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[UPCOMING WEBINAR] How Tech + Relationships = A Winning Trauma Care System

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] How Tech + Relationships = A Winning Trauma Care System

Trauma is a team sport. It takes internal and external care teams all working together to succeed. By combining the art of building good relationships with the science of connecting care teams via communication technology, learn how two expert Colorado trauma program leaders developed a state-of-the-art trauma care system.

  • Connecting trauma centers with EMS using communication technology resulted in improved team efficiency and shared awareness, reduced phone calls to multiple people, optimized continuity of care, and increased MCI readiness.
  • Building strong internal and external relationships generated more improvements across all teams—and supported more opportunities like a statewide prehospital whole blood transfusion program (currently in the early committee and planning stages towards full implementation).
  • And much more.

Presented by the American Trauma Society, special guest presenters include Wendy Erickson, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CSTR, TCRN, President of the Colorado Trauma Network and Trauma Program Manager with CommonSpirit Health in Colorado Springs, CO; Sherry Steffen, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, TCRN, CSTR, Trauma Program Manager with CommonSpirit Health in Colorado Springs, CO; and moderator Cara McCoy, CS Specialist with Pulsara and former Fire Engineer and EMT.

 

WEBINAR EVENT DETAILS


Date: Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

Time: 1 PM eastern |  12 PM central |  11 AM mountain |  10 AM pacific

Cost: FREE

Webinar Recording? Yes. If you can’t attend the live event or want to watch it again, all registrants will receive a link to the live recording after the event.

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MEET THE PRESENTERS

 
wendy-erickson-headshot@600Wendy Erickson, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CSTR, TCRN

President of the Colorado Trauma Network and Trauma Program Manager with CommonSpirit Health in Colorado Springs, CO

Wendy Erickson, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CSTR, TCRN, has served as the Trauma Program Manager at an ACS Level 1 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 2020. A Colorado native, she's been working in trauma since 2010, when she started as a Trauma Nurse Coordinator after transitioning from the bedside in ICU. Wendy received her BSN in 2003 from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Beth-El College of Nursing, and her MSN in Clinical Informatics from Chamberlain University in 2017.

 

sherry-steffen-headshot@600Sherry Steffen, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, TCRN, CSTR

Trauma Program Manager with CommonSpirit Health in Colorado Springs, CO

Sherry Steffen, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, TCRN, CSTR has over 15 years of experience in trauma care. She has held positions in EMS, Emergency nursing, and trauma registry. Sherry has experience working in an ACS-verified Level I trauma center and a level III state-designated trauma center. She is currently the Trauma Program Manager for a level III trauma facility in Colorado Springs, CO with CommonSpirit Health. Sherry has a passion for trauma team development and education and continues to seek out ways to improve trauma care and collaboration between team members. 

 

cara-mccoy@600x600Cara McCoy

CS Specialist with Pulsara and former Fire Engineer and EMT

With experience as both a firefighter and EMT, Cara McCoy brings over a decade of fire rescue, clinical, and leadership experience to her role as a Customer Success Specialist for Pulsara.

After first developing a passion for emergency response in high school as a volunteer at her local fire department, Cara began her fire rescue career in 2010 with New Hanover County Fire Rescue in North Carolina. Her skills and experience quickly grew as she gained certifications as a Firefighter, EMT, Driver Operator, and Technical Rescuer. In 2012 she moved back to her hometown of Raleigh and began working as a Firefighter/EMT with nearby Cary Fire Department. Honing her skills and experience over the next few years, Cara became a Fire Engineer in 2020. From 2014 to 2021, Cara also served her local community as an EMT on Rex Hospital’s Emergency Response Team.

Today, Cara brings her deep passion for patient care to Pulsara as a Customer Success Specialist for the Western US. Cara trains and supports Pulsara customers along the whole patient care continuum, including fire, EMS, and hospital systems, to better serve their communities through united care teams.

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