2020 Trauma/Critical Care Symposium Registration

Cottage Health Trauma/Critical Care Symposium

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Registration for the 2020 Trauma/Critical Care Symposium, presented by Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, is now open.

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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Trauma Services presents, Breaking Through Trauma, the 19th Annual Trauma/Critical Care Symposium, to educate healthcare professionals about current evidence-based research and advances in trauma care.

Educational Objectives

  • Analyze new technology and techniques that will allow trauma care providers to give optimal care for diverse trauma-related issues

  • Formulate approaches to integrate resiliency during times of traumatic crisis in the community

  • Examine new neuro diagnostic and monitoring methods in critical care

  • Integrate new evidence-based treatments for critical care sepsis and trauma patients

  • Review the latest pediatric research surrounding DVT prophylaxis and non-accidental trauma

Scheduled Program

Time Topic Speaker
0700 Registration / Vendor Fair / Continental Breakfast
0800 Welcome: Stephen Kaminski, MD

Stephen Kaminski, MD

Session I Moderator: Stephen Kaminski, MD
0805 After the Trauma David Spain MD, Stanford University
Session II
0935 Neuro Diagnostics and Monitoring Peter Nguyen MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
1005 Creating Resilience with Emotional Intelligence & Peer Support Blake Henderson RN, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Sepsis – Drill it Down

Panel Discussion if time allows

Nicole Kupchik RN, Nicole Kupchik Consulting, Inc.

1120 Lunch Break - Plaza Del Sol

Keynote - Aleppo: People Who Risk Death to Save Lives Among the Slaughter

Samer Attar MD, Northwestern Medicine, Recipient of multiple 2019 humanitarian awards

Introduction: Jason Prystowsky, MD


Exhibitor Fair/Dessert Buffet

Session III

Moderator: Christophe Le Renard, MD

1350 Children Are Not Just Little Adults: Differences Between Pediatric and Adult Trauma

Eric Grossman MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

1425 Arrest that Couch: NAT

Jennifer Fritzeen RN, Children’s National Hospital

1500 Panel Discussion if time allows

1515 Stretch Break

Session IV

Moderator: Rohit Sharma, MD

1525 Reanimation: Therapeutic Hypothermia for Resuscitative Surgery

Samuel Tisherman, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

1600 Hemorrhage Control Without Surgery Megan Brenner, MD, UC Riverside School of Medicine


Panel Discussion if time allows

Education Credits

CME - Continuing Medical Education logo

Accreditation Statement: The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), Provider #00252 for 8.0 contact hours.

Course meets the qualifications for 3.5 hours of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCC's, and LEPs (provider #57341) and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital maintains responsibility for the program/course and its content.

Continuing Education: Attendance for the entire course is required to receive credit. CE credit is not offered for meals or breaks.

For more Symposium Information:

Lauren Sutherlin
email: lsutherl@sbch.org
Phone: (805) 569-7251

Symposium LocationTrauma Symposium 2016 - DoubleTree Santa Barbara

19th Annual Trauma/Critical Care Symposium
July 17th, 2020
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Santa Barbara, California

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