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									November 1-4, 2006
     International Trauma Life Support
                            presents ...




                     ... A TRAUMA REVOLUTION ...
                            November 1-4, 2006


    International Trauma Life Support                track of tickets or finding a restaurant for a   Thursday, November 2. Exhibits will open,
    proudly invites you to attend the 22nd           quick bite on break – everything you need        and the research poster and photo
    International Trauma Conference, held            during conference hours is already provided.     competition displays will be available for
    in historic Boston, Massachusetts.                                                                viewing. The Welcoming Reception is
                                                     On Saturday, November 4, join your               sponsored by Massachusetts ITLS.
    Celebrate ITLS’ first year by joining your       colleagues at the International Trauma
    colleagues from around the globe at the          Conference’s new Awards Luncheon to              ITLS Competition
    world’s premier prehospital trauma               honor the recipients of ITLS’ annual awards.     Seven ITLS chapters will compete using the
    conference. The International Trauma             The luncheon will also feature a Chapter         ITLS model to assess and treat trauma victims
    Conference meets the needs of all                Mini Presentation, and the winners of the        in a realistic, case-based scenario. The Florida
    emergency services personnel, including          Research and Photo Competitions as well as       chapter, winner of the ITLS Competition in
    EMTs, paramedics, nurses, emergency              the finalists of the ITLS Competition will be    2005, will defend its title.
    physicians, EMS administrators and               recognized. This special event is included
    educators from all over the world.               with conference registration.                    Access Instructor Update
                                                                                                      To correspond with the scheduled release
    Conference workshops, keynote and                A CD of faculty handouts will be included        of the second edition of ITLS’ Access book,
    concurrent sessions are designed to provide      with registration materials distributed on-      Bruce Patterson, Captain/EMT-P, and
    up-to-the-minute information on emergency        site. Conference participants who would like     Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P/FF III, will
    and trauma care with an international            the handouts in advance for early review or      conduct a session from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday,
    perspective. The global networking               to print for note-taking during the              November 2 that identifies critical changes
    opportunities are boundless, and you’ll also     conference may request an email of the PDF       to the course material instructors need to
    have the opportunity to shape the future of      files. Requests must be received by October      know before teaching the updated course.
    ITLS by electing its next leaders.               23; this option can be indicated on the          All conference participants interested in
                                                     registration form.                               rapid vehicle entry procedures are
    conference topics                                                                                 encouraged to attend this free session.
    The educational content of the 2006              ITLS Provider Course
    conference puts “trauma revolution” in the       ITLS is proud to offer a unique Provider         “A Taste of New England” Social Event:
    spotlight. Fresh topics and presentations will   Course taught by ITLS founder and president      Dinner, Drinks and Dancing By the Bay
    focus on cutting-edge technology and             John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP, authors Roy         The best of Boston culture and cuisine will
    techniques, exploring the latest advances in     Alson, MD, PhD, FACEP and J.T. Stevens,          be showcased at ITLS’ “A Taste of New
    prehospital care from emergency medicine         NREMT-P, and Board of Directors members          England” evening of dinner, drinks, and
    experts around the world.                        Anthony Cellitti, CCEMT-P/FF III, Tony           dancing at the Boston Marriott Newton.
                                                     Connelly, Sr. Para., BSc., and S. Robert         Sample all of New England’s specialties from
    Customize your educational sessions and get      Seitz, M.Ed, RN, NREMT-P. The two-day            a dinner buffet that includes hearty clam
    the most out of the International Trauma         comprehensive combined course is designed        chowder, steamed mussels with garlic
    Conference! Two tracks will be offered           for providers who are first to evaluate and      butter, Georges Banks cod cakes, grilled
    during all concurrent sessions to provide        stabilize the trauma patient. The course         chicken with all the trimmings, and a number
    relevant topics for every conference             provides complete training in the skills         of side dishes and desserts. After dinner, kick
    participant. Choose from an educator’s track     needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation,      back, relax, and network with your
    or a clinical track to find the sessions that    stabilization, and transportation of trauma      colleagues, or pull them out onto the dance
    meet your individual interests and needs.        patients. Participants will be certified as      floor to keep the party going all night.
                                                     Advanced or Basic ITLS providers upon
    what’s new this year                             successful completion of the course.             Advance registration is required. Ticket price,
    This year, one conference fee includes                                                            which includes buffet, coffee, tea, and soft
    continental breakfasts, snack breaks, and        conference highlights                            drinks, is $48 per person, and $24 for
    lunches, designed to make breaks between         Welcoming Reception                              children under 12. A range of traditional and
    sessions relaxing and convenient for             An Welcoming Reception will kick off the         specialty alcoholic beverages will be available
    conference participants. No more keeping         2006 conference on the evening of                for purchase at a cash bar.




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Photo Competition                                the conference hotel                            The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s
ITLS is accepting entries for the second         The 2006 International Trauma Conference        convenient subway system, known as the
annual “Images of Trauma” photo contest.         hotel is the Boston Marriott Newton. This       “T,” makes it easy to get from Newton to
All chapters are encouraged to submit            picturesque property is nestled on 17 acres     Boston and back again. For detailed
visually interesting photos depicting an         along the banks of the Charles River,           schedules, routes and fare information, visit
aspect of trauma. The contest is open to all     combining charm, elegance, and comfort for      www.mbta.com. The conference hotel
chapters, and entry is free.                     a conference experience that’s uniquely New     offers a complimentary shuttle service to the
                                                 England. The full-service hotel offers          closest “T” stop during select hours seven
The Chapter Support Committee will select        restaurants, lounges, and fitness facilities,   days a week.
the ten best photos for display in the exhibit   and is just minutes from local shopping,
hall at the conference and will award first,     restaurants, nightclubs, and theaters.          travel and transportation
second, and third place ribbons during the                                                       Getting to Newton has never been easier!
Awards Luncheon. Winning photos will be          ITLS has arranged special rates for             Logan International Airport (BOS), America’s
posted on the ITLS website and printed in        conference participants – $119 single,          sixth busiest airport, serves the city of Boston
the ITLS Bulletin newsletter. Deadline for       double, triple, or quad occupancy plus          and the greater New England area, handling
submission is October 1, 2006. Competition       applicable taxes. The cut-off date for this     domestic flights and international
rules and a submission form are available        special rate is Wednesday, October 11, 2006.    connections to and from Europe, Latin
from the ITLS office or at www.itrauma.org.      Reservation requests will be accepted on a      America, and the Pacific Rim.
                                                 space- and rate-available basis and may be
Exhibits                                         subject to prevailing hotel rates.              Other airports that serve the greater New
Sponsors and exhibitors with the latest                                                          England area include T.F. Green Airport in
products and services in emergency and           To reserve a room, please contact Marriott      Providence, Rhode Island, and Manchester-
trauma care will be on site for extended         Reservations at 800-228-9290 or 617-969-        Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire.
exhibits hours during the conference.            1000. To receive the special rate for your
Exhibits will open during the Welcoming          entire stay, be sure to mention that you’re a   American Airlines is the official carrier of the
Reception on Thursday evening and will close     part of the ITLS trauma conference.             ITLS International Trauma Conference for
at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.                                                                       participants traveling from any location at
                                                 Reservations can also be made online at         which American Airlines, American Eagle,
Chapter Medical Directors & Coordinators         www.stayatmarriott.com/ITLS. This website       American Connection Service, or any other
Workshop                                         already provides the special conference rate,   oneworld alliance carrier is available. Refer
The Chapter Medical Directors and                so there’s no need to enter a group code.       to meeting authorization A66H6AM when
Coordinators Workshop will take place on                                                         calling your travel agent or the American
Friday, November 3.                              get to know Boston                              Airlines Meeting Services Desk (toll-free at
                                                 The 22nd International Trauma Conference        800-433-1790) for individual reservations
EMS Tours and Ambulance Ride-Alongs              will be held just outside of Boston in          and/or ticketing. Flights can also be booked
The Massachusetts ITLS chapter is arranging      suburban Newton, Massachusetts. The             with the same meeting authorization code
ambulance ride-alongs and EMS tours. For         Massachusetts Bay area provides the perfect     online at www.aa.com. Participants using
more information, contact Jonathan Epstein,      setting for the International Trauma            the meeting authorization code are eligible
MEMS, NREMT-P, at 781-224-3344 or by             Conference, combining the flair and flavor      for a 5% discount off any applicable
email at jepstein@neems.org. Advance             of metropolitan Boston with the quaint,         published fare. Certain restrictions apply. Not
registration is required.                        quiet charm of old-fashioned New England        valid for use in conjunction with any other
                                                 for an unforgettable conference experience      fare discount (i.e., Senior, Child, or Military/
Submit Your Research                             steeped in history and fun.                     Government rates).
Abstracts of original research pertaining to
acute care medicine (trauma, prehospital         The proximity to Boston is undeniable – just    Once you’re on the ground, the Boston
care, shock, resuscitation, etc.) relevant to    10 miles from downtown and within minutes       Marriott Newton is just 25 minutes away
ITLS may be submitted for ITLS’ annual           of some of the city’s most famous landmarks,    from Logan International Airport.
research poster competition. An abstract         neighborhoods, universities and more. Don’t     Transportation to the Boston Marriott
form to submit your presentation is available    miss your opportunity to explore all Boston     Newton is readily available outside the
for download at www.itrauma.org. The             has to offer, from historic Lexington and       baggage claim areas of all terminals.
deadline for submission is September 17.         Concord and the Boston Harbor to Fenway
                                                 Park and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.




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                                                     Emergency Physicians is accredited by the         dial 630.495.6442. Or, complete the
                                                     Accreditation Council for Continuing              registration form and fax to 630.495.6404.
                                                     Medical Education to provide continuing
                                                     medical education for physicians.                 Completed registration forms may also be
                                                                                                       mailed to:
                                                     The American College of Emergency                 International Trauma Life Support
                                                     Physicians designates this educational activity   1 S. 280 Summit Avenue, Court B-2
                                                     for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1            Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA
                                                     Credit (s) ™ for the ITLS Combined Provider
                                                     Course, 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)         Checks should be made payable to
                                                     ™ for the Art of Traumillusion workshop,          International Trauma Life Support.
                                                     6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™ for
                                                     the Airway: Special Situations workshop, and      special thanks
                                                     13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™ for            Special thanks to the ITLS Conference
                                                     the conference. Physicians should only claim      Planning Committee:
                                                     credit commensurate with the extent of their      Chair: Vickey Lewis, RN, BSN, CEN, EMT
                                                     participation in the activity.                    Committee Members:
                                                                                                       Roy Alson, PhD, MD, FACEP
                                                     Approved by the American College of               Amy Boise, NREMT-P
                                                     Emergency Physicians for 13 hours of ACEP         Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP
                                                     Category I credit for the ITLS Combined           Sabina Braithwaite, MD, FACEP, NREMT-P
                                                     Provider Course, 5.5 hours of ACEP Category       Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P/FF III
                                                     I credit for the Art of Traumillusion             Rita Chambers, BBA, NREMT-P
                                                     workshop, 6.75 hours of ACEP Category I           Jonathan Epstein, MEMS, NREMT-P
                                                     credit for the Airway: Special Situations         Pete Gianas, MD
                                                     workshop, and 13 hours of ACEP Category           Rusty Hollingworth, REMT-P
                                                     I credit for the conference.                      Marge Luczak, RN
                                                                                                       Michael O’Donnell, ACP
    Avis Rent-A-Car is the official rental car       Paramedics and EMTs: Continuing                   S. Robert Seitz, M.Ed, RN, NREMT-P
    agency for the ITLS International Trauma         education credit is pending from the              Kathy Ulrich
    Conference. To receive the lowest rate based     Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of
    on your rental needs, contact Avis at 888-       Emergency Medical Services.                       cancellation policy
    754-8878 or online at www.avis.com and                                                             Cancellations received in writing and
    use the Avis Worldwide Discount number           Nurses: Application will be made to the           postmarked by October 1, 2006, will receive
    (AWD) T788599. For international                 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses      a refund minus a $50 administrative fee.
    conference participants, Avis rental cars can    for RN credit.                                    After October 1, no refunds will be made.
    be secured through your local agent.
                                                     Physician assistants: PAs may submit 13           disclaimer
    entry into the United States                     Category I credits for the ITLS Combined          The materials presented at the 2006
    Visitors from outside the United States must     Provider Course, 5.5 Category I credits for       International Trauma Conference are being
    have a valid passport, and a visa may also       the Art of Traumillusion workshop, 6.75           made available by ITLS for educational
    be required. For additional information          Category I credits for the Airway: Special        purposes only. The material is not intended
    regarding visas and entry into the United        Situations workshop, and 13 Category I            to represent the only, nor necessarily the
    States, please contact your local U.S.           credits for the conference, as this course is     best, methods or procedures appropriate for
    Consulate office.                                accredited by ACCME.                              the medical situation discussed, but rather
                                                                                                       is intended to present an approach,
    language and currency                            Faculty Disclosure                                statement, or opinion of the presenter that
    The official language of the conference is       In accordance with ACCME essentials and           may be helpful or of interest to the
    English, and the official currency is the U.S.   standards and ACEP Policy, all faculty are        participants.
    dollar. Major credit cards are accepted          required to disclose to the program audience
    virtually everywhere. They are the easiest       any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest      special assistance
    way to deal with differences in values and       related to the content of their                   If you require special assistance at any time
    offer the best exchange rates.                   presentation(s).                                  while attending the International Trauma
                                                                                                       Conference or have special dietary needs,
    earn CME/CEU credit                              easy ways to register                             please see an ITLS staff member at the
    Physicians: This activity has been planned       The most convenient way to register with          registration desk.
    and implemented in accordance with the           VISA, MasterCard, American Express or
    Essential Areas and Policies for the             Discover (no debit or check cards, please) is     questions?
    Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical      to log on to www.itrauma.org.                     Call the ITLS office at 888.495.ITLS (4857).
    Education through joint sponsorship of                                                             International callers, please dial
    ACEP, the Illinois College of Emergency          Participants can register by phone by calling     630.495.6442. Or email info@itrauma.org.
    Physicians, and International Trauma Life        888.495.ITLS (4857). International callers,
    Support. The American College of




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wednesday, november 1, 2006                                                   conference program
8:30 am – 5:00 pm                                                           8:30 am – 12:30 pm
ITLS Combined Provider Course - Part I                                      ITLS Board of Directors Meeting
Jonathan Epstein, MEMS, NREMT-P - Course Coordinator
Shaun Dean, NREMT-P - Course Coordinator                                    1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
William Jackson, MD - Course Medical Director                               ITLS Competition - Preliminary Round

This Provider Course will be taught by ITLS founder and president           4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP, authors Roy Alson, PhD, MD, FACEP              Access Instructor Update
and J.T. Stevens, NREMT-P, and Board of Directors members Anthony           Bruce Patterson, Captain/EMT-P
Cellitti, CCEMT-P/FF III, Tony Connelly, Sr. Para., BSc., and S. Robert     Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P/FF III
Seitz, M.Ed, RN, NREMT-P. The two-day combined course is designed
for providers who are first to evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient.   ITLS’ Access course focuses on rapid vehicle entry procedures and
The course provides complete training in the skills needed for rapid        rescue techniques. This session introduces the 2nd edition of the
assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of trauma      Access text, identifies critical changes to the course material that
patients. Participants will be certified as Advanced or Basic ITLS          instructors need to know before teaching the updated course, and
providers upon successful completion of the course.                         unveils a new training resource designed to make the Access course
                                                                            more “accessible” to everyone.
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Editorial Board Meeting                                                     5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                                                            Conference Registration Opens
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2006 Conference Planning Committee Meeting                                  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
                                                                            Welcoming Reception & Exhibits, Research Poster
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm                                                           Competition and Photo Competition Open
2006 Competition Task Force Meeting                                         Sponsored by Massachusetts ITLS

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Art of Traumillusion – Part I                                           friday, november 3, 2006
Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P / FF III - Course Coordinator
                                                                            7:30 am – 8:30 am
Moulage is the art of making up people to look like they have injuries      Registration
in order to enhance the emergency medical training experience. The
“injuries” can range from minor bruising to traumatic amputations.          7:30 am – 8:30 am
This course provides the knowledge and skills to perform moulage            Continental Breakfast & Visit the Exhibits, Research
successfully. To achieve the “art of traumillusion,” the course will        Posters and Photo Competition
first review anatomy, physiology and pathology of the human body.
This workshop is sponsored in part by Rockford Health System.               7:30 am – 5:00 pm
                                                                            Committee Meetings
thursday, november 2, 2006                                                  8:30 am – 9:00 am
                                                                            Opening Session
8:00 am – 5:00 pm                                                           John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP
ITLS Combined Provider Course - Part II                                     Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP
Jonathan Epstein, MEMS, NREMT-P - Course Coordinator
Shaun Dean, NREMT-P - Course Coordinator                                    9:00 am – 10:30 am
William Jackson, MD - Course Medical Director                               If Life Is Worth Saving, It Must Be Worth Living
                                                                            Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Art of Traumillusion – Part II                                          Humor is a gift we are born with and can be a source of major stress
Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P / FF III - Course Coordinator                  reduction. For those working in emergency health care, this gift must
                                                                            be nurtured and, sometimes, relearned. EMS professions attract
8:00 am – 4:30 pm                                                           people who are dedicated and compassionate, sometimes so much
Airway: Special Situations Workshop                                         so that they neglect their own needs. This session combines Steve
Roy Alson, PhD, MD, FACEP - Course Medical Director                         Berry’s EMS and cartooning backgrounds to identify the barriers to
                                                                            humor for emergency services providers; define and differentiate
This full-day session provides the emergency responder and instructor       between healthy and unhealthy forms of humor; and offer techniques
with working knowledge and hands-on experience in recognizing               for implementing humor in the workplace.
and managing the difficult adult and pediatric airway in the field
setting. The workshop combines small-group practice sessions with           10:30 am – 11:00 am
interactive lectures to maximize learning, and includes instruction         Break & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo
and practice in the use of RSI, BIAD, LMA, surgical airways and more.       Competition (Credentialing Begins)



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    conference program
    11:00 am – 12:00 pm                                                         2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Emergencies in Hypothermia                                                  Break & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo
    Murray P. Hamlett, DVM                                                      Competition (Credentialing Continues Until 4:30 pm)

    This session will define the clinical signs and symptoms of                 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    hypothermia, determine a course of action to manage the                     The Hole Story: The Implications of Body Piercing
    hypothermia patient in the field, and determine the role of                 Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P
    hypothermia in the clinical overview of the scene.
                                                                                Body piercing has become a common phenomenon across the
    12:00 pm – 1:15 pm                                                          country and around the world. Why do people do it and what are
    Lunch & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo                      the health risks? This session will review some of the ways in which
    Competition (Credentialing Continues)                                       body piercings may interfere with standard treatment for those
                                                                                working in emergency health care.
    12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    Chapter Medical Directors and Coordinators Workshop                         4:30 pm
                                                                                Credentialing Ends
    1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
    Concurrent Sessions                                                         4:30 pm – 4:40 pm
                                                                                Break & Exhibits Close
    1A – Clinical
    Geriatric Depression and Suicide                                            4:40 pm – 6:30 pm
    Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P                                                    ITLS Business Session

    Facing issues such as retirement, the death of a spouse or close            7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    friends, cognitive impairment, a decrease in mobility, and medical          Optional Social Event
    illness put geriatric populations at a greater risk for depression and      “A Taste of New England”: Dinner, Drinks and Dancing
    suicide. However, depression is not an inevitable outcome. There is         By the Bay
    much that can be done from the standpoint of prevention and
    treatment. This session will identify the clinical characteristics of
    depression and suicide for elderly patients who are at risk and will        saturday, november 4, 2006
    discuss options for how to get them the help and hope they need.
                                                                                7:30 am – 5:00 pm
    1B – Educator                                                               Committee Meetings
    Influencing Prehospital Trauma Care Through High
    Fidelity Medical Simulation                                                 8:00 am – 8:30 am
    Steve Nelson, NREMT-P                                                       Registration

    The effective management of trauma is dependent on the ability of           8:00 am – 8:30 am
    the provider to employ critical thinking, cognitive, and procedural         Continental Breakfast & Visit the Exhibits, Research
    skills to maximize patient outcomes. As with other high-acuity, low-        Posters and Photo Competition
    frequency events, the provider who may have mastered each of these
    skills independently may perform sub-optimally in a high-stress             8:30 am – 10:00 am
    environment that requires the integration of all these skills. Simulation
                                                                                Shock: The Physiologic Perspective
    training offers an opportunity to learn and practice these skills in a
                                                                                Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, EMT-P
    realistic yet safe environment. This session will introduce available
    technology, simulation education models, and examples of how
                                                                                Shock has been described many ways in EMS literature.
    simulation may be employed to improve trauma care.
                                                                                Fundamentally, shock is a pathophysiological event that results from
                                                                                numerous causes. This presentation will detail the pathophysiological
    1C – Clinical
                                                                                chain of events leading to shock by examining normal physiological
    War Wounds                                                                  events and how they vary. The session will address all causes of shock
    William Pfeifer, III, MD, FACS                                              and will present cutting-edge shock management information such
                                                                                as the use of permissive hypotension and fluid restriction.
    This graphic session offers a description of injuries seen by a trauma
    surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Injuries           10:00 am – 10:30 am
    sustained include gunshot wounds, blunt trauma wounds, blast
                                                                                Break & Last Chance to Visit the Exhibits, Research
    wounds, and other unusual injuries. Landstuhl Regional Medical
    Center receives 100% of the wounded from war zones in Iraq and
                                                                                Posters and Photo Competition (Credentialing
    Afghanistan.                                                                Continues Until 3:15 pm)




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                                                                            conference program
10:30 am – 11:30 am                                                       mining rescue operations and the care required for specific mining
Concurrent Sessions                                                       injuries. The presentation will focus on the response, operations,
                                                                          expectations, emotions, public sentiment, and realities of responding
2A– Clinical                                                              to the Sago Mines incident.
Why Don’t We Do A Better Job of Treating Pain?
Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, EMT-P                                        1:15 pm – 3:15 pm
                                                                          ITLS Competition – Final Round
Pain control is an important and passionate aspect of prehospital         Three finalist teams compete to determine the overall winner in a
care. Unfounded fears and concerns are often given as reasons for         trauma-related scenario.
withholding prehospital analgesic therapy. This session will review
the pharmacology of common analgesics and will discuss these drugs’       2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
necessary role in prehospital care. The presentation will also identify   Break & Credentialing Ends
and evaluate newer therapies that may provide added analgesic relief
to prehospital pain patients.                                             3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
                                                                          Changing Priorities for Trauma Centers in Disaster
2B – Educator                                                             Medical Response
Incorporating Case-Based Learning into ITLS                               Susan M. Briggs MD, MPH, FACS
Jamie R. Ross, Jr., FF/ EMT-P
                                                                          Trauma centers are uniquely positioned to meet the challenges of
This presentation will discuss the student, instructors and case roles    today’s complex disasters. Lessons learned from previous disasters
in Case-Based Learning (CBL) and will identify its advantages and         are important in distinguishing “myths” from “facts” in disaster
disadvantages. The Ohio ITLS CBL will be used as a model for further      planning and response. A consistent approach to disasters, based
incorporation of CBL into ITLS courses.                                   on an understanding of their common features and the response
                                                                          expertise they require, is becoming the accepted practice.
2C – Clinical
Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation                          4:30 pm – 4:40 pm
Thomas J. Gill IV, MD                                                     Break
Scott Waugh, PT, ATC
                                                                          4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
This session, featuring Thomas Gill IV, MD, medical director for the      ITLS Business Session
Boston Red Sox and associate team physician for the New England
Patriots, and Scott Waugh, PT, ATC, director of rehabilitation for the    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins, will review diagnosis, initial          2007 Conference Planning Committee Meeting
management and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.
                                                                          6:30 pm
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
                                                                          EMS Tours & Ambulance Ride-Alongs (Pre-reserved)
Awards Luncheon

ITLS’ annual awards will be presented during this special luncheon        sunday, november 5, 2006
session. The luncheon will also feature a Chapter Mini Presentation,
and the winners of the Research and Photo Competitions as well as         8:30 am – 12:30 pm
the finalists of the ITLS Competition will be recognized.                 Board of Directors Meeting

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions

3A – Clinical (Repeat Session)
Why Don’t We Do A Better Job of Treating Pain?
Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, EMT-P

3B – Educator
Coal Mining Tragedy - Lessons Learned from the Sago
Mines Tragedy of 2006
Rod Kimble, EMT-P

As the West Virginia Sago Mines tragedy of 2006 demonstrated,
the coal mining environment presents unique risks and types of
trauma. This session will provide an overview of the laws that regulate




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    conference faculty
                  Roy L. Alson, PhD, MD, FACEP            Tony Connelly, Sr. Para., BhSc,
                  Medical Director, NC Baptist AirCare    P.G.C.E.Ed
                  Medical Director, Forsyth County EMS    Resuscitation Services Manager
                  Medical Director, Special Operations    University Hospital of North Tees
                  Response Team                           Stockton on Tees, England
                  Associate Professor of Emergency
                  Medicine                                Jonathan Epstein, MEMS, NREMT-P
                  Wake Forest University                  Executive Director
                  School of Medicine                      NorthEast Emergency Medical Services,
                  Winston-Salem, North Carolina           Inc.
                                                          MA Region III EMS Council
                  Jere Baldwin, MD, FACEP, FAAFP          Wakefield, Massachusetts
                  Associate Medical Director
                  Michigan ITLS                           Thomas J. Gill IV, MD
                  Chief of Emergency Services             Associate Professor of Orthopedic
                  Mercy Hospital                          Surgery
                  Port Huron, Michigan                    Harvard Medical School
                                                          Department of Orthopedic Surgery
                  Steve Berry, BA, NREMT-P                Massachusetts General Hospital
                  Paramedic                               Sports Medicine
                  JEMS Humor Columnist                    Boston, Massachusetts
                  Woodland Park, Colorado
                                                          Murray P. Hamlet, DVM - Retired
                  Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, EMT-P      Chief, Research Support Division
                  Adjunct Professor of Emergency          U.S. Army Research Institute of
                  Medicine                                Environmental Medicine (USARIEM)
                  The George Washington University        Kingston, Massachusetts
                  Medical Center
                  Washington, DC                          Jeff Hinshaw, MS, PA-C, NREMT-P
                                                          Clinical Instructor Emergency Medicine
                  Susan M. Briggs MD, MPH, FACS           Assistant Medical Director
                  Director, International Trauma and      Forsyth County EMS
                  Disaster Institute                      EMS Educator
                  Massachusetts General Hospital          Wake Forest University
                  Associate Professor of Surgery          School of Medicine
                  Harvard Medical School                  Winston-Salem, North Carolina
                  Boston, Massachusetts
                                                          Rod Kimble, EMT-P
                  John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP             Training Center Coordinator
                  President                               Emergency Care Program Coordinator
                  International Trauma Life Support       West Virginia University
                                                          West Virginia ITLS Chapter Coordinator
                  Anthony N. Cellitti, CCEMT-P / FF III   Morgantown, West Virginia
                  RRREMS System Coordinator
                  Rockford Health System                  David Maatman, NREMT-P/IC
                  Rockford, Illinois                      Education Coordinator
                                                          AMR-West Michigan
                                                          Michigan ITLS Chapter Coordinator
                                                          Grand Rapids, Michigan




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Michael Maher, NREMT-P                         James R. Ross Jr., FF/EMT-P
Forsyth County EMS                             Training Manager
Winston-Salem, North Carolina                  Washington Township Fire Department
                                               Hillard, Ohio
Steve Nelson, NREMT-P
Program Director                               S. Robert Seitz, M.Ed., RN, NREMT-P
Stratus Center for Medical Simulation          Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine               Program Coordinator
Brigham and Women’s Hospital                   University of Pittsburgh
Boston, Massachusetts                          Center for Emergency Medicine
                                               Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
W. Bruce Patterson, EMT-P
Captain                                        J.T. Stevens, NREMT-P
Strathcona County Emergency                    Editorial Board Member
Services                                       International Trauma Life Support
ALS Instructor
Grant MacEwan College                          Scott Waugh, PT, ATC
Chair, ITLS Access Task Force                  Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada                      Director of Rehabilitation for
                                               Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins
William Pfeifer III, MD, FACS                  Boston, Massachusetts
Trauma Surgeon
Littleton-Adventist Hospital
Littleton, Colorado




                                        Save the Date!
                                          October 13 - 15, 2007
                                    Crowne Plaza Riverwalk San Antonio
                                            San Antonio, Texas

        Join ITLS along the sidewalks of the Riverwalk in sunny San Antonio, Texas,
      for the 2007 International Trauma Conference, and learn the latest advances in
     prehospital trauma care from emergency medicine experts from around the world.




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     registrant information
                                                                                               conference registration
     Please print clearly and circle your credentials. If your credentials do not appear below, please provide. The information you supply here will be used
     to generate conference badges and other materials.


     First & Last Name                                                   MD, DO, FACEP, RN, RGN, EMT, EMT-P, FF, NREMT-P, Sr. Para., PA, TEM, TEM-P, SFC, CCFP


     Address


     City                                                     State/Province                               Country                                      ZIP/Postal Code


     Telephone Number                                                               E-Mail Address

     Please note that ITLS reserves the right to cancel or close any session based on registration. Sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.
     If you need to change your selection after submitting your registration, please contact ITLS.

     concurrent session selection                              Please mark the session in each group you would like to attend.
     Friday, November 3
     choose one:    ( )                1A - Geriatric Depression and Suicide
                    ( )                1B - Influencing Prehospital Trauma Care Through High Fidelity Medical Simulation
                    ( )                1C - War Wounds
     Saturday, November 4
     AM Session
     choose one:    ( )                2A - Why Don’t We Do a Better Job of Treating Pain?
                    ( )                2B - Incorporating Case-Based Learning Into ITLS
                    ( )                2C - Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation
     PM Session
     choose one:    ( )                3A - Why Don’t We Do a Better Job of Treating Pain? (Repeat Session)
                    ( )                3B - Coal Mining Tragedy: Lessons Learned from the Sago Mines Tragedy of 2006

     registration fees                                          Before Oct. 1       After Oct. 1
     Two Day
     Two-day registrations include continental breakfast, breaks, and lunches both days.                                             registration is easy!
     Physician/Admin./Other                                     ( ) $325            ( ) $360
                                                                                                                                   I would prefer to receive my
     Nurse/EMT/EMT-P/PA/Student                                 ( ) $265            ( ) $310
                                                                                                                                   confirmation letter by:
     Special Reduced Fee for Chapter Coordinators                ( ) $265                      ( ) $310                            ( ) Email to: ____________________
     (This rate is intended for Chapter Coordinators -- excluding physicians --                                                    ( ) Standard mail
     who do not qualify for Nurse/EMT/EMT-P/PA/Student rate listed above.)
     One Day                                                                                                                       ( ) I would like an email of the
     One-day registrations include continental breakfast, breaks, and lunches on the day of attendance.                                 faculty handouts (in PDF format)
     Physician/Admin./Other                                     ( ) $230            ( ) $275                                            in advance of the conference.
     Nurse/EMT/EMT-P/PA/Student                                 ( ) $160            ( ) $210
                                                                                                                                   *Request must be received no later than
     I will attend:                                             ( ) Friday, Nov. 2 ( ) Saturday, Nov. 3                            October 23, 2006.
     ( ) Please check here if you require vegetarian fare during the conference.
                                                                                                                                   Email to: _______________________
     Workshops
     Workshop registrations include continental breakfast and breaks. Lunch is not included.
     ITLS Combined Provider Course (includes textbook)         ( ) $150                                                            Please mail completed form to:
     The Art of Traumillusion                                  ( ) $100                                                            International Trauma Life Support
     Airway: Special Situations                                ( ) $125                                                            1S280 Summit Avenue, Court B-2
                                                                                                                                   Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA
     Access Instructor Update                                            ( ) Free
     Social Event: “A Taste of New England”                                                                                        Or fax to: 630.495.6404
     Advanced registration required.                                     ____ # of Adult Tickets - $48                             Register online at www.itrauma.org
                                                                         ____ # of Child (12 and under) Tickets - $24              Call 888.495.4857 or 630.495.6442
                                                                                                                                   (int’l callers) to register by phone.
     total registration fee                                              $______________
     payment method
     No debit or check cards, please. Please do not send cash. Call ITLS at 888.495.4857/630.495.6442 (int’l callers) to arrange payment by wire transfer.
     ( ) Check enclosed (payable to ITLS)          ( ) VISA       ( ) MasterCard         ( ) Discover          ( ) American Express

     Account Number                                                                                        Exp. Date



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wednesday, november 1, 2006
8:30 am – 5:00 pm     ITLS Combined Provider Course - Part I
                                                                 schedule at a glance
8:30 am – 5:00 pm     Editorial Board Meeting
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     2006 Conference Planning Committee Meeting
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm     2006 Competition Task Force Meeting
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm    The Art of Traumillusion – Part I
thursday, november 2, 2006
8:00 am – 5:00 pm     ITLS Combined Provider Course – Part II
10:00 am – 1:00 pm    The Art of Traumillusion Workshop – Part II
8:00 am – 4:30 pm     Airway: Special Situations Workshop
8:30 am – 12:30 pm    ITLS Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm     ITLS Competition - Preliminary Round
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Access Instructor Update
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm     Conference Registration Opens
6:30 pm – 8 :30 pm    Welcoming Reception (Sponsored by Massachusetts ITLS)
                      Exhibits, Research Poster Competition and Photo Competition Open
friday, november 3, 2006
7:30 am – 8:30 am     Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am     Continental Breakfast & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo Competition
7:30 am – 5:00 pm     Committee Meetings
8:30 am – 9:00 am     Opening Session
9:00 am – 10:30 am    General Session: If Life is Worth Saving, It Must Be Worth Living
10:30 am – 11:00 am   Break & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo Competition – Credentialing Begins
11:00 am – 12:00 pm   General Session: Emergencies in Hypothermia
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm    Lunch & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo Competition – Credentialing Continues
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm    Chapter Medical Directors and Coordinators Workshop
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm     Concurrent Sessions:
                          1A - Geriatric Depression and Suicide
                          1B - Influencing Prehospital Trauma Care Through High Fidelity Medical Simulation
                          1C - War Wounds
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm     Break & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo Competition – Credentialing Continues
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm     General Session: The Hole Story: The Implications of Body Piercing
4:30 pm – 4:40 pm     Break & Exhibits Close – Credentialing Ends at 4:30 pm
4:40 pm – 6:30 pm     ITLS Business Session
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm    SOCIAL EVENT: “A Taste of New England”
saturday, november 4, 2006
7:30 am – 5:00 pm     Committee Meetings
8:00 am – 8:30 am     Registration
8:00 am – 8:30 am     Continental Breakfast & Visit the Exhibits, Research Posters and Photo Competition
8:30 am – 10:00 am    General Session: Shock: The Physiologic Perspective
10:00 am – 10:30 am   Break & Last Chance to Visit the Exhibits – Credentialing Continues
10:30 am – 11:30 am   Concurrent Sessions:
                          2A - Why Don’t We Do A Better Job of Treating Pain?
                          2B - Incorporating Case-Based Learning into ITLS
                          2C - Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation
11:45 am – 1:15 pm    Awards Luncheon
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm     Concurrent Sessions:
                          3A - Why Don’t We Do A Better Job of Treating Pain? (Repeat Session)
                          3B - Coal Mining Tragedy - Lessons Learned from the Sago Mines Tragedy of 2006
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm     ITLS Competition – Final Round
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm     Break – Credentialing Ends
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm     General Session: Changing Priorities for Trauma Centers in Disaster Medical Response
4:30 pm – 4:40 pm     Break
4:40 pm – 6:00 pm     ITLS Business Session
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Conference Planning Committee 2007
6:30 pm               EMS Tours & Ambulance Ride-Alongs (Pre-reserved)
sunday, november 5, 2006
8:30 am - 12:30 pm    Board of Directors Meeting


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