Quality

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.

Blood in the Brain: When to Call Neurosurgery (2019)


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Dr. Bellal Joseph presented Blood in the Brain: When to Call Neurosurgery at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. He discusses dilemmas in non-operative management of TBI, protocols for mild TBI, and results of implementing Brain Injury Guidelines (BIG) within his trauma center. 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 .

EPIC TBI Study: Big Implications for EMS (2019)


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Dr. Daniel Spaite presented EPIC TBI Study: Big Implications for EMS at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Excellence in Prehospital Care (EPIC) studied over 22,000 traumatic brain injuries since 2004 and implemented TBI evidence-based guidelines to 600 master trainers and over 11,000 EMS providers in the state of Arizona. Outcomes for TBI patients in Arizona has significantly improved due to implementation of the guidelines. Dr. Spaite is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Virginia Piper Endowed Research Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona Tucson. He is also the Associate Director of the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center at the University of Arizona.

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.

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.

ACS Spotlight Lecture: Verification, Review, and Consultation for Hospitals (2018)


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Daniel Margulies, MD presented the 2018 ACS Spotlight Lecture Verification, Review, and Consultation (VRC) for Hospitals at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Margulies is the Director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Military Civilian Partnership: Bidirectional Translation of Trauma System Best Practices (2018)


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Dr. Brian Eastridge presented Military Civilian Partnership: Bidirectional Translation of Trauma System Best Practices at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Dr. Eastridge is a Clinical Professor and Chair in Trauma Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

TPI and Patient Safety: Impacting Direct Patient Care

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Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety: Impacting Direct Patient Care/strong> was presented by Heidi Hotz, RN, on November 17, 2017 at the 9th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium. Ms. Hotz is the Trauma Program Manager, Department of Surgery, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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