CURRENT PRACTICES IN ADULT AND PEDIATRIC TRAUMA
Sept. 23-24, 2013
SHERATON SEATTLE HOTEL | 1400 SIXTH AVE. | SEATTLE, WA 98101
Presented by Harborview Medical Center and Airlift Northwest.
The course is sponsored annually by Airlift Northwest and Harborview Medical Center, the designated Level I trauma center for Washington State, as well as the trauma and burn referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WAMI).
This two-day multidisciplinary conference highlights current issues in trauma care throughout the continuum: pre-hospital, emergency, critical care, acute care and rehabilitation. Nationally recognized speakers and local experts in trauma care will present topics pertinent to nurses, physicians, paramedics, social workers, program managers and other healthcare professionals.
Complete Conference Brochure (PDF)
The conference is recommended for healthcare and pre-hospital professionals.
- Identify critical issues in the continuum of care for adult and pediatric trauma patients.
- Identify the psychosocial needs of trauma patients and their families.
- Discuss new modalities and cutting-edge advances in trauma care.
- Identify current local, state, regional and national resources in disaster management and their response strategies during a local or regionally impacting natural catastrophe.
Continuing Medical Education
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Credits
Approval has been requested for 12 nursing contact hours.
American Trauma Society Trauma Program Manager’s Course will be held Sept. 21-22 in the Harborview Research & Training Building Auditorium.
Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP), a one-day course by the American College of Surgeons that is rarely available on the west coast, will be held in the Harborview Research & Training Building. Choose to attend on Sept. 25 or Sept. 26.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) Sept. 27-28.