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1st Annual EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium:
Highlighting state of the art techniques & ongoing controversies in modern orthopedic trauma care

When:
Saturday, July 25, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where:
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
Hermann Conference Center
6411 Fannin
Houston, TX 77030

Complimentary parking, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.

 

Overview

This event is open to all interested EMTs and RNs who provide pre-hospital trauma care. Awaiting approval for EMT CEUs from Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

About the Conference

The 1st Annual EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium: Highlighting state of the art techniques and ongoing controversies in modern orthopedic trauma care, brings together a team of experts in EMS Orthopedics to discuss recent changes in healthcare policy, practice guidelines and their impact on trauma care. This year’s event will include a series of discussion debates surrounding the controversies in trauma care.

Highlights of this year’s conference includes:

  • Didactic lecture
  • Skills station
  • Tour of Life Flight
  • Case study review

 

This conference is in collaboration with:

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

 

7:45  Welcome / Opening Remarks
   Session One: The Polytraumatized Patient
Chip Routt, MD
8:00 Evolution of Pre-Hospital Care
James McCarthy, MD

8:20 Mechanism Predicts Injury
Andy Burgess, MD

8:40 The Golden Hour
Brian Cotton, MD

9:00 TBD
David E. Persse, MD

9:20 Q&A

  Session Two: Lower Extremity

Tim Achor, MD

9:40 Evolution of Femoral Fracture Treatment
James Kellam, MD

10:00 Open Tibia Fractures: Wreck Back to Work
Josh Gary, MD

10:20 Open Fractures: Soft Tissue Management

11:00 Q&A, Case Discussion Patient #1

12:00 Lunch

  Session Three: Pre-Hospital/ER Controversies
John Holcombe, MD
1:20 Vascular Injuries: Tourniquet?
Joseph Love, MD
1:30 Finger Amputations
Matt Koepplinger, DO
1:40 Compartment Syndrome
Andy Choo, MD
1:50 Pelvic Binders: Who? When? Why?
Chip Routt, MD
2:00 Catastrophic Sports Injuries
Walt Lowe, MD
2:10 Q&A
2:30 Coffee Break
  Session Four: Special Considerations
Andy Burgess, MD
3:00 The Polytraumatized Child
Alfred Mansour, MD
3:20 Utilizing Technology to Improve Patient Care
Matt Galpin, MD
3:40 Acute Management of Spine Injuries
Mark Prasarn, MD
4:00 Bringing Patients Here Advances Knowledge
John Holcombe, MD
4:20 Great Saves
Quick Hitters/Panel
4:50 Q&A, Case Discussion Patient #2
5:00 Session Five: External Fixation Practical / Tours
Tim Achor, MD
6:10 Closing Comments

Education

EMT CEUs

EMT CEUs applied for through Texas DSHS.

Target Audience

EMTs and RNs who provide pre-hospital trauma care.

Registration Information

To register for the orthopedic trauma symposium click here »

Meeting Materials

All registered attendees will be emailed a copy of the meeting materials the week of the event.

The meeting materials can be downloaded to your tablet or smart phone, or printed in advance so you can follow along with the speakers throughout the meeting.