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Hartford Hospital                                                                             The 8th Annual
Department of Traumatology & Emergency Medicine
80 Seymour Street CB 101                                                         Connecticut Trauma Conference
Hartford, CT 06102
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: CONNECTICUT TRAUMA CONFERENCE, INC.
Registration and Refund Policy
Confirmation of receipt of registration will not be provided. Cancellations
and refund requests must be received in writing no later than March 15, 2006.
A $50.00 handling fee will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be
granted for requests received after March 15, 2006.
Sponsored by the American College of Surgeons CT Committee on Trauma
For further information contact:
Ronald I. Gross, MD, FACS
Hartford Hospital                                                                Looking Back to the Future
80 Seymour Street CB 101                                                         With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast
Hartford, CT 06102
Telephone: 860-545-4187
E-mail: rgross@harthosp.org                                                      March 30 & 31, 2006




Looking Back to the Future
With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast




                                                                                       March 30 & 31, 2006
                                                                                Foxwoods Conference Center
                                                                                       Grand Pequot Tower
                                                                                      Ledyard, Connecticut



                The 8th Annual                                                                                               Presorted
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Hartford, CT 06102




Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31, 2006

Looking Back to the Future
With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast




                             The 8th Annual
Connecticut Trauma Conference




Looking Back to the Future
With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast

March 30 & 31, 2006
                                                   Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31, 2006

                  Looking Back to the Future With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast

                   Connecticut Trauma Conference
Course Overview                                                                                                       Course Objectives
The goal of the Connecticut Trauma Conference is to provide a multidisciplinary                                       1. To review and discuss issues related to patient and provider
approach to the discussion of complex issues and subjects that affect the care of the                                    safety in the pre-hospital setting.
                                                                                                                      2. To review and discuss systems problems encountered in recent
injured patient. A faculty of well recognized local and national experts in all aspects
                                                                                                                         disaster management and discuss potential solutions.
of trauma care will provide the audience with their own unique perspectives on                                        3. To review and discuss special needs of the pregnant, morbidly obese,
issues dealing with disaster management, pre-hospital patient care, and pre-hospital                                     or elderly trauma patient.
provider safety. There will be a discussion of multisystem organ injuries, including                                  4. To review and discuss issues related to the care of the pediatric
solid abdominal and orthopedic injuries, and pointed discussions related to the effects                                  trauma patient.
of the recent Gulf Coast hurricanes will be presented. Also discussed will be trauma                                  5. To become familiar with the “Second Trauma” concept, and deal with
                                                                                                                         the trauma of loss.
care in populations presenting with special needs.                                                                    6. To appreciate the historical importance of, and the future of the oldest
                                                                                                                         continually operating hospital in the United States.

Thursday, March 30, 2006                                                                                   Friday, March 31, 2006
Moderator: Ronald Gross, MD                                                                                Moderator: John Bonadies, MD
7 am – 7:50 am                                        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm                                    7 am – 7:50 am                                        12 noon – 1:30 pm
Registration & Continental Breakfast                  Disaster Management:                                 Registration & Continental Breakfast                  Lunch
                                                      What We Haven’t Learned                                                                                    Keynote Speaker: Harry Teter
7:50 am – 8 am                                        Moderator: Samir Fakhry, MD                          7:50 am – 8 am                                        “Trauma after Trauma
Welcome Remarks and Introduction                      “The Connecticut Disaster Management System” –       Welcome Remarks and Introduction                      – Coping With Life After Death”
                                                      Lenworth Jacobs, MD
8 am – 10 am                                                                                               8:00 am – 10:00 am                                    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
                                                      “Disaster Mode Hospital Care – When to Fold ‘Em”
Issues in Pre-hospital Care                                                                                Controversies in Solid Organ Injury                   Extremity Salvage Techniques
                                                      – Norman McSwain, MD
Moderator: Peter Jacoby, MD                                                                                Moderator: Michael Ajemian, MD                        Moderator: Rolf Langeland, MD
                                                      “Developing an Urban Health Care System –
“Staying Alive in the Field” – Nadine Levick, MD                                                           “We Are Operating Too Often” – Samir Fakhry, MD       “Fixing What’s Broke – Again”
                                                      Overnight” – Kenneth Mattox, MD
“Airway Management in the Field”                                                                           “We Are Not Operating Enough” – Tom Bell, MD          – Michael Baumgaertner, MD
                                                      “New Orleans: Disaster Management with a
– Ralph Miro, BS, REMT-P                                                                                   “Angiographic Management”                             “Spanning the Gap with Tissue Replacement”
                                                      Broken System” – Lynn Piacentini, RN, CCRN,
“Extrication and Care – Are They Compatible?”                                                              – Salvatore Sclafani, MD                              – Joseph Shin, MD
                                                      EMT-P
– Steve Haemmerle, RRT, EMT-P                                                                              “When to Immunize – Too Early or Too Late”            “Hyperbaric Oxygen & Limb Salvage”
“Civilian Aeromedical Evacuation”                     3:00 pm – 3:30 pm                                    – Kofi Abbensetts, MD                                  – George Perdrizet, MD
– Kenneth Robinson, MD                                Break
                                                                                                           10 am – 10:30 am                                      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
10 am – 10:30 am                                      3:30 pm – 5 pm                                       Break                                                 Interesting Cases
Break                                                 Management Challenges in Special Populations                                                               Moderator: Timothy Hall, MD
                                                                                                           10:30 am – 12 noon
                                                      Moderator: John Schulz, MD                                                                                 Tom Bell, MD
10:30 am – 11:30 am                                                                                        Pediatric Trauma
                                                      “Trauma in Pregnancy” – Kathleen LaVorgna, MD                                                              Joseph Kambe, MD
Keynote Speaker: Norman McSwain, MD                                                                        Moderator: Larry Moss, MD
                                                      “Trauma & the Morbidly Obese”                                                                              Manuel Lorenzo, MD
“Charity Hospital – the Life (and Death?)                                                                  “Pre-hospital Care” – Norman McSwain, MD
                                                      – Robert Brautigam, MD                                                                                     Anthony Morgan, MD
of an Icon”                                                                                                “Neurological Assessment in the Injured Child”
                                                      “Trauma in the Geriatric Patient”
                                                                                                           – Richard Weiss, MD
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                                    – Thomas Scalea, MD
                                                                                                           “Imaging in the Pediatric Patient”
Lunch – Buffet                                                                                             – Salvatore Sclafani, MD
                                                      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Luncheon Speaker: Nadine Levick, MD
                                                      Reception
“Ambulance Safety – Fact or Fiction?”


Kofi Abbensetts, MD, FACS                               Ronald I. Gross, MD, FACS                             Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, FACS                           Lynn Piacentini, RN, CCRN, EMT-P
Assistant Professor of Traumatology &                  Associate Director of Trauma                          Director of Trauma                                    Hartford Hospital
Emergency Medicine                                     Hartford Hospital                                     Norwalk Hospital                                      EMS Education
Hartford Hospital                                      Assistant Professor of Traumatology,                  Norwalk, CT                                           Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT                                           Surgery & Emergency Medicine
                                                                                                             Nadine Levick, MD, MPH                                Kenneth Robinson, MD, FACEP
                                                       University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Michael Ajemian, MD, FACS                                                                                    Director, Objective Safety LLC                        Medical Director, LIFE STAR
                                                       Chair, American College of Surgeons
Associate Director of Trauma                                                                                 New York, NY                                          Hartford Hospital
                                                       Connecticut Committee on Trauma
St. Mary’s Hospital                                                                                                                                                Hartford, CT
                                                       Hartford, CT                                          Manuel Lorenzo, MD, FACS
Waterbury, CT
                                                                                                             Surgical Critical Care                                Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS
                                                       Timothy S. Hall, MD, FACS
Michael Baumgaertner, MD, FACS                                                                               Hartford Hospital                                     Director, MIEMSS
                                                       Chair, Department of Surgery
Yale New Haven Hospital                                                                                      Hartford, CT                                          R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
                                                       Stamford Hospital
Department of Orthopedics                                                                                                                                          Baltimore, MD
                                                       Bennett Medical Center                                Kenneth Mattox, MD, FACS
Yale-New Haven
                                                       Stamford, CT                                          Professor of Surgery                                  John T. Schulz, III, MD, FACS
New Haven, CT
                                                                                                             Baylor College of Medicine                            Director of Trauma
                                                       Steve Haemmerle, RRT, EMT-P
Tom Bell, MD, FACS                                                                                           Smith Tower                                           Bridgeport Hospital
                                                       LIFE STAR
Director, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care                                                                    Houston, TX                                           Bridgeport, CT
                                                       Hartford Hospital
William Backus Hospital
                                                       Hartford, CT                                          Norman McSwain, MD, FACS                              Salvator J.A. Sclafani, MD
Vice-Chair, American College of Surgeons
                                                                                                             Professor of Surgery                                  Professor and Chairman of Radiology
CT Committee on Trauma                                 Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS
                                                                                                             Tulane University                                     Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine
Norwich, CT                                            Professor of Surgery
                                                                                                             Charity Hospital                                      SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
                                                       Chairman, Department of Traumatology &
John Bonadies, MD, FACS                                                                                      New Orleans, LA                                       Chief of Radiology and
                                                       Emergency Medicine
Director of Trauma                                                                                                                                                 President of the Medical Board
                                                       University of Connecticut School of Medicine          Ralph A. Miro, BS, REMT-P
Hospital of St. Raphael                                                                                                                                            Kings County Hospital Center
                                                       Director, EMS/Trauma Program/LIFE STAR                EMS Coordinator
Vice-Chair, American College of Surgeons                                                                                                                           Brooklyn, NY
                                                       Hartford Hospital                                     Waterbury Hospital
CT Committee on Trauma
                                                       Hartford, CT                                          Waterbury, CT                                         Joseph Shin, MD, FACS
New Haven, CT
                                                                                                                                                                   Yale University School of Medicine
                                                       Peter Jacoby, MD, FACEP                               Anthony Morgan, MD, FACS
Robert T. Brautigam, MD, FACS                                                                                                                                      Department of Plastic Surgery
                                                       Director, Emergency Medicine                          Chief of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery                                                                                                                                     New Haven, CT
                                                       St. Mary’s Hospital                                   St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
                                                       Waterbury, CT                                         Hartford, CT                                          Harry Teter
Director, Medical Education Trauma Program
                                                                                                                                                                   Executive Director
Associate Director                                     Joseph Kambe, MD, FACS                                Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS
                                                                                                                                                                   American Trauma Society
Surgical Intensive Care Unit                           New Britain General Hospital                          Yale University School of Medicine
                                                                                                                                                                   Upper Marlboro, MD
Hartford Hospital                                      Department of Surgery                                 Department of Pediatric Surgery
Hartford, CT                                           New Britain, CT                                       New Haven, CT                                         Richard Weiss, MD, FACS
                                                                                                                                                                   Director of Trauma
Samir Fakhry, MD, FACS                                 Rolf Langeland, MD, FACS                              George Perdrizet, MD, FACS
                                                                                                                                                                   Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Department of Surgery                                  Orthopaedic Specialty Group                           Medical Director
                                                                                                                                                                   Hartford, CT
INOVA Fairfax Hospital                                 Fairfield, CT                                          Center for Wound Healing and
Falls Church, VA                                                                                             Hyperbaric Medicine
                                                                                                             Hartford Hospital
                                                                                                             Hartford, CT


Continuing Education Credit                                                                       Hotel Accommodations
Physicians                                                                                        A block of rooms has been reserved for the program at the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods. The room rate is $150.00 per
The Hartford Hospital is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor           night. For reservations please call Foxwoods at 1-800-FOXWOOD (800-369-9663), and provide the reservations agent with
continuing medical education for physicians, and designates this CME activity for up to           the group code F21717 and reference the Connecticut Trauma Conference. Reservations may also be made on-line by
                                                                                                  going to www.foxwoods.com. Select reservations, and provide the information given above. Reservations must be made
16.5 credit hours in Category I of the Physicians Recognition Award of the American Medical
                                                                                                  prior to March 15, 2006 to secure the group rate.
Association. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually
spent in the educational activity.                                                                 The Connecticut State Committee on Trauma would                      Additional support was received from:
Nurses                                                                                             like to thank:                                                        Acute Care Surgical
The Hartford Hospital Nursing Education and Research Department has been approved as a             William W. Backus Hospital                                            Aspen Medical Products
provider of Nursing Continuing Education by the Connecticut Nursing Association, which is          B-K Medical                                                           Ethicon Endo-Surgical
                                                                                                   Connecticut Children’s Medical Center                                 LifeCell
accredited as an approver of Nursing Continuing Education by the Commission on Accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                         Jerome Medical
of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. CH approval is pending.                               Hartford Hospital                                                     Johnson & Johnson Wound Management
EMS-I
                                                                                                   Norwalk Hospital                                                      KCI
                                                                                                   St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center                                 LifeChoice Donor Services
This program has been approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of
                                                                                                                                                                         LIFE STAR
Emergency Medical Services for up to 16 continuing education units for EMS-I's who complete        St. Mary’s Hospital & Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                                         Novo Nordisk
this program.                                                                                      St. Vincent’s Hospital                                                Ortho-McNeil
                                                                                                   Yale-New Haven Hospital                                               PCC Technology Group
                                                                                                   for their generous educational grants in support of                   Smiths Medical
                                                                                                                                                                         SonoSite
                                                                                                   this conference.


                        Looking Back to the Future With a Focus on the Ravaged Gulf Coast
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