Highlights from Past BONES Events

BONES 2013

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Bones 2012 LogoBONES 2012 - Inspire, Innovate, Integrate

Dr. Richard LevakKeynote address by Dr. Richard Levak 

Dr. Richard Levak, a nationally recognized personality expert. Dr. Levak has been in private practice for over thirty years. He is a consultant to reality television programs, and has worked on Survivor, Big Brother, Amazing Race, and The Apprentice to assist producers in assembling casts that capture America's interest. He also serves as an expert witness in forensic cases and has a growing practice in organizational consulting.

Participants will learn current information about:

  • Thepatient experience from the perspective of a pediatric/adolescent patient and his mother
  • Post-op Delirium
  • Treatment of Ankle Arthritis
  • Bone Density/Osteoporosis
  • Panel presentation from other San Diego hospitals on innovations in orthopaedics
  • Educational poster presentations from RN attendees

Thank You to everyone who participated in the 2012 BONES. It was another huge success!

PowerPoint Presentaions are available on the 2012 BONES event page.

BONES brochure 2012

Educational Credit

Provider Approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 55 7.1 Contact Hours

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Advance for Nurses Magazine

Presented by:
Advance for Nurses – Best Nursing Team 2008: UC San Diego Health System BONES Planning Committee

Rosalinda Santos, Patrick Olsen, Marcella Lopez, Myrna Evalle, Carolyn Jones-Cullen, Zenny Aquinde, Beverly Morris, Fely Dela Torre, Josie Tayaba, Edna Tabladillo, Nita Uson, Claire Jenkins

Featured in the San Diego Union Tribune July 9, 2008


Bones 2011 LogoBONES 2011- Cradle to Grave

Keynote Speaker:  
Hank Bauer, NFL Superstar, Chargers Most Inspirational Player, and The Voice of the Chargers


Participants will learn current information about:

  • The patient experience from the perspective of a pediatric/adolescent patient and his mother
  • Nursing Evidence-Based Practice presented by UCLA Dean of Nursing
  • Cutting-edge advances in total hip arthroplasty
  • General wellness for health care professionals
  • Pediatric orthopaedic trauma

PowerPoint Presentations:

 BONES brochure 2011

BONES 2010 - Shake, Rattle and Role

2010 BONES Team

To see more photos visit our Photobucket page. You can also review the agenda from the event to learn more.

Keynote Speaker: 
Bill Walton is an NBA MVP, Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee, sportscaster....
View Bill Walton's website

Participants will learn current information about: Bill Walton

  • Experiences of an NBA superstar who suffered for over 30 years with debilitating back and leg pain
  • Trauma VTE prophylaxis
  • Orthopaedic foot injuries
  • Traumatic orthopaedic injuries
  • Medical missions to Haiti and treatment of orthopaedic injuries after a natural disaster
  • Management of complicated orthopaedic wounds
  • Traumatic injuries of the spine

BONES 2009 - The Driving Forces of Orthopaedics

BONES 2009: The Driving Forces of Orthopaedics

Keynote Speaker:
Derrike Cope, NASCAR driver and winner of Daytona 500




Participants will learn current information about:

  • Experiences of a NASCAR driver and the evolution of safety in the field.
  • Mechanisms of injury in a MVA and subsequent treatment.
  • Treatment of Complicated Pelvic Fractures.
  • Identification and Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
  • Identification and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries and associated behaviors
  • Rehabilitation from Hospital to Home
  • Unintended consequences of legislation in infection control.
  • Identification, Prevention and Treatment of DVT.

BONES brochure 2009

BONES 2008 - Orthopaedics is a Team Sport

Keynote Speaker:
Hyleas Fountain, Silver Medalist in Heptathlon, 2008 Beijing Olympics

BONES brochure 2008

BONES 2007 - Catch a wave to the Future of Orthopaedics

2007 BONES Team
Keynote Speaker:
Marti Emerald

PowerPoint Presentations

Video Presentations

  • Nursing Implications with Regional Nerve Blocks - Leah Yusi-Yoshisaki, RN BSN

BONES 2006

BONES 2005