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Committee Chairs:

Kara Mitchell, Nurse Leadership Committee Chair Chair
Kara Mitchell
Katie Downie, Nurse Leadership Committee Co-Chair Co-Chair
Katie Downie

Steering Committee Members:

LeeAnn Wurster
Dawn Daniels
Jen Fritzeen
Adam Vogel
Christi Thornhill
Katie Downie
Trisha Morrell
Michele Dunstan
Lisa Nichols
Daniel Genovese-Scullin

2020 Charter

  1. Purpose of the Committee
    1. The mission of the Nursing Leadership Committee is to network, minimize duplication of effort related to pediatric trauma program/operation, and decrease variation within pediatric trauma programs making the role of pediatric nurse leader easier.

  2. Committee Charge
    1. Develop PTS as the must join organization for all pediatric TPM, nurse leaders, and PI coordinators.
    2. Provide input and/or actively participate in coordination the PTS conference (clinical and leadership)
    3. Provide recommendations to the board regarding trauma program leadership issues
    4. Seek inclusion with ACS regarding TPM issues and verification

  3. 2020 Committee Goals
    1. Support the PTS Conference planning subcommittee with content as well as subject matter experts for 2020 conference
    2. Continued collaborate with Guidelines Committee
    3. Develop nursing education toolkit to provide a standard method to assure nurses are receiving trauma specific education in order to meet the requirements of the ACS/STN education committee collaboration

  4. Target Audience for the Nurse Leadership Committee
    1. Any TPM or person who is in a leadership role within a trauma program/service including but not limited to trauma coordinator, trauma director, PI coordinator, or similar position

  5. Charter Changes and Renewal
    1. The committee will review and reassess the adequacy of the charter annually and recommend any proposed changes to the PTS board for approval

Revised 11/16; Revised 1/18; Revised 1/19