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Midwest Pediatric Trauma Conference is
Friday, May 15, 2015

The 2015 conference will be on May 15, 2015 and wlll focus on pediatric trauma situations such as Internet crimes against children, drug abuse, domestic violence as well as child sexual abuse and sex trafficking. Lectures are presented by Saint Louis University School of Medicine physicians/professors and guests from the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.

Full conference brochure and registration form

The Midwest Pediatric Trauma Conference is hosted annually by SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and Saint Louis University School of Medicine.


By phone (credit card only)
Call 866-SSM-DOCS (866-776-3627).
PLEASE NOTE: Fees must be paid at the time of registration. Please be ready with your Visa, Discover or Mastercard.

By mail (check or credit card)
Complete the registration form (print or type) and mail it, with your registration fee, to:
SSM DOCS, 7980 Clayton Rd., St. Louis, MO 63117


(Includes breakfast and lunch)

Physicians $130

Registered nurses, EMS $90

Students: medical, nursing, EMS $60

Conference site

Ameristar Casino, Resort and Spa, Discovery Ballroom
One Ameristar Blvd., St. Charles, MO 63301

Parking and valet parking available at no charge.

For room reservations at Ameristar Casino, Resort and Spa, call 636-940-4301.


Conference schedule

0745 - 0800   Announcements and Introductions
0800 - 0900    Active Shooter in the Hospital - Keynote Address
    Kathy Lehman-Huskamp, MD
0900 - 0945   Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma Emergencies
    Margaret Grisell, MD
0945 - 1015   Break
1015 - 1100   Child Sexual Abuse
    Cara Christanell, CPNP
Linda Shaw, MD
1100 - 1200   Sex Trafficking and Children
    Representative from the FBI
Sex Trafficking Unit
1200 - 1330   Lunch
1230 - 1315   Lunch Lecture: Internet Crimes Against Children
    Dan Maixner, Detective, Missouri Task Force
on Cyber Crimes Against Children
1330 - 1415   The Unique Nature of Pediatric Thoracic
    and Abdominal Blunt Trauma
Jose Greenspon, MD
1415 - 1530   Domestic Violence
    Karen Gudic, MSW, LCSW
1530 - 1545   Break
1545 - 1645   Drugs Remix featuring Methamphetamines,
    Synthetics, Marijuana and Opiates
Shelby J. Cox, NR EMT-P and
Jason Grellner, Detective Sgt.

Continuing Education Credit


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, through the joint providership of Saint Louis University School of Medicine and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

Saint Louis University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


More information

If you have questions, please call Christine Green at 314-577-5392 or email at





Other education opportunities

Education seminars, webinars, lectures and hands-on training is offered in conjunction with Saint Louis University School of Medicine.


Education Connections

Education Connections outlines the variety of electronic and traditional educational opportunties available through SSM Health Care - St. Louis and Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Includes contact information and descriptions for each program.

Education Connections

Education Connections - Emergency Room Nursing

SSM Cardinal Glennon provides many education opportunities related to emergency medicine.

Educator Terry Cuellar, RN, MN, CCRN has 25 years of experience in pediatric nursing including pediatric critical care, pediatric and neonatal transport and neonatal critical care medicine.

Education Connections - Emergency Medical Services

Educator Shelby Cox, NR, EMT-P has more than 15 years of emergency care experience as well as air transport and advanced life support (ALS) ambulance experience.