24th Annual Eskenazi Health Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Symposium

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Date & Location
Friday, November 3, 2017 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM   Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, IN

Target Audience
Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery


The 24th Annual Trauma & surgical Critical Care Symposium is designed to provide physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who care for trauma and critically ill patients with an in-depth look at trauma. Controversial issues as well as advances in diagnosis and management of patients will be discusses in this symposium. Lectures will be presented by national and international faculty who specialize in trauma surgery and critical care.

The conference will be held at the Ivy Tech Community College located at 2820 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208.


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Define a Mass Causality Incident and discuss initial response actions to an MCI
  2. Identify patients in hemorrhagic shock
  3. Recognize the role fracture care plays in the body's systemic inflammatory response to trauma
  4. Recall their role in the management of vascular injury management
  5. Discuss gun violence as a public-health issue
  6. Review the role of Massive Transfusion protocol during trauma resuscitation
  7. Describe the role of trauma centers in nursing development and education
  8. Recognize how the stress of police work affects an officer's physical and mental health
  9. Identify burnout/stress, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
  10. Discuss the effects that trauma can have on an elderly patient population, review strategies to decrease PTSD in the elderly trauma patient
  11. Compare and contrast vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and PTSD, Engage strategies to combat the effects of each

Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome and can register on site.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and Eskenazi Health.  The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Eskenazi Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 
(OBN-001-91)    (OH-437, 12/1/2018)

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.