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2017 EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium:
Highlighting Techniques & Addressing Controversies in Modern Orthopedic Trauma Care



The 2017 EMS Orthopedic Trauma Symposium: Techniques & Controversies in Modern Orthopedic Trauma Care, brings together a team of fellowship trained Orthopedic Traumatologists to highlight best practices in treating the polytraumatized patient. Through didactic lectures, case studies and skill stations, participants will learn the latest in applying tourniquets, pelvic binders, handling deformities, spinal injuries, pediatric trauma patients and more. 

The event is open to all interested EMS certified personnel who provide pre-hospital care and RN’s working in Emergency Medicine. Free admission. EMS & Nursing CEU’s provided.

Parking Information: Free Parking at the Medical Plaza

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7:45 - 8:00 a.m.Welcome/Opening RemarksTom Flanagan, COO, M HH-TMC
 Session One: Patient ATim Achor, MD
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.Patient history (Own Words) up to accidentPatient CK
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.EMS history (Own Words) from scene to hospitalWoodlands/LifeFlight
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.ER Story (Own Words)Jessica Hudson, MD
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.OR Story (Own Words)Tim Achor, MD
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.Q+A, case discussionProviders of Patient CK
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.Coffee Break/Visit Booths
 Session Two: Patient BChip Routt, MD
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.Patient history (Own Words)Patient MC
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.EMS history (Own Words)Cy Fair/Lifeflight
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.ER StoryMichelle McNutt, MD
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.OR StoryChip Routt, MD
10:45 - 11:30 a.m.Q+A, case discussionProviders of Patient B
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Lunch/Visit Booths
 Session Three: Education Station/LifeFlight Tours
12:30 - 1:50 p.m.Station 1: Binder/Tourniquet
 Station 2: Healing femur
 Station 3: Drunk Driving simulator
 Station 4: Practical Reduction Maneuvers
 Station 5: External Fixator application
 Session Four: Prehospital ControversiesJohn Munz, MD
1:50 - 2:00 p.m."Tourniquet Application: Good or Bad?"Joseph Love, MD
2:00 - 2:10 p.m."Pelvic Binders: Who? When? Why?"Chip Routt, MD
2:10 - 2:20 p.m."Should I Straighten the Deformed Leg?"John Munz, MD
2:20 - 2:30 p.m."Safe Extrication of Suspected Spine Injured Patients."Mark Prasarn, MD
2:30 - 2:40 p.m."Pediatric Trauma: What's Different from Adults?"Alfred Mansour, MD
2:40 - 2:50 p.m.Q+APanel
 Session Five: Special Considerations/UpdatesAndy Burgess, MD
2:50 - 3:05 p.m."A History of Traumatized Patients."Andy Burgess, MD
3:05 - 3:20 p.m."How Recent Warfare has Advanced Medicine."John Holcomb, MD
3:20 - 3:30 p.m.Q+APanel
3:30 p.m.Closing Comments/AdjournTom Flanagan, Chip Routt, Tim Achor



EMT CEUs applied for through Texas DSHS.

Target Audience

EMTs and RNs who provide pre-hospital trauma care.

Registration Information

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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.