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Erlanger Health System’s 2021 Trauma Symposium

Like many things in 2021, Erlanger’s Annual Trauma Symposium is going virtual!

Erlanger Health System’s Trauma Services and UT Health Science Center College of Medicine Chattanooga are hosting a FREE, 3-part Virtual Trauma Symposium via Zoom.

Join us for riveting trauma topics including keynote speakers William L. Hickerson, MD, FACS speaking on Burn Care and Eric Clauss discussing his experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This year includes dramatic trauma case studies and a full day of pediatric talks! 

Day 1
Friday, May 7, 2021 | 12:00PM–4:30PM
William Hickerson MD - Initial Burn Care 2021 - KEYNOTE
Breanna Carter PharmD - Multimodal Pain Management / Acute Pain Management In Patients Undergoing Chronic Treatment For Opioid Abuse
Julie Adams MD - Upper Limb Trauma for the Non Hand Surgeon
Jensen Hyde MD - COVID 19: Virus to Vaccines
Warren Gardner MD - 66 Minutes and Counting: An Open Fracture Classification Primer
Breanna Carter PharmD - Case Closed: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Open Fractures
Clay Moore - Human Trafficking 101
Question and Answer

Day 2
Friday, May 14, 2021 | 12:00PM–4:30PM
Eric Clauss, MSN, EMT-P - STRESSED: It Changed Everything
Robert A. Maxwell MD -Updates in Prehospital Resuscitation and TXA
Hunter Rooks MD - Chest Tubes and Thoracic Decompression
William Lee MD - A Year in the ICU: Cases of Interest
Brent Moss MD & Callie Lewis BSN, RN, TCRN; Eric Briscoe MD, Jessica George BSN, RN, & Payal Fadia, MD Shepherd Center - Adult Trauma Case Studies
Benjamin W. Dart MD - Mass Casualty Triage
Glen Sargent, NR-P - Common Sense Approach to Mass Casualty Events - KEYNOTE
Question and Answer

Day 3
Friday, May 21, 2021 | 12:00PM–4:30PM
LeAnne Young, MSN, RN, TCRN - When They Can’t Tell You Why It Hurts: the Importance of Implementing a NAT Protocol - KEYNOTE
Anuj Sinha DO - Neonatal Emergencies
Marvin Hall MD - Pediatric ARDS
Brynn Byers CPNP-AC - Pediatric Trauma Case Study and Expanded Education
Marvin "Cub" Culbertson MD - ABCs of Pediatric Resuscitation
Curt Koontz MD - What Do You Do with An Acutely Injured Child?
Todd Thurston MD - Canine Caused Injuries
Question and Answer

Continuing Education Credits

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the UTCOM and Erlanger Health System.  The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Questions? Call 423-757-0824

2021 Sponsors

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