Nursing Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Engaging Excellence in Patient Care, Education, and Research


The Impact of Medical Events on Traumatic Stress in Children, Families & Staff

Presented by:
Wendy Evers Gordon, PhD
Clinical Professor and Director Juvenile Trauma Center, Upstate Department of Psychiatry
Yajaira Rodriguez, MD
Child Psychiatry Fellow

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 PM

11th floor East Tower Kinney Performance Center - Downtown Campus

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The presentation is targeted to all RN's and Interdisciplinary staff.


To gain a better understanding for how to care for pediatric patients under traumatic stress.


1. Describe normal and predictable reactions of children to medical trauma.
2. Analyze your own reactions on how to respond to "difficult" patients and families.
3. Discuss when to seek a psychiatric consult.

No Registration is Required
1.5 Contact Hour will be Awarded by the Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE)