Thank you for your interest in the 2014 UW Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference.
Next year's conference is scheduled for September 28-29, 2015. Please check this page in the spring of 2015 for more detailed information.
Current Practices in Adult and Pediatric Trauma
Sept. 29-30, 2014
SHERATON SEATTLE HOTEL | 1400 SIXTH AVE. | SEATTLE, WA 98101
206.621.9000 | 800.325.3535
Presented by Harborview Medical Center and Airlift Northwest.
We encourage all attendees to register online.
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.
Download the full
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 leading-edge advances in trauma care.
- Identify strategies to overcome barriers to trauma care inposed by hostile, overwhelming or rural environments.
- Explore the impact of effective team communication on patient safety and efficient care during trauma resuscitation.
Continuing Education Information
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
Physicians should claim only the credit commeasurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Credits
Approval has been requested for 14 nursing contact hours.
If you are an exhibitor and are interested in having a display at the conference, please
contact Patrick Ramos or Mark Taylor at 206.744.9585 or
Sept. 26-27, 2014
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
For registration please contact Maria Paulsen at 206.744.5435 or
Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
For registration please contact Clinical Education at 206.744.6396 or
Sept. 28, 2014
Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)
Oct. 1, 2014
Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP)
2014 Harborview Medical Center Trauma Report (PDF).
For any questions regarding pre- or post-conference courses, please contact Maria Paulsen at 206.744.5435 or
Trauma Conference exhibitors
We would like to thank the following exhibitors for their continued support of this event: