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19th Annual Trauma & Critical Care Symposium


Thursday, November 13, 2014

7:15 am – 4 pm 

James E. Clark Education Center
Crozer-Chester Medical Center
One Medical Center Blvd.
Upland, PA  19013

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Registration (Deadline to Register is November 7, 2014)

Registration Fees: (includes symposium, educational materials and continental breakfast and lunch)

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Target Audience

This activity is intended for Emergency Medicine Physicians, Geriatricians, Burn Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons and Trauma Surgeons as well as Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, EMS professionals, and other healthcare providers who care for trauma patients.


7:15 - 7:45 a.m. - Registration/Breakfast

7:45 - 8 a.m. - Welcome/Introduction: Marcin Jankowski, D.O., Trauma Medical Director

8 - 9 a.m. - Keynote Lecture - Traumatic Coagulopathy (Goal Directive Approach - PCC and TEG), Robert Sikorski, M.D., Baltimore Shock Trauma/MIMS

9 - 9:45 - Pre-hospital Treatments for Hemostasis (Fluids/Tourniquet/Quick Clot), Speaker TBD

10 - 10:45 a.m. - Permissive Hypotension in the Trauma Patient When to Treat?, Brian Smith, M.D., Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

10:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Acute Reversal of Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet Therapy, Timothy Harrison, D.O., M.S., FACOS, Trauma Surgery

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - The Price of Blood Transfusions: Can the Patient Afford It?, Jose Pascual, M.D., Ph.D., Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

12:15 - 1 p.m. - Lunch/Recognition of the Justin Methven Award

1 - 2:30 p.m. - Panel: Ethic Issues and Futile Care...When to Start or When to Stop? Bruce Nisbet, M.D., Palliative Care, GOL, ED/STU Nurse, EMS, Chaplain

2:30-2:45 p.m. - Break

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. - Control of Intra-abdominal Hemorrhage: New Techniques for an Old Problem, Joshua Hazelton, M.D., Cooper Medical Center

3:30 - 4 p.m. - Closing Remarks


Contact the Crozer-Chester Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education, 610-447-2739 or

Special Accommodations

If you need any special accommodation due to disability, please call 610-447-2739 or email We will attempt to meet needs presented at the last minute, but one week’s notice will be appreciated.

Disclosure Policy

All persons in a position to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Crozer-Chester Medical Center must disclose to the audience whether or not have any financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to the educational activity. Any identified conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the activity.

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