Main Line Health Annual Trauma Symposium

Thursday, October 29, 2020
6:00 - 8:30 PM

Virtual Symposium

On October 29th, Main Line Health will offer its annual Trauma Symposium designed for physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, pre-hospital emergency medical service personnel and other interested allied health care professionals.

Having received wide acclaim from our attendees, our dynamic expert speakers address the key concerns identified in today’s trauma care arena and the impact on patient outcomes, which is the key to its success. The Main Line Health Annual Trauma Symposium will feature presentations on the latest advances and topics in trauma, while emphasizing the importance of quality patient care.

At the conclusion of the symposium participants should be able to discuss the most current trends in trauma care specific to neuro-trauma, facial fractures and hemorrhage control.

Additional objectives include:

  • Describe the initial evaluation and diagnosis of patients with traumatic brain injury
  • Discuss the most current evidence-based guidelines for management of patients with TBI
  • Discuss the management of elevated intracranial pressure
  • Identify mechanisms resulting in most common facial fractures
  • Discuss treatment option for facial fractures
  • Recognize life threatening bleeding and a brief overview of the “Stop the Bleed” program.
  • Discuss the newest treatments and therapies for hemorrhage control prior to surgical intervention

Topics and Speakers

  • Traumatic Brain Injury:  Management and Treatment Guidelines Update – Dr. James Eakins
  • Face First: Common facial fractures and their management - Dr. Raymond Jean
  • Pre-hospital Bleeding – Dr. Sagar Kadakia           

Continuing Education Credits:

  • CME: This program has been approved for two hours of AMA Category 1 CME credit.
  • EMS: This program has been approved for 2.5 hours of Con-ed credit.
  • CE: Contact hours for the following disciplines have been applied for: social work, and nursing.

Registration

Choose the appropriate option below to register for this event

  • Main Line Health (MLH) employees: Registered through Health Stream. Course catalog title: Main Line Health Annual Trauma Symposium
  • Non-MLH health care professionals: Please register online by October 27,2020. 

For questions or assistance with registration, call 484-565-8328 or email paolitrauma@mlhs.org

Registration fee: No cost

Statements:

Accreditation Statement:

Main Line Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Main Line Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Main Line Health is approved as a provider of emergency medical service continuing education by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Credit Designation Statements:

Physicians: Main Line Health designates this virtual educational activity for a maximum of (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

Nursing: An application has been submitted to award contact hours.

EMS: This virtual program has been approved for 2.5 hours of PA continuing education credit.

Social Work: Application has been submitted for approval of continuing education credit.

Conflict of Interest Statement: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Main Line Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

There is no commercial support for this program.

The on-line presentation is necessitated due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing. This on-line presentation ensures our ability to continue to help healthcare providers and others remain prepared to address patient and community needs, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, by ensuring the continuing education of our physicians and other front line providers.