Erlanger Trauma & Critical Care Symposium

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Chattanooga Convention Center

Sponsored by Erlanger's Trauma Services, the Children's Hospital at Erlanger, and LIfeForce 


Trauma and Critical Care Symposium


Trauma Agenda



Click here to view the Brochure/Invitation, which includes a detailed schedule, faculty biographies, and registration information. 


Regions: Tennessee regions 1, 2, 3 & 4, Georgia regions 1 & 2, and Alabama 


Purpose: This program is designed to enhance the medical assessment and care of patients with potentialy life-threatening traumatic injuries.


Educational Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1) Describe trauma patient damage control processes for initial resuscitation and the perioperative period, 2) Analyze the effect healthcare reform may have on pre-hospital and hospital practices in Tennessee, 3) Assess critical care patient needs in the areas of nutrition, mobility, endocrine emergencies &initial pediatric patient management, and 4) Discuss the management of various pre-hospital and emergency scenarios.


Presentation Slideshows: (the slideshows for several sessions at this meeting are not included below)

8:00 am - Massive Transfusion & Damage Control Resuscitation - Robert Maxwell, MD

9:20 am - Sports Related Concussions - Daniel Kueter, MD

1:00 pm - ICU Endocrine Emergencies - Heath Giles, MD

1:30 pm - Mobility in the ICU: What's Up? - Amy Hildreth, MD

2:00 pm - What do you do with an Acutely Injured Child? - Curt Koontz, MD

3:00 pm - Bath Salts - Sullivan Smith, MD

3:00 pm - Nutrition: Making the Goal of Nutritional Support - Nancy Sherrill, RD and Nathan Creel, MD

3:30 pm - Retiring is Dangerous: Trauma Mgmt for the Elderly - Derrick Moody, FP-C/CCEMTP

3:30 pm - TPN: How much is too much? - Vincente Mejia, MD

4:00 pm - Hot, Warm & Cold Zone: What is Expected? - Capt. David Roddy

4:00 pm - Snake Bites - David Wharton, MD


AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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 sponsorship of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and Erlanger Health System.  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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