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Social Medical in Acute Care Surgery (2019)


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Dr. Bellal Joseph presented Social Medical in Acute Care Surgery at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Dr. Joseph explores the use of social media by professional societies, hospitals, and individuals to share education, updates, and emergency notifications in natural disasters or mass casualty events. He also discusses the benefits of networking with other surgeons and physicians across the globe. Dr. Joseph is a Professor of Surgery and the Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the University of Arizona – Tucson. He is also the Medical Director of the Southern Arizona Telemedicine and Telepresence (SATT) program .

Ethics in Trauma (2019)


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Dr. Nicholas Namias presented Ethics in Trauma at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. He discusses the basic tenets of ethics (autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, justice) and their role in healthcare, resuscitation, and organ donation. Dr. Namias is a Professor of Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery at the Miller School of Medicine, Medical Director of the Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, and the Executive Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs/Chairman of the Florida Committee on Trauma (FCOT) in 2019.

TRM: Trauma Resource Management – Effective Communication Techniques to Reduce Errors (2019)


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John R. Lunde, DNP, ACNP-BC, TCRN, FCCM presented TRM: Trauma Resource Management – Effective Communication Techniques to Reduce Errors at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. He defines trauma resource management (TRM), identifies practical tools for effective communication, the ongoing development of quality team communications, and metrics for monitoring TRM success. Dr. Lunde is a Nurse Intensivist and Advanced Practice Nurse Leader, Division of Critical Care with Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park FL.

The Transient Responder (2019)


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Dr. Alison Wilson presented The Transient Responder at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. Dr. Wilson discusses overcoming our human nature to ‘normalize injuries.’ She shares examples of the importance of individualizing each patient and their injuries to ensure proper care and improved outcomes. Dr. Wilson is Professor and Chief of the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care,the Skewes Family Chair for Trauma Surgery, and the Director of West Virginia University Critical Care and Trauma Institute.

ACS Spotlight Lecture: The Art and Science of Trauma Advocacy (2019)


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Dr. Michael Coburn presented the 2019 ACS Spotlight Lecture The Art and Science of Trauma Advocacy at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. Dr. Coburn discusses the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Advocacy and Health Policy program and how healthcare providers can contribute their expertise to develop public health policies. Dr. Coburn is Professor and Chair, Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX and Chair, Advocacy Pillar and Urology Representative to the National Committee On Trauma (COT)

The Endotheliopathy of Trauma (2019)


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Dr. Jason Sperry presented The Endotheliopathy of Trauma at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. He discusses early intervention with plasma for hemorrhagic shock and steps to mitigate endothelial cell damage Dr. Sperry is a Professor of Surgery and Critical Care and the Director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Bias, Compassion, and Professionalism in Trauma Care (2019)


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Dr. Michael J. Sise presented the 2019 Thomas Wachtel MD Keynote Address Bias, Compassion, and Professionalism in Trauma Care at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Dr. Sise is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSD School of Medicine and the Trauma Research and Education Medical Director at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA.

Trauma System Preparedness for Mass Casualty: Lessons Learned from Sutherland Springs Active Shooter Event (2018)


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Dr. Brian Eastridge presented Trauma System Preparedness for Mass Casualty: Lessons Learned From the Sutherland Springs Active Shooter Event at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Eastridge is a Clinical Professor and Chair in Trauma Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

Inflammation of Critical Illness and Injury: The ‘Oooh-La-La’ Response (2018)


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Christine Schulman, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN-K presented Inflammation of Critical Illness and Injury: The ‘Oooh-La-La’ Response at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Ms. Schulman is a trauma and critical care CNS at Legacy Health in Portland, OR.

Surgical Education: Advances in Simulation Training (2018)


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Elizabeth Benjamin, MD, PhD, FACS presented Surgical Education: Advances in Simulation Training at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Benjamin is a trauma surgeon at LAC-University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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