The 2019 Trauma Symposium will provide practitioners with clinically relevant information and educational resources for evidence-based practice and literature review that will enhance knowledge, skills, and performance in the assessment and treatment of trauma patients.
Trauma Surgeons, General Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Physicians Providing Trauma and Critical Care, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, EMS Personnel, Fellows, Residents, Students, Public Health Professionals and Other Interested Health Care Providers
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Trauma Program Creighton University EMS Education Creighton University College of Nursing Creighton University Office of Continuing Education CHI Health LifeNet Air Medical Services Objectives
List three techniques to promote resilience as a surgeon
Describe practice characteristics that relate volume and income
Discuss tools to improve work-life balance
Intraperitoneal Colon Injuries: The Past, the Present and the Future….
Describe the surgical evolution and management of colon injuries from mandatory colostomy to primary repair
Review complications for these very difficult injuries
Summarize outcomes and results of large studies dealing with these injuries
Angioembolization in Trauma. Have we gone too far?
Discuss the evolution and progress made in the use Angiography and Angioembolization to manage solid organ injuries in Trauma Patients
Review indications for the utilization of this adjunct technique in Trauma Patients
Examine the indications and need to balance the use of this adjunct technique versus the need of surgical intervention in Trauma Patients
Vietnam War. Our Most Painful War. It’s Contributions to Vascular Injury Management.
Examine new perspectives and the genesis of the Vietnam War; our most painful war
Review the wounding agents, Vietnam geography and the need for rapid air evacuation systems for combat casualties during this conflict
Review advances made in the management of vascular injuries during this conflict
Analyze the outcomes of vascular injuries during the Vietnam War and the role and importance of the Vietnam Vascular Registry –past, present and future
Whole Blood 1:1:1 Ratios and Everything Else! The Philosophy Change After the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts
Review advances made during the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts in the field of blood replacement therapy
Review the genesis and outcomes for this newer methodology including blood and blood component replacement ratios and their applicability to both military and civilian trauma populations
Identify the rationale for the use of whole blood for both the military and civilian populations and the improved outcomes related to its use
Trauma and Emergency General Surgery in the Elderly. Challenges in their Management and Important Perspectives in Care
Analyze the difference in the physiology of the elderly population including their frailty and lack of physiologic reserves
Detect the challenges posed in the pre-operative, operative and post-operative periods by the elderly patient
Review the operative and critical care management unique to the elderly population
Rescue ECMO: An Evolving Therapy and the Role for Trauma Surgeons
Review the indications for the utilization of ECMO in the critically ill and injured Trauma Patients
Review the technical aspects of initiating management and weaning from ECMO in the critically ill and injured Trauma Patients
Discuss and review the outcomes of ECMO in Trauma Patients
Colorado’s Hot Mess: How legalization of Marijuana Changed Trauma
Describe the impact of marijuana legalization as it applies to trauma care in the State of Colorado
Review the potential and real increases in traumatic injuries due to the legalization of marijuana in the state of Colorado
Explain the biochemical effects of marijuana on the developing brain
Blessed… Global Perspectives on Emergency and Trauma Care
Appraise the diversity of the concept of emergency and trauma care across geographic settings.
Illustrate the importance of the educational program to the development emergency and trauma care.
Demonstrate the importance of inter-disciplinary and inter-professional collaboration when developing education for health professionals and health professions students
The History of Helicopter EMS
Identify the origins of helicopter evacuations
Demonstrate an understanding of why and where helicopter EMS began
Recognize how helicopter EMS has increased survival of the trauma patient
Current Trends in Helicopter EMS
Examine current treatment modalities available with rapid transport by airborne EMS
Discuss the availability of cutting-edge medicine being utilized by airborne EMS
Review the current and future trends in air medical transport
The Future of Helicopter EMS
Discuss development and incorporation of new technologies to air medical transport
Describe upcoming capabilities and initiatives to increase safety and overall mission success
Explain the importance of continued integration of air medical transportation needs with aviation
7 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (England), KM Session I: Keynote
Moderator: Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (England), KM
7:30 a.m. Lessons Learned on the Way to the Operating Room J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM
8:15 a.m. Session I Q&A Session II
Moderator: David L. Cornell, MD, FACS
8:30 a.m. Intraperitoneal Colon Injuries: The Past, the Present and the Future Richard P. Gonzalez, MD, FACS
8:50 a.m. Angioembolization in Trauma: Have We Gone Too Far? David A. Spain, MD, FACS
9:10 a.m. Vietnam War - Our Most Painful War: It’s Contributions to Vascular Injury Management Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (England), KM
9:30 a.m. Session II Q&A
10 a.m. Break and Visit Exhibits Session III
Moderator: Carlos A. Fernandez, MD, FACS
10:15 a.m. Whole Blood 1:1:1 Ratios and Everything Else: The Philosophy Change After the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts John B. Holcomb, MD, FACS
10:35 a.m. Trauma and Emergency General Surgery in the Elderly: Challenges in their Management and Important Perspectives in Care Orlando C. Kirton, MD, FACS, MCCM, FCCP, MBA
10:55 a.m. Rescue ECMO: An Evolving Therapy and the Role for Trauma Surgeons Michael S. Firstenberg, MD, FACC, FAIM
11:15 a.m. Session III Q&A
11:45 a.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits Session IV
Moderator: Katie Pierce, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
12:45 p.m. Colorado’s Hot Mess: How Legalization of Marijuana Changed Trauma Care Stephanie Haley-Andrews, BSN-RN
1:15 p.m. Blessed: Global Perspectives on Emergency and Trauma Care Danielle Dohrmann, PhD, MSN, RN
1:45 p.m. Session IV Q&A
2 p.m. Break and Visit Exhibits Session V
Moderator: L. Scott Brown, RN-CEN, TNCCI
2:15 p.m. 40 Years: The History of the Helicopter EMS Gary Wood, FP-C, FSR
2:35 p.m. Current Trends in Air Medical Transport Jeremy Moore, CFRN
2:55 p.m. The Future of Air Medical Transport Jon Luther, Lead Pilot
3:15 p.m. Session V Q&A
3:30 p.m. Evaluation and Adjournment Education Credit
Category 1 Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. TM
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nurse CE Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacy Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 2019 Trauma Symposium is accredited for 6.75 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on June 14, 2019. The 2019 Trauma Symposium is a knowledge-based activity.
AAFP This Live Activity, 2019 Trauma Symposium, with a beginning date of 06/14/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to -.- Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
EMS This educational activity has been approved for up to 6.5 continuing education hours for all levels of EMS personnel through Creighton University.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, CHI Health and LifeNet Air Medical Services. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Registration
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $125
Nurses, Public Health Professionals, Other Interested Health Care Providers: $85 EMS Personnel: $75 Fellows, Residents and Full-Time Students: $65 Remote Video Conference: $55