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Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery (TCCACS) Conference 2019

Apr 15 - 17, 2019   |   Las Vegas, Nevada  United States Of America
Specialties : Trauma   |   Critical Care Medicine
Conference Brochure

Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery (TCCACS) Conference 2019 is organized by Trauma and Critical Care Foundation (TCCF) and will be held from Apr 15 - 17, 2019 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is primarily for trauma surgeons working in Level I-IV trauma centers. In addition, general surgeons, emergency physicians, anesthesiologists, trauma coordinators, surgical residents, thoracic surgeons, trauma nurses, PAs and NPs, administrators, and EMS coordinators will benefit from this course

Conference Description:
This program offers comprehensive continuing education in the treatment of critically ill and injured patients, stressing current basic and cutting edge guidelines and technology for evaluation, diagnosis, and management. The course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those caring for ill and injured patients in rural, urban, and suburban hospitals.

Conference Objectives:
• Describe innovative, appropriate techniques and technology for optimal care of the injured or seriously ill patient in urban and rural environments
• Apply concepts from urban and rural trauma and acute care surgery cases to the practice setting
• Describe practical exposure techniques and guidelines for management and early control of injuries and acute surgical conditions
• Discuss appropriate surgical response and timing of intervention for diverse traumatic injures and critical illnesses
• Identify the dilemmas, ethics, and solutions relative to managing critically ill and injured patients
• Discuss care issues particular to the surgical intensive care unit, including rapid response team, ECMO, appropriate antibiotic use, fungal infections, DVT prophylaxis, rib fixation, vent therapy, and non-evacuated clotted hemothorax
• Address issues relative to trauma and acute care surgery evolution, including hybrid rooms, facial trauma, abdominal trauma in children, small bowel obstruction, orthopedic infections, and minimal TBI
• Recognize and evaluate management of complicated conditions, including nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia, pelvic fracture bleeding, the geriatric trauma patient, as well as patients with comorbidities, mediastinal traverse, caustic burns of upper GI tract, severe necrotizing faciitis and the pregnant trauma patient
• Discuss how to respond to unique situations including pediatric trauma patients in adult trauma centers, OR and ICU downstream effects of field/EC administered medications, value of practice guidelines, and recognizing futility
• Discuss ongoing advances and the controversies surrounding them, including appropriate management of the unstable patient in the EC, appropriate of REBOA, opioids for trauma patients, resuscitation strategies, nonoperative management, and TXA,
• Address evolving nonclinical issues, including maintaining autonomy in times over regulation the risks of risk assessment, and, unblinding trauma center outcomes
• Discuss innovations, including extended use of ultrasound, social media in acute care surgery, simulation training, and how advances in veterinary medicine lead to advances in trauma patient care.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Jeffrey P Smith
Jeffrey P Smith

Emergency Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 713-798-4557

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : USD $925.00
Early Fee : USD $825.00
Early Fee Last date : Mar 01, 2019

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Venue Address

Caesars Palace
3570 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Caesars Palace,

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South,

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America 89109,



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