Trauma Symposium

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26th Annual Trauma Symposium: February 14-15, 2019
Nursing and Trauma Registrar Seminars: February 13, 2019
ATLS Refresher:
February 12 or 13, 2019

Bonaventure Resort and Spa
250 Racquet Club Rd
Weston, FL 33326

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Course Description

The 26th Annual Trauma Symposium is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the management of trauma patients. Specialists will provide presentations on current topics and a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas on a variety of issues. Panel discussions will also be provided to stimulate dialogue with the audience in a question and answer format. At the completion of this symposium, participants will have enhanced their skills and competence in patient care, medical knowledge, and system-based practice.


  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Helicopter Trauma Transport
  • Innovations in Trauma
  • Military & Civilian Trauma Collaboration
  • Neurotrauma Update
  • Rib Fracture Fixation
  • Surgical Nutrition
  • Latest on IVC Filters
  • Update on Trauma Resuscitation

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this symposium the participants should be able to:

  • Examine the epidemic of violence and the role of injury prevention initiatives.
  • Characterize the role of communication between providers to improve outcomes.
  • Explain the multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive trauma management.


Memorial Healthcare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


  • Memorial Healthcare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • MOC Credits: This activity provides Category 1 CME and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.
  • Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine is an accredited provider for awarding credit hours for the American Osteopathic Association. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 16 credits of AOA Category 2-A
  • Memorial Healthcare System Registrar CEU Certification: The American Trauma Society has approved this session for 3.5 credit hours towards CSTR recertification.
  • Memorial Healthcare System is an approved provider of Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Continuing Education, CE Broker Provider # 50-1317.  Contact hours to be awarded will be based on attendance each day (Nursing Seminar – 7 / General Session 15 (7.5 Thursday / 7.5 Friday) for a total of 22 maximum hours).
  • Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts AMA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
  • Nurse Practitioners: AANP accepts AMA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital - Education Department is an approved Provider of EMS Continuing Education, Florida CE Broker Provider #50-18379. Contact hours to be awarded will be based on attendance each day (Nursing Seminar –  8 / General Session 15 (9 Thursday / 9 Friday) for a total of 26 maximum hours).