SwedishAmerican to Host Interactive Trauma Simulation Conference, March 1

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health will host an Interactive Trauma Simulation Conference on Thursday, March 1 at SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 E. State Street, 1st floor conference rooms. A light breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM and the conference will take place from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Speakers and topics include:

• Welcome by SwedishAmerican Trauma Medical Director Dr. James Cole, JR., DO, FACS.

• Bill Light, MNSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN of Solheim Enterprizes will lead the seminar. Topics include:

o Experience a journey through emergency treatment and care
o Take part in an interactive simulation of a trauma event
o You and your peers will hold the power to make decisions through electronic voting via smartphones
o Voting results will direct the patient’s path through initial resuscitation and into the inpatient units.

Cost is $25 for SwedishAmerican employees and $75 for non SwedishAmerican healthcare professionals and community members. Healthcare professionals are approved for 8.25 contact hours.

Register by mailing in the form to Jennifer Pirrello, SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61104. Make checks payable to SwedishAmerican Foundation. For additional questions, contact Jennifer Pirrello at (779) 696-6150.