2018 Conference Schedule

​​​​​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 17, 2018

​0700-0745

Registration and Breakfast with the Exhibitors

0745-0800

Welcome

Paul Hayes, R.N.
Executive Director, Harborview Medical Center

0800-0930

How to Prepare Your Trauma System for a Mass Shooting: Lessons Learned from Las Vegas

Moderator
Eileen Bulger, M.D., F.A.C.S.
UW Medicine

Panelists
Sean Dort, M.D.
Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center

Chris Fisher, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Desert Surgical Associates

Deborah Kuhls, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.
UNLV School of Medicine

​​0930-0950

Break and Coffee with the Exhibitors

0950-1035

Hospital Based Violence Intervention Programs

Rochelle Dicker, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center

1035-1120 Suicide Prevention

Anna Ratzliff, M.D., Ph.D.
UW Medicine

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

Day 1 Break Out Sessions

Day 2: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

0700-0745

Registration and Breakfast with the Exhibitors

0745-0800

Welcome

​Chris Martin, R.N.
Executive Director, ALNW

0800-0930

Optimizing Trauma Quality Improvement

Moderator
Saman Arbabi, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
UW Medicine

Panelists
Kimberly Fowler, R.N.
UW Medicine

Tara Lerew, R.N.
UW Medicine

Tam Pham, M.D.
UW Medicine

0930-0950

Break and Coffee with the Exhibitors

0950-1035

Injury Prevention Update from the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma

Deborah Kuhls, M.D., F.A.C.S.
UNLV School of Medicine

1035-1120

Transfusion Adjuncts (PCC, TXA, Tourniquets, REBOA…)

Joseph Cuschieri, M.D., F.A.C.S.
UW Medicine

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

Day 2 Break Out Sessions