and skills obtained in the classroom in a realistic setting and through the use of live patient models. This course may help to meet the IAFN’s requirement of demonstrating competency through clinical preceptorship experiences.

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Aug
10
to Aug 11

August 10-11, 2018- TCRN Review Course

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Please join Chapter 134 for our exam review. The Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam incorporates the body of knowledge in trauma nursing across the continuum of care, from injury prevention through reintegration to home. This two-day review course will be presented by representatives of Solheim Enterprises (@JeffSolheim).

Cost: 

$20
$50
$250

Chapter 134 Members: 
ENA Members (non-Chapter 134): 
Non-ENA Members: 


Topics Covered Include:

  1. Succeeding at the TCRN Exam
  2. Shock (Hypovolemic Shock, Septic Shock and Obstructive Shock)
  3. Surface and Extremity Trauma (Wounds, Burns and Orthopedic Trauma)
  4. Trunk Trauma (Chest, Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma)
  5. Obstetrical Trauma
  6. Head, Neck and Facial Trauma
  7. Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma
  8. Professional Issues (Trauma Designation, Legal Issues, Performance Improvement, Evidence Based Practice, Disaster Management)
  9. The Continuum of Trauma Care (Injury Prevention, Pre-hospital Care, Intra-hospital Care, Rehabilitation and End of Life Issues)
  10. Interactive Group Exercises
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Jul
9
to Jul 10

July 9-10, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Jun
19
7:00 AM07:00

June 19, 2018- Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course

The STN TOPIC course is taught to all members of the trauma system team who participate in the on-going assessment, evaluation and improvement of trauma care.

The Society of Trauma Nurses has developed the " Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course" in response to the need for education and better understanding of the Performance Improvement process in trauma care.

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May
21
to May 22

May 21-22, 2018- AIS15 and Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques

AIS15 and Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques Two-Day Course
Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Indianapolis, IN

Who Should Take Coder Training?

The course is designed for trauma nurses/coordinators, registrars, physicians, hospital records personnel and researchers, or engineers who are responsible for injury databases. Participants should have general knowledge of anatomy.

  Course Objectives

  • Understand the structure, organization and contents of the Abbreviated Injury Scale
  • Abstract injury data from medical charts
  • Rule out information that is not codeable
  • Distinguish between injuries and outcome
  • Apply injury coding rules and guidelines specific to each body region
  • Apply rules for calculating the Injury Severity Score (ISS) for multiple body region injuries
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May
17
to May 18

May 17-18, 2018- ATCN Provider Course

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN®) is designed for registered nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the management of trauma patients. The course design helps to establish standards of care and communication when caring for trauma patients. This 2-day course provides a comprehensive management of the injured patient. Specifically, the course is designed for nurses working in aeromedical programs, Emergency Departments, Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Medical/Surgical.

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May
16
12:00 PM12:00

May 16, 2018- Changing Habits: Adapting Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Various Healthcare Settings

  • Indiana State Department of Health (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Indiana State Department of Health’s (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention is hosting an in-person event, that will also be broadcasted live through a webcast, on Wednesday, May 16 at 12p EDT titled, 

“Changing Habits: Adapting Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Various Healthcare Settings”.

This half-day event is geared toward medical professionals, including physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants. It will focus on how prescribers can adapt opioid prescribing recommendations and laws to their particular healthcare setting. Featured speakers will address prescribing guidelines in hospitals, primary care practices, teaching settings with medical and pharmacy students, and more.

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May
15
10:00 AM10:00

May 18, 2018- Childhood Injuries and Mortality Focus Area

Childhood Injuries and Mortality Focus Area May 18th, 10 AM-12 PM:

Video Conferencing Web Address: http://videocenter.isdh.in.gov/videos/

Click on the “Live Videos” link at the top of the webpage. Click on the link to today’s webcast.

During the webcast, please submit your questions to: indianatrauma@isdh.in.gov


  1. Welcome, introduction, and updates.
  2. Tiffany Egan-Rojas, MPH. Injury Prevention Coordinator, Riley Hospital for Children, Injury Prevention & Trauma Services Department:
    • Injury Prevention for Your Baby: Developing & evaluating an injury prevention pilot program for a target population of substance-abusing mothers
  3. Lu Weil, EMT, PI, LI, Injury Prevention Coordinator and Data Coding Analyst for Deaconess Hospital:
    • “It Takes a Village: Collaboration in Injury Prevention”: During this presentation, Lu will discuss the importance of working with community partners to implement programs geared toward childhood injury prevention.
  4. Terri Bogue MSN, RN, PCNS-BC and Robert Bogue BS, Thor Projects LLC:
    • “Don’t Get Sucked In, Maintaining Professional Boundaries”: Presentation will cover how to not get “sucked into the story”, provide great care, and protect yourself.
    • “Kin to Kid Child Safety Cards”: Using child safety cards to support communication and safety education in a fun way.
  5. Preston Harness, MPH, CPST. Injury Prevention Program Coordinator, Indiana State Department of Health:
    • ISDH Updates on Child Passenger Safety.
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Apr
27
8:00 AM08:00

April 27, 2018- EMS Medical Directors' Conference

Please join the Indiana State Department of Health as they host the 5th Annual EMS Medical Directors’ Conference.

The purpose of the EMS Medical Directors’ Conference is to orient EMS Medical
Directors to evidence-based guidelines and overall EMS best practices. 

Friday, April 27, 2018
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Event is from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. EDT. For questions, email Indiana Trauma

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

March 8-9, 2018- TCRN Review Course

  • UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A, Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join the University of Kentucky Emergency Services and Bluegrass Chapter ENA chapter by registering for the upcoming TCRN exam review course on March 8-9, 2018. The Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam incorporates the body of knowledge in trauma nursing across the continuum of care, from injury prevention through reintegration to home. This two-day review course will be presented by Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN, TCRN (@JeffSolheim).

Topics Covered Include:

  1. Succeeding at the TCRN Exam
  2. Shock (Hypovolemic Shock, Septic Shock and Obstructive Shock)
  3. Surface and Extremity Trauma (Wounds, Burns and Orthopedic Trauma)
  4. Trunk Trauma (Chest, Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma)
  5. Obstetrical Trauma
  6. Head, Neck and Facial Trauma
  7. Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma
  8. Professional Issues (Trauma Designation, Legal Issues, Performance Improvement, Evidence Based Practice, Disaster Management)
  9. The Continuum of Trauma Care (Injury Prevention, Pre-hospital Care, Intra-hospital Care, Rehabilitation and End of Life Issues)
  10. Interactive Group Exercises
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Mar
8
to Mar 9

March 8-9, 2018- Trauma Registry Course

  • Indiana State Department of Health (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The American Trauma Society's Trauma Registry Course (TRC) is taught in a two day format that is broken down into 18 interactive sessions which provide a comprehensive overview of trauma registry practices and functions.  Sessions include lectures, case studies, real world examples, group interactions and take-home supplemental materials.

This course has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons in the Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient since 1999 as an avenue for comprehensive trauma registry training.

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Mar
7
to Mar 8

March 7-8, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • The Health Collaborative’s Learning Center, Suite 500 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Mar
6
to Mar 7

March 6-7, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Mar
2
8:00 AM08:00

March 2, 2018- IU Health LifeLine Emergency & Critical Care Conference

Nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and EMTs,
Come join IU Health LifeLine for a full day of education, simulation and skills covering pediatrics, emergency medicine, airway management, and more at Indiana Grand Casino. Breakfast, lunch, and a gift bag will be provided with registration. Lectures will cover an array of topics in the morning followed by hands on learning stations in the afternoon. Social and networking hour following education day with IU Health LifeLine's flight staff, IU Health physicians, and other regional providers. Full detailed schedule to be released at a later date.

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Mar
1
to Mar 2

March 1-2, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Feb
24
7:45 AM07:45

February 24, 2018- Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Ball State University Alumni Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Nurses, in all settings, and school personnel provide healthcare and supportive services to individuals with ASD. Both nurses and school personnel face unique challenges (e.g., medication administration, addressing hygiene, disruptive behaviors, etc.) when developing and implementing healthcare interventions for individuals with ASD. The focus of this conference will be to provide a series of highly focused sessions aimed at increasing nurses and school personnel skills when addressing the healthcare needs of individuals with ASD.

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Feb
23
7:30 AM07:30

February 23, 2018- FEMA Health Sector Emergency Preparedness (HSEP) course

The FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Division of National Healthcare Preparedness Programs has developed a one-day, 8 hour Health Sector Emergency Preparedness Course. The course is designed to provide training to health care providers and suppliers in the achievement of the four core elements outlined in the September 2016 Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Final Rule. 

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Feb
20
10:00 AM10:00

February 20, 2018- Stand By the Standing Order: Naloxone Fundamentals for Dispensing Entities

The Indiana State Department of Health’s (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention is hosting another opioid-related webcast on February 20th at 10am titled “Stand By the Standing Order: Naloxone Fundamentals for Dispensing Entities.” This webinar will cover comprehensive information regarding the naloxone standing order that is pertinent to every entity that dispenses naloxone to the public, including pharmacies, nonprofits, schools and local health departments. It will also cover an overview of optIN, the online registry that such entities must register with.

Eventbrite link to register for this FREE webcast:  https://stand-by-the-standing-order.eventbrite.com

If you have any questions please email: indianatrauma@isdh.in.gov

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Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

February 6, 2018- Aromatherapy for Healing the Physical and Emotional Heart

Our hearts endure our stress, grief, exertion, "broken hearts" and everyday physical and emotional effects.

In studies, Aromatherapy has been shown to decrease stress indicators and our risk factors for cardiac events. 

Celebrate Heart Month and Join us for an hour and a half to learn simple techniques and select essential oils and methods to support you and your loved ones Heart Health. Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

NOTE: 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Indianan ENA in honor of Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Kevin Rodgers. 

Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

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Feb
6
11:30 AM11:30

February 6, 2018- Aromatherapy for Healing the Physical and Emotional Heart

Our hearts endure our stress, grief, exertion, "broken hearts" and everyday physical and emotional effects.

In studies, Aromatherapy has been shown to decrease stress indicators and our risk factors for cardiac events.

NOTE: 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Indianan ENA in honor of Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Kevin Rodgers. 

Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

Celebrate Heart Month and Join us for an hour and a half to learn simple techniques and select essential oils and methods to support you and your loved ones Heart Health.

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Jan
26
5:00 PM17:00

January 26, 2018- 2018 IANS Annual Convention

Come join the Indiana Association of Nursing Students for our Annual Convention! Our theme this year is Nursing Survival Guide, which means at our conference you will be enlightened with the many supplies it takes to be successful in nursing school. This includes a NCLEX Review, study tips, Nationally-Known Speakers, and FREE PRIZES to help you graduate and pass that dreadful exam: The NCLEX. We hope to see you there!

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Jan
15
to Jan 16

January 15-16, 2018- CEN Review Course

  • Methodist Hospital Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register for the upcoming CEN review course on January 15-16, 2018. This two-day course is designed to review the major/core topics covered by the most recent version of the BCEN CEN exam.The course will be presented by Bill Light, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, Chief Nursing Officer & Speaker from Solheim Enterprises (@JeffSolheim).

Cost is $150.00 for participants. Participants will need to mail checks made out to Methodist Hospital to the following address:

Methodist Hospital
c/o Sheila Pochron
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

You can contact Tiffanie Evans to reserve a seat.

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Jan
10
9:00 AM09:00

January 10, 2018- Rx for Change: A Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation Training

  • St. Vincent Fishers - Community Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Need pharmacology hours? For free? 

Rx for Change: A Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation Training
St. Vincent Community Development & Health Improvement & Purdue College of Pharmacy

Join us for an Rx for Change Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation training! Participants can earn two (2) free CEUs after the training by completing an online evaluation survey.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement - Purdue University College of Pharmacy is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education. This is an application based, continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity institution.

Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This program has been approved for 2.0 contact hours.

 

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Dec
20
7:30 AM07:30

December 20, 2017- Geriatric Education for EMS

  • Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services Edcuation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Geriatric Education for EMS - GEMS is a classroom, PowerPoint, Scenarios, Instructor-led course from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians that provides practitioners at all levels the skills and knowledge to handle the unique medical, social, environmental and communications challenges of older adults. Developed in partnership with the American Geriatric Society, this course will help improve medical outcomes and quality of life for geriatric patients.

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Dec
11
to Dec 12

December 11, 2017- Building Better Lives Conference

  • Xenos Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

During this Two-Day Conference, Dr. Bruce Perry and Dr. Stuart Ablon Will Speak On …

  1. Key concepts and intervention strategies of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT)
  2. Key concepts and strategies of Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS)
  3. Practical strategies for implementing both NMT & CPS approaches into a unified process
  4. Integrating NMT & CPS in daily practice
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Dec
5
7:30 AM07:30

December 5, 2017- MESH 2017 Grand Rounds

MESH 2017 Grand Rounds Series.  

Syria-Sarin and Other Substances: How Prepared Are We?  Speaker: John S. Urbanetti, MD. National/international expert on medical implications of & response to nerve agents, chemicals, other weapons of mass destruction.

Tuesday December 5, 2017.  7:30 am Free Continental Breakfast.  Presentation 8-9am.  Location: Eskenazi Health Center-Pecar, 6940 N. Michigan Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46208. To register, click here.  

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