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Trends in Trauma Conference

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In addition to providing health care professionals with the latest in trauma care, this conference offers important trauma management information to pre-hospital personnel, emergency room, physicians, critical care and bedside staff.


Union Station Hotel

Location:
Union Station Hotel
1820 Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

Reserve a room at the Union Station Hotel

  • Confirmation: All registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail upon registration fee receipt.

The Train Shed at Union StationNetworking Event

Join us for a networking event, May 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Train Shed in Union Station. Appetizers and a drink ticket will be provided. Please RSVP when registering for the conference.


Jointly Accredited Provider - Interprofessional Continuing EducationACCREDITATION

In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly 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. 


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

May 18th, 2022

6:55 – 7:00 am Welcome
7:00 – 8:00 am “Nobody Survives Being Run Over By A Wooly Mammoth"
Isaiah Turnbull, MD
8:00 – 9:00 am Thoracic Trauma
Jordan Kirsch, DO
9:00 – 9:15 am Break/Exhibitor Viewing
9:15 – 10:15 am "Whose Body is it Anyway: Surrogate Decision-making in Trauma Patients"
Piroska Kopar, MD
10:15 – 11:15 am Pediatric Case Presentation
Amanda Held, MSN, RN, CPN
11:15 – 12:00 pm Lunch/Exhibitor Viewing
12:00 – 1:00 pm "Management and Treatment of Rib Fractures in the Geriatric Trauma Population"
Sarah Jaber, DNP, AGACNP-BC, MSN, BSN, CCRN, RN
1:00 – 2:00 pm "Fundamentals of Mechanical Ventilation"
Justin Knittel, MD
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break/Exhibitor Viewing
2:15 – 3:15 pm Mass Causalities: Lessons Learned
Douglas Schuerer, MD
3:15 – 4:15 pm “Penetrating Trauma: Cuts Like a Knife and Pierces Like a Bullet”
A. Britton Christmas, MD, MBA, FACS
4:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Event
Train Shed

May 19th, 2022

6:55 – 7:00 am Welcome
7:00 – 8:00 am Current Techniques in Vascular Trauma
Nathan Droz, MD, Maj, USAF, MC
8:00 – 9:00 am Pediatric Head and Spinal cord Injury
Joseph Finney, MD
9:00 – 9:15 am Break/Exhibitor Viewing
9:15 – 10:15 am “Resuscitation Strategies for Anticoagulant Medications and Coagulopathy in Trauma: A Growing Conundrum”
A. Britton Christmas, MD, MBA, FACS
10:15 – 11:15 am Cases from the Central Region
Jeffrey Coughenour, MD
11:15 – 12:00 pm Lunch/Exhibitor Viewing
12:00 – 1:00 pm Workplace Injuries
Melissa Stewart, MD 
1:00 – 2:00 pm Papers That Should Change your Practice 2022
Jeffrey Coughenour, MD
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break/Exhibitor Viewing
2:15 – 3:15 pm Let's Clear the Confusion and Weather the Storm of TBI: How to Manage Delirium and Agitation in Patients with TBI
Gabrielle Gibson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
3:15 – 4:15 pm Trauma Survivors Network and Patient Perspective
Andrew Oberle, MHA, MA
Heather Heil, MHA

FACULTY


FACULTY

A. Britton Christmas, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Atrium Health
Medical Director - The F.H. “Sammy” Ross, Jr. Trauma Center
Division of Acute Care Surgery - Trauma Section Chief
Charlotte, NC

Nathan Droz, MD, Maj, USAF, MC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine

Joseph Finney, MD
EMS and Pediatric Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Gabrielle A. Gibson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surgery/Trauma/Burn ICU
Department of Pharmacy
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Heather Heil, MHA
Doctoral Candidate, Doctor of Healthcare Administration
Injury Prevention Outreach Supervisor
Barnes-Jewish Hospital Trauma Services

Sarah Jaber, DNP, AGACNP-BC, MSN, BSN, CCRN, RN
Surgical Intensive Care Nurse Practitioner
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Justin Knittel, MD
Associate Professor
Section Chief, Trauma Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Piroska Kopar MD, Director, CHESS
Center for Humanism and Ethics in Surgical Specialties
Assistant Professor of Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Isaiah Turnbull, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine

Douglas Schuerer, MD, FACS, FCCM
Director of Trauma
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Director of Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Melissa Stewart, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine

Jeffrey Coughenour, MD
Division of Acute Care Surgery
Hugh E. Stephenson MD Department of Surgery
University of Missouri School of Medicine

Amanda Held, RN
Trauma Nurse Coordinator
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Andrew Oberle, MHA, MA
Oberle Institute Executive Director
The Red and Charline McCombs Fellow for the Improvement of Trauma Care
Trauma Survivors Network Facilitator
SSM St. Louis University Hospital

Jordan Kirsch, DO
Instructor, Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington School of Medicine


CREDIT Awarded for this Activity

American Medical Association (AMA)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

For Missouri EMS: 16 hours of Continuing Education is awarded per day, as approved by Barnes-Jewish Hospital accredited Training Entity #51007C Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

For nurses: Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


This program is jointly provided by Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence. It is also funded in part by educational grants from various commercial organizations. A complete list of commercial supports and contributors will be available at the time of the conference. Some companies may also exhibit.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and mitigate any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of off-label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity syllabus materials.


PLANNING COMMITTEE

Douglas Schuerer, MD, FACS, FCCM
Director of Trauma
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Director of Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Kelly Coppinger, BSN, RN, NPD-BC
Practice Specialist, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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