UW Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference 2015

​​​​​​​Thank you for your interest in the 2015 U​W Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference.  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.

The conference 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 Was​hington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WAMI). ​This year's conference  i​s scheduled for September 28-29, 2015 at:

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
17620 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98188

​​​​​​​​​​​The conference will feature presentations by world renowned trauma experts, including UW Medicine surgeons and physicians. 

PRE-CONFERENCE: Friday/Saturday 9/25 & 9/26 

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) ​​
ATLS teaches how to assess a patient's condition, resuscitate and stabilize him or her, and determine if his or her needs exceed a facility's capacity. It is a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient.
• Cost $750 
• For registration please contact Maria Paulsen at mruoff@uw.edu

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
ATCN is an advanced course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient.
• Cost $325
• For registration please contact HMC Clinical Education at clined​@u​w.edu or 206-744-6396

PRE-CONFERENCE: Sunday 9/27 

Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) 
The ABLS course provide guidelines in assessment and management of burn patients from the scene of the burn injury through the first 24 hours post injury. 
• Cost $175.00 ​​​​
• For registration:​ https://www.regonline.com/ABLS-SEPT-27-2015​ ​
• ​Information and questions please contact Maria Paulsen: mruoff@uw.edu​​​​ or 206-744-5435

POST-CONFERENCE: Wednesday 9/30 

Disaster Management & Emergency Preparedness (DMEP) 
The DMEP course teaches planning methods, preparedness, and medical management of trauma patients in mass casualty disaster situations. 
• Cost $125.00 
• ​Information and questions please contact Maria Paulsen: mruoff@uw.edu​​​​ or 206-744-5435​