Bites, Burns, Bounce Houses and Booze - Bring it on Summer!
The heat of summer can be brutal but, so can the injuries. Bites, Burns, Bounce Houses and Booze makes the local emergency departments so much more interesting. Let's take a deep dive into the unique summer injuries we can expect to treat this season.
Shari Flores, MSN, MBA, RN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN
Education Specialist Emergency, Trauma and Cardio Thoracic Critical Care Service Lines
Common Spirits St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ
Shari is currently a Clinical Education Specialist at Common Spirits St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. She is a doctoral student in Executive Leadership at Post University (Covid delayed graduation). Shari holds an MSN in nursing education from Indiana Wesleyan, an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology and her undergrad is from the University of Minnesota.
Shari is a mom of 7 (2 biological and 5 bonus) ages ranging from 32 – 8years. She was a single mom for a decade but, now married for the last year and a half.
Her career has been amazing with some of the highlights being a nurse for Yellowstone National Park, a travel nurse to many states and the US Virgin Islands, and she has completed medical missions helping girls in the sex trade in Cambodia. She also was the National Pediatric Chairwoman for the Emergency Nurses Association. She has settled down now in the suburbs of Phoenix and coaches 11and under little league softball.
Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit
This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited
Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to
> Verbalize the pathophysiology of envenomation and treatment
> Recognize pediatric burn patterns of injury.
> Discuss the concerns of firework explosion kinetic energy transfer
> Dialogue about pediatric spinal cord injuries.
> Recognize the unique ways alcohol can enter the body.