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Trauma Symposium

Trauma conferenceweb.jpg2016 GREAT PLAINS HEALTH 2016 TRAUMA CONFERENCE

Trauma Conference
Thursday, September 22
4 to 9:15  p.m.
Holiday Inn Express
300 Holiday Frontage Road (View Map)
North Platte, NE


Great Plains Health fourteen annual trauma conference. CME AMA PRA Category1Credit(s), AAFP, CEU credit will be provided.

Credits offered 

  • 4.5 CME
  • 4.5 EMT
  • 4.5 Nursing

Who should attend?

All health professionals working with trauma patients: Physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses and EMTs.

Conference topics

Adjunct endovascular therapy treatment in trauma
Speaker: Richard Markiewicz, MD
Great Plains Health Heart & Vascular Center 

Objective 1.  Understand endovascular options in select trauma cases. 
Objective 2.  Discuss the endovascular devices used in trauma.

Agitated delirium: Implications for trauma care
Speaker: Eric Lavonas, MD
Denver Health

Objective 1.  Name at least three chemical substances known to cause agitated delirium. 
Objective 2.  Name at least three non-drug causes of agitated delirium. 
Objective 3.  Understand the safest available approach to gaining initial control of patients with agitated delirium.

Damage control orthopaedics
Speaker: Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS
Denver Health

Objective 1. Understand the basic concepts of when to fix patients with multiple injuries. 
Objective 2. Understand the definitions of damage control and how they apply in practice.

What's new in rib fracture management?
Speaker: Fredric M. Pieracci, MD, MPH, FACS
Denver Health 

Objective 1.  Discuss admission algorithms for rib fracture patients. 
Objective 2.  Review optimal pain management of rib fracture patients. 
Objective 3.  Review indications and technique of rib fixation.

Neurosurgical management of trauma
Speaker: Kathryn Beauchamp, MD
Denver Health

Objective 1.  To understand importance of early identification of traumatic neurological injuries.
Objective 2.  To understand definitions and applications of neurosurgical interventions in the trauma patient.
Objective 3.  To review indications of neurosurgical interventions.

To register, click here

Email if you are interested in more information. Continuing medical education, EMT and continuing nurse education credits are offered through the trauma conference upon the completion of necessary paperwork. 

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