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4th Annual Stony Brook Trauma Registry Conference
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Program Overview: This program will provide participants with information and strategies to ensure accurate and complete trauma registry data that guides the PIPS program, and enhances clinical outcomes. For more information please visit:

When: Friday, August 18th, 2017
8:00AM - 3:45PM
Where: Phillips School of Nursing: Mt Sinai Beth Israel
776 6th Avenue
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: Jane McCormack

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Objectives:         Upon completion of this activity, participants will: understand coding of pre-existing conditions and complications in accordance with national standards, describe techniques for registry procedural coding, describe how accurate data can improve clinical practice, define loop closure and describe data validation


Target audience:     trauma registry staff, trauma program managers and coordinators, Performance Improvement coordinators, trauma medical directors, trauma administrators, and staff interested in trauma center registry and PI


800-815              Registration


815-830              Welcome                                                                                    Jane McCormack            


830-915              From Info to Data: Databases and Data Analytics                           Leon Bowman   


915- 1000           Procedural Coding: Tips and Techniques                                       Melissa Minski, RHIA, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA


1000-1015          Break


1015-1100          Comorbid Conditions: Identification and Impact                             Erin Zazzera, RN, MPH, TCRN


1100-1200          Breakout Sessions (choose 1)

1.       Dashboard mistakes                                         Christine Northam-Schuhmacher, RN, MS

2.       Bleeding Control for bystanders                         Colby Rowe, EMT-P, MS       

3.       Orientation and Training the New Registrar         Dianne Abele, RN, BS, CSTR


1200-100            LUNCH


100-200              Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)   

                                           1.  Bleeding control for bystanders                             Colby Rowe, EMT-P, MS          

                   2.  Data validation strategies                                     Dianne Abele, RN, BS, CSTR

                   3.  “Sustaining the Gain” with PIPS                            Christine Northam-Schuhmacher, RN, MS


200-245              Success Stories: From Data to Practice Improvement                    James Vosswinkel, MD, FACS     


245-330              Complications:  Capturing and Correcting                                    Jane McCormack, RN, BSN, CSTR, TCRN


330-345              Wrap up                                                                                                   

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