2019 Trauma Symposium

2019 Trauma Symposium
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 7:00am - 3:30pm

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.

Designed For

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

Session I

Keynote Address

  • List three techniques to promote resilience as a surgeon
  • Describe practice characteristics that relate volume and income
  • Discuss tools to improve work-life balance

Session II

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

Session III

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

Session IV

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

Session V

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

Schedule

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) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Accreditation Statement


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

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