​This two-day multidisciplinary conference occurs annually at the end of September and 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.

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Day 1: Monday, September 23, 2019

​0700-0745

Registration and Breakfast with the Exhibitors

0745-0800

Welcome

Chris Martin, RN
Executive Director, Airlift Northwest

0800-0845

Acute Management of the Patient with Neurologic Injury

Deborah Stein, MD, MPH
UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco, CA

0845-0930

Thinking Rehabilitation during the Acute Phase of Care

Aaron Bunnell, MD
Harborview Medical Center

​​0930-0950

Break and Coffee with the Exhibitors

0950-1035

Rural Trauma: Challenges and Opportunities

Dante Conley, MD
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks, AK

1035-1120

Challenging Rural Trauma Cases: Panel Discussion

Moderator: 
Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

Panel Members:
Dante Cooley, MD
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Sam Arbabi, MD, MPH, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

Tyler Dalton, RN, CEN
Skagit Valley Hospital

Heidi Anderson, RN-BSN
Forks Community Hospital

John Shima, MD
Forks Community Hospital

1120-1230 Lunch
1230-1600 Break Out Sessions (See Below)
 

Day 1 Break Out Sessions

1230-1300

Peer Support for EMS

Kimberly Roaten, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

1300-1330

Prehospital Care of the Patient with TBI and SCI

Deborah Stein, MD, MPH
UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco, CA

1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1415

The History of Cardiac Arrest Care in EMS

Mickey Eisenberg, MD, MPH, PhD
Harborview Medical Center

1415-1445

Air Medical Activation: Perils & Pitfalls

Rich Utarnachitt, MD, MS
Harborview Medical Center

​1445-1500

Break

1500-1530

Cognitive Bias in EMS

Andrew Latimer, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1530-1600

Hot Topics in EMS

Andrew McCoy, MD, MS
Harborview Medical Center

1230-1300

Modes of Ventilation: What are my options?

David Carlbom, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1300-1330

What's New in VTE Prophylaxix and Management

Joe Cuschieri, MD, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1415

Geriatric Trauma in the ICU: What is Geri-trac?

Kathleen O'Connell, MD, MPH
Harborview Medical Center

1415-1445

When Should I Think About an ECMO Consult?

Bryce Robinson, MD, MS, FACS, FCCM
Harborview Medical Center

​1445-1500

Break

1500-1530

Managing Toxic Ingestions in the Critically Injured Patient

Matthew Valento, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1530-1600

Computer Decision Support in Burn Resuscitation

Sam Mandell, MD, MPH, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

1230-1330

Medic One Pediatric Dosing Cards: Managing Sick Kids; Tips and Pearls through Case Discussion​​​

Mary King, MD, MPH
Harborview Medical Center

Lila O'Mahoney, MD
NWHRN

Brandon Woods, MD, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

​1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1445

Medic One Pediatric Dosing Cards: Managing Sick Kids; Tips and Pearls through Case Discussion​​​

Mary King, MD, MPH
Harborview Medical Center

Lila O'Mahoney, MD
NWHRN

Brandon Woods, MD, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

1445-1500

Break

1500-1600

Medic One Pediatric Dosing Cards: Managing Sick Kids; Tips and Pearls through Case Discussion​​​

Mary King, MD, MPH
Harborview Medical Center

Lila O'Mahoney, MD
NWHRN

Brandon Woods, MD, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

Day 2: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

0700-0745

Registration and Breakfast with the Exhibitors

0745-0800

Welcome

​Paul Hayes, RN
Executive Director, Harborview Medical Center

0800-0845

Common Pediatric Injury Patterns

Samuel Mandell, MD, MPH, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

0845-0930

Burnout and Building Resiliency in the Emergency Services and Trauma Community

Kimberly Roaten, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

0930-0950

Break and Coffee with the Exhibitors

0950-1010

Epidemiology of Opioid Use

Lauren Whiteside, MD, MS
Harborview Medical Center

Vivian Lyons
Harborview Medical Center

1010-1030

Managing Acute Pain after Injury

Debra Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN
Harborview Medical Center

1030-1050

Long-term Pain Management after Injury

Ivan Lesnick, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1050-1120

Opioid Epidemic Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Sam Arbabi, MD, MPH, FACS
Harborview Medical Center

Panel Members: 
Debra Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN
Lauren Whiteside, MD, MS
Ivan Lesnik, MD
Vivian Lyons

​1120-1230 Lunch
1230-1600 Break Out Sessions (See Below)
 

Day 2 Break Out Sessions

1230-1330

Man vs. The Machine: Do CPR Devices Work?

Moderators:
Andrew McCoy, MD
Rich Utarnachitt, MD, MS
Andrew Latimer, MD

Panel Members:
Michael Sayre, MD
Thomas Rea, MD, MPH
Eric Cooper, MD

1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1415

Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response: Medical Management in the Warm Zone

Michael (Miki) Mann
Seattle Fire Department

1415-1445

Into the Wild: When Prehospital Care Moves from the Street to the Summit

Gabe Webster, C-F
King County Medic One

1445-1500

Break

1500-1530

Airway Positioning in EMS

David Murphy, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1530-1600

Right of Refusal in EMS

Betty Yang, MD
Wexner Medical Center

1230-1300

Triage of the Pediatric Trauma Patient

Elissa Butler, MD
Harborview Medical Center

1300-1330

New Pediatric Disaster Toolkit

Vicki Sakata, MD, FAAEM, FAAP
Northwest Healthcare Response Network

1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1415

Approach to the Autistic Child in Emergency Care

Patricia Matestic, PhD
UW Autism Center

1415-1445

Missed Opportunities in Child Abuse Cases: Lessons from the Front Lines

Caitlin Crumm, MD
Seattle Children's Hospital

1445-1500

Break

1500-1530

Pre-Transport Stabilization of Pediatric TBI Patients

Reid Farris, MD, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

1530-1600

Screening for Drug & Alcohol Use in Teen Trauma Patients

Beth Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH
Harborview Medical Center

1230-1330 Alaska Earthquake 2018: Healthcare Impacts

Sondra LeClair

​1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1445

WA State Pediatric Strike Team: New State Capability

Vicki SakataMD, FAAEM, FAAP
Northwest Healthcare Response Network

1230-1330 Neonatal Resuscitation: Baby on the way...NOW!

Megan Gray, MD
UW Medicine

Katie Kenningham, MD
UW Medicine

Thomas Strandjord, MD
UW Medicine

Rachel Umoren, MB, ChB, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

​1330-1345

Break and Dessert with the Exhibitors

1345-1445

Neonatal Resuscitation: Baby on the way...NOW!

Megan Gray, MD
UW Medicine

Katie Kenningham, MD
UW Medicine

Thomas Strandjord, MD
UW Medicine

Rachel Umoren, MB, ChB, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

1445-1500

Break

1500-1600

Neonatal Resuscitation: Baby on the way...NOW!

Megan Gray, MD
UW Medicine

Katie Kenningham, MD
UW Medicine

Thomas Strandjord, MD
UW Medicine

Rachel Umoren, MB, ChB, MS
Seattle Children's Hospital

Conference Registration

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Continuing Education

Provider CME 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing CEU Information: This course has been applied for 12 Contact Hours. Harborview Clinical Education is a Continuing Education Provider through the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP17155