Annual Trauma Symposium

Sixth Annual Trauma Symposium 10-28-2016

 

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JPS Sixth Annual Trauma Symposium
Friday, October 28, 2016
7:15 am - 4:05 pm

 

Tarrant County College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A
300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

About the JPS Annual Trauma Symposium

JPS is Tarrant County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. We are an academic institution caring for trauma patients focusing on positive patient outcomes. JPS Sixth Annual Trauma Symposium is a didactic educational activity designed to provide relevant evidence informed strategies of current trauma management and treatment methodologies that directly impact patient outcomes. This conference is designed to meet the learning needs of all disciplines involved in the care of the trauma/critical care patient.


Agenda

7:15-8:00

Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:15

Welcome 
Robert Earley, President and CEO
JPS Health Network

8:15-9:05

Utility and Interpretation of Anticoagulation Studies in the Trauma Patient
Ashley Britton Christmas, MD
Carolinas Medical Center

9:05-9:55

Trauma Resuscitation Strategies: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Brandon R. Bruns, MD
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

9:55-10:10

Break

10:10-11:00

Blast Trauma: From Point of Injury Through Hospital Discharge
Carlos Rodriguez, DO​
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

11:00-11:50

Trauma, Social Determinants of Health and Socially Responsible Surgery
Tracey Dechert, MD
​Boston Medical Center

11:50-12:05

Break

12:05-1:05

Lunch (provided) and Keynote
I'm Here: Compassionate Communication in Patient Care.
Author, Marcus Engel

1:05-1:55

Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
Pedro G. Teixeira, MD
University Medical Center Brackenridge

1:55-2:10

Break

2:10-3:00

When Trauma Systems Work: Successful Complex Trauma Case Reviews
Lynn Gerber Smith, RN, MS
University of Maryland

3:00-3:50

Current and Controversial Trends in Pre-Hospital Treatment of the Trauma Patient 
Veer D. Vithalani, MD​
JPS Health Network

3:50-4:05

Closing Remarks
Raj Gandhi, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCM
JPS Health Network

 


Continuing Education

CME Credit Designation
This live activity has been designated for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. JPS Health Network provides contact hours for successful completion of this educational activity.

This course has been designated by JPS Health Network for 1 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

 

Nurses

JPS Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Participants will earn 6.08 nursing CE contact hours.


Directions & Parking

The Trinity River Campus is located at the northwest corner of Belknap and Taylor streets in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Free parking available in the TCC garage on the 4th floor. PRINT A PARKING PASS and place it on the dashboard of your vehicle. Please carpool if possible.

Tarrant County College
Trinity River Campus - Action Room A
300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

 

Free parking available in the TCC garage on the 4th floor. PRINT A PARKING PASS and place it on the dashboard of your vehicle. Please carpool if possible.


Questions?

Contact Mary Ann Contreras 817-702-8102