Advancing the EMS profession

World Trauma Symposium Program

TRAUMA CARE IN A CHANGING WORLD

DAY 1 | 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT.  REGISTER

 

Program Presentations

9:00 a.m.

Welcome, Review of Program, Sponsor Recognition
Alexander Eastman, MD, moderator

9: 05 a.m. 

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Prehospital Triage and Trauma Care
Sheldon H. Teperman, MD, Jacobi Medical Center, New York City, NY

9:35 a.m.  

Trauma Care and EMS Operations in Civil Disturbances
SGT Morgan West, Oregon Army National Guard
Lieutenant Damon Simmons, Portland (OR) Bureau of Fire/Rescue

10:05 a.m. 

Emergency Adult Airway During and After COVID
James C. DuCanto, MD, St Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

10:35 a.m. 

Break

10:50 a.m. 

Latest on TBI and Tranexamic Acid
Captain Brendan Drew, MDUSN, CoTCCC Chair

11:20 a.m. 

Case Studies on Agency Use of Whole Blood 
Eric Epley, CEM, Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council  

11:50 a.m.

Break

12:05 p.m.

Latest Prehospital Research from the Military
Jennifer m. Gurney, MD, FACS
COL, Medical Corps, US Army Surgeon, USAISR
Chief, Defense Committee on Trauma Joint Trauma System
Chair, Committee on Surgical Combat Casualty Care
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX
and The Joint Trauma System, Falls Church, VA

12:35 p.m.

Tourniquet Use on Pediatric Patients
Mubeen Jafri, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

1:05 p.m.

Q & A Panel

1:25 p.m. 

Closing Comments
Alexander Eastman, MD, moderator

1:30 p.m.

Adjourn

  

DAY 2 | 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT  REGISTER

9:00 a.m.

Welcome, Review of Program, Sponsor Recognition
Alexander Eastman, MD, moderator

9:05 a.m.
Scott B. Frame Memorial Lecture

9:35 a.m.

Suspected Tension Pneumothorax: Needle Decompression vs Finger Thoracostomy
Matt Harmon EMT-P, CCEMT, FP, SMS, Classic Air Medical; USAFR

10:05 a.m. 

Zone I REBOA vs AAJT vs Manual External Aortic Compression Prehospital Environment
Bellal Joseph, MD, University of Arizona 


10:35 a.m.

Break

10:50 a.m.

Pediatric Airways
Jennifer Anders, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

11:20 a.m.

Prehospital Trauma Care in Austere Environments
Colonel Will Smith, MD,  EMT-P, Wilderness and EM Consulting; USAR  

11:50 a.m.

Break

12:05 p.m. 

Prehospital Analgesia - Ketamine vs OTFC vs Morphine vs Dsuvia
Captain Meg Morgan, MD, University of Colorado Health; USNR

12:35 p.m.

Case Studies - Critical Errors in Infrequently Performed Prehospital Trauma Procedures of Complex Multi-Trauma Patients
Alison Wilson, MD, West Virginia University  

1:05 p.m.

Q & A Panel

1:25 p.m.

Closing Comments 
Alexander Eastman, MD, moderator

1:30 p.m.

Adjourn