Continuing Education



4th  Annual Stony Brook Trauma Registry Conference

Stepping Forward: Using registry data to improve care

Friday August 18, 2017

Phillips School of Nursing

Mt Sinai Beth Israel

776 6th Avenue, New York, NY

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

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

8:00AM-8:15AM                Registration

8:15AM-8:30AM                Welcome                                                                                                                 Jane McCormack

8:30AM-9:15AM                From Info to Data: Databases and Data Analytics                      Leon Bowman 

9:15AM- 10:00AM            Procedural Coding: Tips and Techniques                                          Melissa Minski, RHIA, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA

10:00AM-10:15AM          Break

10:15AM-11:00AM          Comorbid Conditions: Identification and Impact                        Erin Zazzera, RN, MPH, TCRN

11:00AM-12:00PM           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

12:00PM-1:00PM                LUNCH

1:00PM-2:00PM                   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

2:00PM-2:45PM                   Success Stories: From Data to Practice Improvement             James Vosswinkel, MD, FACS   

2:45PM-3:30PM                   Complications:  Capturing and Correcting                                       Jane McCormack, RN, BSN, CSTR, TCRN

3:30PM-3:45PM                   Wrap Up


Contact: Silvana Jara