The San Diego Day of Trauma is a nationally accredited continuing medical education conference designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants and first responders in the fields of trauma, emergency, and critical care medicine. Nationally renowned speakers will present state of the art management of life threatening emergencies commonly encountered in the field. Conference speakers will include specialists in the fields of pre-hospital care, trauma surgery, and critical care. Lectures, real-life case presentations, and interactive sessions will engage attendees and promote improved patient outcomes.
After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:
Discuss rapid changes in trauma care over the last two decades that lead to our current practice.
Identify pre-hospital opportunities to improve immediate care of the injured.
Describe the role of advances in communicating with pre-hospital providers to improve early stabilization of the injured.
Incorporate innovations in hemorrhage control both in the field and early at the trauma center.
Demonstrate effective points of decision making for care of the injured elderly patient beginning with pre-hospital care, to the trauma center, and beyond.
Identify areas where reassessment of our management will lead to innovations which improve outcomes.
Develop an approach for maintaining our work force including recruiting and training the physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and paramedics of the future.