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Chattanooga Convention Center

1150 Carter Street

Chattanooga, TN 37402

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Join Erlanger Health System's Trauma Services for another year of exceptional presentations and hands on training during the 11th Annual Trauma and Critical Care Symposium. As the leading educational opportunity in Erlanger’s Trauma Region, this event promises to deliver exciting information you can take home and put into practice!

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 - Trauma and Critical Care Conference Day
Featured Keynote Speaker:
Colonel Todd E. Rasmussen, MD, FACS, United States Air Force Medical Corps will discuss Military Innovations - Impact on Civilian Trauma. Following completion of his vascular fellowship in 2001, Col. Rasmussen began caring for the initial combat casualties of the War in Afghanistan at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC. In 2004 Col. Rasmussen conducted a wide-ranging vascular injury and hemorrhage control research and technology innovation program during his deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom – Air Force Theater Hospital –Balad Air Base. His research, development and teaching efforts have resulted in 100+ peer reviewed publications, 25 book chapters, 2 textbooks, and 4 original patents or copyrights.

Service and Appointments Include:
Deputy Director of the US Combat Casualty Care Research Program, Fort Detrick, MD Professor of Surgery at The Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD Surgeon at Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center – Baltimore, MD Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Deputy Commander of the Institute of Surgical Research – San Antonio, TX (2010-2013) Tours of Service Balad Air Base Iraq (2005, 2008), Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan (2010, 2012) Afghan National Army Hospital, Kabul (2006) Led surgical training missions Rabat, Morocco (2006), Rawalpindi, Pakistan (2007), and St. Petersberg, Russia (2005, 2007)

We welcome Dr. Rasmussen to Chattanooga and look forward to his presentation.

Additional confirmed speakers include Jessica Reynolds, MD; Amy Hildreth, MD; Jenny Mahaffey, MD; Collegedale, TN, Police Chief Brian Hickman; Joseph Miller, MD, Harold Lovvorn, MD; Benjamin Dart, MD; and Robert Maxwell, MD.

Friday, August 10th, 2018 – Cadaver and Skills Lab Day
An opportunity to immerse yourself in 18,000 square feet of hands-on training! Practice interventions for trauma and critically ill patients across the spectrum of care. Expand your skills with simulation experiences, skill procedures on human tissue, and a variety of educational stations including anatomy of an airway, massive transfusion, REBOA - damage control resuscitation, pediatric, OB, & geriatric trauma, plus much more!

With 30 years of World Class Trauma Care experience, Erlanger Health System continues to fulfill our mission by providing the best trauma and critical care education for regional and national healthcare partners.

Watch for agenda updates!

Lodging Information - Unfortunately, there is no block of rooms available at the Marriott adjacent to the Chattanooga Convention Center. Call early for reservations if you want to stay there. Other hotels within short walking distance (< 0.3 miles) of the Convention Center include the Staybridge Suites, the Days Inn Rivergate, The Chattanoogan, and the Dwell Hotel. Other downtown and area lodging options can be found on the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau website https://www.chattanoogafun.com/.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are multiple transportation options to/from the Convention Center. Check with your hotel for shuttle service. The Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) operates a free electric shuttle with stops throughout downtown. CARTA's Public Library stop is close to the Convention Center. Shuttle map can be found at http://www.carta-bus.org/maps/shuttlemap.pdf. Options such as local taxi service and Uber are also available.

Limited parking is available at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Registered attendees who park in the Convention Center lot will receive one free parking pass for each day of attendance. Other parking lots are available throughout downtown.

What can I bring into the event?

We highly suggest you bring a jacket or dress in layers for comfort each day. It is usually cold in the Convention Center. NO photos by camera or cell phone are permitted in the Cadaver & Skills Lab. This policy is STRICTLY enforced.

Is CME/CEU available?

Applications for CME and CEU have been submitted to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Tennessee Nurses Association, and the Office of EMS Georgia Department of Public Health.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact 423/757-0824 (Patricia.Lewis@erlanger.org) or 423/778-5620 (Regena.Young@erlanger.org) with questions.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 30 days prior to the Symposium.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Please update on Eventbrite and email patricia.lewis@erlanger.org as well.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes your ticket is transferrable. Please update on Eventbrite and email patricia.lewis@erlanger.org with details.


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