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11th Annual Gulf Coast Trauma Symposium

The 11th Annual Gulf Coast Trauma Symposium will be held on April 23-24, 2020 at the beautiful Battle House Renaissance Hotel & Spa in downtown Mobile, AL.  The Gulf Coast Trauma Symposium is an annual event to educate providers in our region who treat critically injured patients. This symposium will feature a number of nationally recognized speakers discussing prehospital care for injured patients, while also highlighting the importance of injury prevention and systems of care. The overarching goal is to improve outcomes by integrating all phases of trauma care.

This year’s conference will be headlined by Dr. Eileen Bulger as the 13th William A. L. Mitchell Lectureship speaker. Dr. Bulger is the current Chair of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and the Trauma Medical Director at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. Dr. Bulger is a national leader in violence prevention and prehospital care for injured patients. Additionally, the John Campbell Tribute lecture will be given by Dr. Paul Pepe. Dr. Pepe is the EMS Medical Director for Dallas County and Director of Disaster Preparedness at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

Two pre-conference courses, the Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS), will also be offered on April 22nd.  Each class will be taught by national leaders in each specialty. The RTTDC and ABLS classes will have separate registration, and class size is limited so register early.

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s symposium! For additional information or questions, please contact Rebecca Scarbrough at rscarbrough@health.southalabama.edu or 251-471-7971.

The full schedule and registration information is available online. 

In support of improving patient care, USA’s College of Medicine Office of CME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Provider Number: 4008198 Credit

JA - This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 13.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change.

CME - The University of South Alabama College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

EMS - continuing medical education for EMS personnel will be handled through AL Gulf EMS System. 

 

 

 





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