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2018 Trauma/Critical Care Symposium Registration

Cottage Health Trauma/Critical Care Symposium

The 17th Annual Trauma/Critical Care Symposium will be held July 13th, 2018, at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort (formerly Fess Parker Doubletree) in Santa Barbara.

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, pre-hospital personnel and other healthcare providers to take evidence-based research in the treatment and management of seriously injured patients to practice application.

Educational Objectives:

  • Manage new technology and techniques for optimal care of diverse trauma related issues.
  • Examine state-of-the-art management of trauma related issues in our community.
  • Analyze data-based evidence to compare and contrast pre-hospital and clinical care.
  • Integrate better-informed treatment decisions at all stages of care to improve patient outcomes.

Download the 2018 Trauma/Critical Care Symposium Brochure for more information.

Schedule

7:00 a.m. - Registration / Vendor Fair / Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - Welcome: Stephen Kaminski, MD

Session One: Emergent Issues

Moderator: Angelo Salvucci, MD

  • Penetrating Trauma in Pediatric Patients
    Robert Kanard, MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Flesh-eating Infections
    Rohit Sharma, MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Prehospital Fire & Mudslide Response
    Kevin Taylor, Division Chief, Montecito Fire Department

Panel Discussion

Vendor Fair / Break

Session Two: Rapid Fire Critical Care

Moderator: Jeff Fried, MD

  • Biomechanics of Injury
    Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN, ENA President
  • Multimodality Monitoring in TBI
    Paul Vespa, MD, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Panel Discussion

Vendor Fair / Break / Lunch Service

Keynote Address

A Story About Knots and Surgeons
Ed Gavagan, stabbing survivor and TED Talk speaker

Vendor Fair / Break / Dessert

Session Three: Firearm Violence - A National Issue

Moderator: Stephen Kaminski, MD

  • Pulse Nightclub Shooting
    Michael Cheatham, MD, Orlando Regional Medical Center
  • Las Vegas Mass Casualty Shooting
    Scott Scherr, MD, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Case Presentations Debate

Stretch Break

Session Four: Social Issues

Moderator: Rohit Sharma, MD

  • Elder Abuse
    Joyce Dudley, DDA, County of Santa Barbara
  • Lateral Violence
    David Linzey, BSN, RN, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Panel Discussion and Adjournment

5:00 p.m. - Closing

Download the 2018 Trauma/Critical Care Symposium Brochure for more information.

Symposium LocationTrauma Symposium 2016 - DoubleTree Santa Barbara

17th Annual Trauma/Critical Care Symposium
July 13th, 2018
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Santa Barbara, California

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