Session Summary:

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) presentation in the Emergency Department requires a swift triage, immediate interventions, and evidence-based pathways and protocols. Join your ED colleagues in an evidenced based, educational session that addresses TBI in a pediatric patient.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  • review pathophysiology for TBI.
  • apply evidence and best practice for children presenting with a TBI.
  • apply assessment criteria for relevant for TBI.

Target Audience:

This program is intended for all disciplines of learners who primarily work in the Florida ED: RN, RT, EMT-P, PCT, and APRN. 

Course Director: 

Questions can be directed to Sandra Williams at Sandra.Williams@Nemours.Org

Lumba-Brown A, Totten A, Kochanek PM. Emergency Department Implementation of the Brain Trauma Foundation's Pediatric Severe Brain Injury Guideline Recommendations. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Apr;36(4):e239-e241. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001903. PMID: 31804428.

Session date: 
01/12/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm EST
Nemours Children's Hospital Florida
6535 Nemours Parkway
ED Conference Room
Orlando, FL 32827
United States
  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Emergency Medical Services
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hour – Florida Board of Nursing

    Provider approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing. Provider number # 50-1428.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

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Faculty List: 
Course Director(s)

Sandra Williams, RN BSN CEN CPEN CNIV

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Chelsea Dickson, MSN RN CPN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.