NW States Trauma Conference

If you are registering for this event TODAY ( 6/11/2020), please contact Pam Bilyeu  or Elizabeth Herber-Larson for the conference link.

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OHSU presents the 31st annual northwest states trauma conference.

Join us to hear the most current and topical information presented by nationally-recognized faculty. Topics will include trauma care during the pre-hospital, resuscitative, operative, critical care and recovery phases.  The target audience for this conference is physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Our distinguished national guest speakers this year include Dr. Jason Sperry from the University of Pittsburgh and  the 142nd Medical Group Detachment of the Oregon Air National Guard.


Thursday June 11, 2020

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.        Introduction and announcements

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.        Pre-hospital resuscitation algorithm: what is the evidence?

                                Jason Sperry, M.D.   

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.        Pre-hospital plasma: Who truly benefits and why?

                                Jason Sperry, M.D.   

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.        Effects of TBI in the pediatric population

                                Tyler Duffield, Ph.D.

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.        The use of thromboelastogram in trauma

                                Martin Schreiber, MD

4:00 p.m.                  Adjourn

Friday June 12, 2020

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.        Introduction and announcements

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.           Pediatric traumatic brain injuries

                                    Christina Sayama, M.D.

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.        Pediatric spine trauma

                                Christina Sayama, M.D., M.P.H.

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.        Impact of COVID 19 on EMS and Emergency Department in Trauma patients

                                Jon Jui, M.D., M.P.H

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.      Break

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.    Emergency Medicine in Trauma

                                Jon Jui, M.D., M.P.H

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

                                Karen Brasel, M.D., M.P.H

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.      Tele-palliative care at rural hospitals

                                Karen Brasel, M.D., M.P.H.

11:30 – 12:00           142d Medical Group Detachment-1 Capabilities and Request Criteria

                                Lieutenant Colonel Torree McGowan, M.D.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.      Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.        Preserving the option of organ donation for every patient and family

                                Darren Malinoski, M.D

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.        Optimizing organ donor physiology

                                Darren Malinoski, M.D

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.        Whole blood in trauma

                                Martin Schreiber, M.D.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.        How to survive a zombie apocalypse using the National Response Framework

                                Lieutenant Colonel Torree McGowan, M.D.

CME Information

Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.