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North Oaks Shock Trauma Center, North Oaks Foundation &
Southeastern Louisiana University’s School of Nursing present:

Prepared for the Unexpected: Trauma Symposium

Tuesday, November 2
Wednesday, November 3

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Breakfast & lunch will be provided.

North Oaks Diagnostic Center
15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive
Hammond, LA 70403

A half-day conference covering topics in trauma care from pre-hospital to discharge.

Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, pre-hospital personnel and nursing students are invited to attend this educational opportunity. The symposium objective is to cover the advances in management, techniques, protocols and guidelines for optimal care of the injured patient.

See below for registration and CEU details, speaker line-up, vendor details and cancellation policy.


  • NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM EMPLOYEES: Registration required.

Online Registration

Speakers & Presentations

Evaluation and Management of Acetabular Trauma
Vince Lands, MD | Orthopaedic Traumatologist

Challenges and Considerations of Care in the Elderly Trauma Patient
Adrienne Holdridge, DNP, APRN, AG-ACNP-BC | Trauma Nurse Practitioner

Nurses Panel on Continuum of Care
Pre-Hospital Provider - EMT: Markus Jenkins
Emergency Department Nurses: Terry Le & Alan Cox
Operating Room Nurse: Trudy Kyzar
SICU Nurse: Tamarva Fultz
Ortho/Neuro Nurse: Ashley Martin
Moderator: Michael Fahr, MD Trauma Surgeon

Taking Care of Yourself
Keith Kincaid, Pastoral Care Director/Chaplain

Contact Hours Pending

Contact Hours will be awarded upon the completion of this symposium. Attendance at the entire event and completion of the evaluation are required for successful completion. Planners/presenters disclose no conflict of interest relative to this activity.
North Oaks Health System is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers’ Commission on Accreditation.

Attendee Cancellation Policy

North Oaks reserves the right to cancel this symposium if enrollment does not meet registration requirements.

FOR NORTH OAKS EMPLOYEES: North Oaks Health System will cover registration for its employees who attend the symposium. If you register and are unable to attend, you must inform your supervisor by Monday, Oct. 25. If you do not provide advance notice and do not attend, you will be charged a $25 no-show fee, which will be payroll deducted on Thursday, Nov. 25. Intense preparation goes into this event - from managing work schedules to ordering food and materials - so your commitment to attend is taken seriously.

For all other attendees: A refund is not available if a participant cancels within 5 days of the symposium.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact:
Jodi Gennusa, North Oaks Trauma Program Manager
Email: | Phone: (985) 230-2480