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TCCACS: Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Conference / Medical Disaster Response
March 20, 2016 - March 23, 2016$1,200
This annual Las Vegas Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Conference has become the best attended such course in the world. Word of mouth endorsements have led to this course being oversubscribed the last 11 years, and of the more than 1300 attendees, over 80% are physicians.
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.
- Describe innovative, appropriate techniques and technology for optimal care of the injured or seriously ill patient in urban and rural settings
- Apply concepts from urban and rural trauma and acute care surgery cases and review of important trauma and acute care surgical peer review publications to the practice setting
- Discuss practical exposure techniques and guidelines for management and early control of injuries
- Discuss appropriate surgical response and timing of intervention for diverse traumatic injuries and critical illnesses
- Discuss the dilemmas, ethics, and solutions relative to managing critically ill and injured patients with limited resources
- Discuss care issues particular to the surgical intensive care unit, including over-sedation, use of restraints, ECMO, need for acute dialysis, role of early mobility in outcomes, and therapeutic benefits of plasma
- Address issues relative to trauma and acute care surgery evolution, including training, new ACSCOT verification guidelines, crisis in vascular surgery capability, acute care surgery responsibilities, and end of life and palliative care
- Learn how to respond to unique situations, including the active shooter in your hospital, patients opposed to receiving blood transfusions, futility TBI in a rural hospital, and “never events”
- Evaluate lessons learned in providing quality trauma care in the practice setting
Medical Disaster Response was developed by the group that brings you Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery and made its debut in 2008 to a sell-out crowd. Physicians, nurses, administrators and others in the hospital and clinical arenas will, sooner or later, be faced with the care of multiple patients following a natural, terrorism, industrial, or other catastrophic events that might be considered an overwhelming mass casualty or “disaster.” Many journals, courses, and even “model” disaster plan` to address infrastructure, supplies, causes, public health, and logistics.