October 19-20, 2017 (Thursday/Friday)

The Southeastern Trauma Symposium is a two-day conference designed to include interests of all trauma care professionals.  The conference addresses the clinical management of the trauma patient beginning with pre-hospital resuscitation through acute care and rehabilitation services.  National and local experts will present the most current concepts in trauma care.

Symposium Objectives

Following this symposium, the trauma care provider will be able to:

  1. Evaluate and manage special trauma populations: pediatrics, obstetrical, geriatric and victims of domestic violence.
  2. Demonstrate safe removal of sports equipment according to best practice guidelines.
  3. State the role of the trauma center in a mass casualty event.
  4. Identify uncontrolled bleeding and techniques to stop the bleed.

Accreditation

CME certificate will be mailed upon completion of the online program evaluation, following the symposium.

EMS CEU’s

_____ CEU’s have been approved by SC DHEC Division of EMS and Trauma.

NURSING

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  See Continuing Medical Education below for the number of credits approved.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization and the Trauma Association of South Carolina.   The University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Relevant financial relationships and acknowledgements of commercial support will be disclosed to participants at the conference.  Faculty are required to disclose off-label/investigative uses of commercial products/devices.