Approved CSTR Contact Hours for PTSF Fall Conference Attendance!

Do you hold a CSTR Certification?

Up to six (6) continuing education contact hours are awarded to Trauma Registrars attending the PTSF Fall Conference & Meeting who hold CSTR Certification.  These contact hours were reviewed and approved by Suzanne Prentiss, BA, MPA, NRP, Executive Director—American Trauma Society, 201 Park Washington Court, Falls Church, Virginia  22046 –

Specific courses/break-out sessions include:

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Digital Innovation, Inc.

Hands-On PAv5 Outcomes™ Course (Morning Session)

Hands-On PAv5 Outcomes™ Reporting Course (Afternoon Session*)

James Pou
Glendene Strickland
Kathleen Yetter

*The open skills lab does not count toward contact hours.

Awarded 3.0 Hours (Data Management)

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Performance Improvement & Interrater Reliability as a New Best Practice

Kristen Chreiman, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, TCRN

Awarded 1.0 Hour (Coding & Scoring)

Friday, October 18, 2019

2019 Registry Educational Visit Summary: Prehospital Focus

Gabrielle Wenger, RHIT, CPC, CAISS

Awarded 1.0 Hour (Registry Issues)

Creating & Using a Data Hierarchy: A Panel Discussion

Heather Fisher
Judy Kiss, CPC, CAISS
Joni Krydick, CSTR
Debra Minzola Jimenez, RHIA
Alicia Stoner

Awarded 1.0 Hour (Registry Issues)


There are no known conflicts of interest (COI) at the time of this publication on the part of the planners and/or presenters.


Contact Gabrielle Wenger, RHIT, CPC, CAISS, CSTR—Trauma Registry Auditor at or 717-857-7390 for information related to these contact hours.